Simple Southwestern Quinoa Salad!

This is a really easy and versatile recipe. This can be used as side dish, for stuff other vegetables like sweet peppers or potatoes, or you can use this as a full meal to make at the beginning of the week, that you can take everywhere with you! There is minimal cooking, as you must … Continue reading Simple Southwestern Quinoa Salad!

Quinoa and Cabbage Stuffed Squash

It's winter and squash is in season! I LOVE squash, and it's such a versatile vegetable to cook with. You can boil it, roast it, stuff it, shred it, mash it, literally anything you think of! This recipe was not even made on purpose. I had decided to make a quinoa, rice and cabbage salad … Continue reading Quinoa and Cabbage Stuffed Squash

Ukrainian Purple Cabbage and Kale Salad

Purple cabbage is a common staple in Ukraine, as is parsley and radish. Together in a salad, the taste is divine! This is a great salad to add to a hummus or quinoa wrap, as the crunch in it will give your wrap some extra texture. The addition of kale also helps to add some … Continue reading Ukrainian Purple Cabbage and Kale Salad

Pineapple Banana Kiwi Spirulina Kale Smoothie

This is a great way to get a lot of spirulina in your smoothies, without the overpowering seaweedy fishy taste that that come with it. In your blender, add in: - 2 frozen bananas - 1 to 1 1/2 cups pineapple, fresh or frozen - 1 kiwi - handful of parsley - 1 tbsp. spirulina … Continue reading Pineapple Banana Kiwi Spirulina Kale Smoothie

Tabouli Stuffed Tomatoes

I was driving to the store specifically to get the remaining ingredients needed for my raw tabouli, when I heard on NPR radio someone talking about the fresh tomatoes in their garden. I then thought how awesome it would be if I stuffed tomatoes with my tabouli! So...here is the finished product! No oil, no wheat, nuts … Continue reading Tabouli Stuffed Tomatoes

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Walnut Basil Pesto!

Wondering what to make for dinner tonight? Well look no further! We have some raw vegan stuffed peppers for you! These are stuffed with a quinoa salad, and if you are familiar with quinoa, you know you have to cook it. This is one of the few grains and vegetables that I do eat cooked, … Continue reading Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Walnut Basil Pesto!

Carrot Leaf, Apple & Kale with Acerola Smoothie

LOOK AT THAT GORGEOUS COLOR! I recently found frozen acerola at Central Market. In Brazil I looooved eating these fruits, and they are so good for you! I came up with a delicous smoothie using acerola! If you don't have it, don't worry. The apple in this works fine too! - about 1 cup of … Continue reading Carrot Leaf, Apple & Kale with Acerola Smoothie