There’s been a couple of oh-so-tiny desserts recently and one soup but we’re still on our 2017 Challenge of Rice Bowls and Salads. Here’s the latest recipe to hit our table as we strive for health and weight loss. . . . → Read More: Grilled Portobello and Red Quinoa Vegetable Salad
Still, it remains to be seen if we make our (usual) yearly trek to Northern New Mexico.
Moon over Inn on Alameda, December 2014
So, I am still wistfully thinking about our past trips and posting a few pictures as I revisit our past journeys.
El Santuario de Chimayó on Christmas Day, 2011
. . . → Read More: Southwest Quinoa and Kale Salad with NM Red Chile Vinaigrette
This tangy vinaigrette is perfect for greens. It is perfect for a composed chicken salad. It is perfect for quinoa and kale. Cumin Citronette is so good, I tried it on all three salads. . . . → Read More: Tangy Cumin Citronette and a Salad Trifecta
The holidays were kind of a blur this year. We spent time with family and friends for almost a solid two weeks. No worries, though, it was a wonderful time. (Mostly. There was the typical drama that we were soon laughing over. Nothing major.)
We traveled to the Denver area on the 21st to . . . → Read More: Festive Quinoa Salad
Today I present a cool summer salad. Check it out and don’t forget you have only three more days to enter THE GIVEAWAY! . . . → Read More: Feta and Chickpea Pesto Salad for #HotSummerEats
This salad was inspired from my lunch at the CIA run pop-up bakery in San Antonio last month. It combines quinoa, wild rice, peas, carrots, and radish. . . . → Read More: Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad
So, you’ve heard there’s no such thing as a free lunch, right?
Well, at my school, there is.
One of the few perks of the teachers and staff is that we all get a free lunch. Really, this does add up and it is a real benefit. I hate to complain, though, but . . . → Read More: Italian Quinoa-White Bean Salad
This salad is my SRC post for July. I was very intimidated by my pairing this month. 🙂 . . . → Read More: Quinoa Fiesta Salad
A salad for summer. (I know, I am rushing the season!) . . . → Read More: Red Quinoa Greek Salad
On our last trip to Santa Fe, I had a beautiful stuffed acorn squash with brown rice, black bean chili, red sauce, and cojita at Harry’s Roadhouse. I really wanted to try to capture the New Mexican influence of that simple stuffed squash meal at Harry’s to help us with our New Mexico blues. And, I wanted to make it a bit healthier. Instead of brown rice, I used quinoa, added kale, and included some chili spice. I present Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa, Kale, and Dried Tomatoes. . . . → Read More: Santa Fe-Inspired Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash