Cauliflower Rice with Collard Greens and Shitake Noodles

Cauliflower rice is a popular staple in my house. First, I'm not a huge fan of regular rice. I grew up eating it almost every day and I just don't care for it. When I discovered quinoa, I was overjoyed that there was a rice alternative. Then when cauliflower rice came around, that was even better. … Continue reading Cauliflower Rice with Collard Greens and Shitake Noodles

Quinoa Bowl with Sweet Potato and Kale

Another delicious quinoa dish, that you can make on the weekends and save in batches for your lunches during the week! This dish is very versatile and saves really well. You can add additional vegetables or sauces to it if you like, and it gets even better. This is the base recipe option, so feel … Continue reading Quinoa Bowl with Sweet Potato and Kale

Portobello Mushroom Tacos with Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

In case you haven't noticed yet, I love mushrooms. Pretty much any type. In fact, if you search the word "mushroom" on my website, you will find over 55 recipes containing mushrooms! Some of my favorite mushroom recipes are my Weekend Breakfast Bowl, Oyster Mushroom Pasta, Oyster Mushroom Burrito, and Roasted Portobello with Chickpea Basil … Continue reading Portobello Mushroom Tacos with Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

Quinoa with Broccoli and Butternut Squash

This dish came about because I had eaten all my lunch meals for the week early, as I ended up eating the same thing for lunch and dinner two days in row. When I came home on Wednesday night, I realized I didn't have any lunches to bring to work with me for Thursday and … Continue reading Quinoa with Broccoli and Butternut Squash

Quinoa, Sauteed Veggies and Walnuts

Yes, it's me with another quinoa dish, I just can't stop! Once I find a mixture or base dish that I really love, e.g. quinoa and sauteed mushrooms/onions, then building from that makes it so much easier. Of course, if you don't like mushrooms (or onions), you can always substitute for something else. The addition … Continue reading Quinoa, Sauteed Veggies and Walnuts

Quinoa, Baba Ganoush and Lemon Roasted Asparagus

It's still asparagus season, which means I'm still finding ways to incorporate it into my diet. One of the best tips for eating healthy, local, and organic is to eat seasonal foods. If you are a co-op or CSA member, you will get seasonal vegetables and fruit from your local farmer. This means weeks of … Continue reading Quinoa, Baba Ganoush and Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Shiitake Mushroom, Kale and Red Potato Bowl

Well, here we are again...another mushroom recipe! And yes, similar to my Potato Vegan Tacos, and yes, also similar to my Quinoa and Sauteed Mushrooms recipe.  What can I say, I love mushrooms and I love kale! Call this one a hybrid between the two. Let's talk for a moment about shiitake mushrooms. Mushrooms in … Continue reading Shiitake Mushroom, Kale and Red Potato Bowl

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Chickpea Basil Pesto

I love portobello mushrooms, but I could never figure out an easy, tasty way to cook them. I've sauteed and grilled in the past and used red wine, but I always thought that there must be some better way. Enter tamari sauce and coconut oil! Wow! Grilling these with just two ingredients made all the … Continue reading Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Chickpea Basil Pesto

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!