Tag: Quinoa

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Apple Salad

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Apple Salad
Now that I’m living in the suburbs, I’m seeking out all the nearby healthy dining options.  A neighbor recommended True Juice and my adventurous mom agreed to try it with me.  I picked a pre-packed dairy-free tuna salad and she chose a quinoa salad.  We also tried green smoothies and only wished there were more... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Black Bean Enchilada Bake

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Black Bean Enchilada Bake
Are you interested in eating meatless on Mondays?  Or limiting the amount of meat in your diet?  Are you one of those people that need substantial meals?  Here are some benefits of cutting meat from your diet one day a week. I adapted a recipe from Tablespoon that is a hit with all ages.  It... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Bibimbap with Quinoa and Tofu

Meatless Monday: Bibimbap with Quinoa and Tofu
My first bibimbap experience was with my co-worker, actually I think she was my boss, in the days I worked in advertising pre kids and yoga. After a client meeting, always-up-for-an-adventure-Karen was driving me home and asked if I minded stopping at the best Asian market in Chicago. It is called Joong Boo Market right... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Quinoa Black Bean Sliders

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Black Bean Sliders
I’m savoring the slow autumn cool down of this month.  Each morning I survey the beauty of our quiet street as I step outside to take the kids to school.  The yellow and orange leaves on the trees, the pumpkins and spooky decorations make me smile day after day. My closet is ready with sweaters... Read more »

Carrot, Quinoa and Pistacho Salad for Meatless Monday and Passover

Carrot, Quinoa and Pistacho Salad for Meatless Monday and Passover
Not only is quinoa a superfood, it is also Kosher for Passover.  I will be bringing this light and colorful salad to our family’s Passover Seder tonight.  The spring-influenced salad would also be a nice side dish for Easter. Quinoa, pronounced keenwa, has a very high protein content and contains amino acids, which can ward... Read more »

Quinoa salad, potty talk and yoga books

Quinoa salad, potty talk and yoga books
Today’s Meatless Monday recipe is a beautiful and simple Quinoa Salad with Shaved Brussel Sprouts from Katherine Martinelli.  This an ideal recipe to make a big batch at the beginning of the week and eat daily for lunch, snack or dinner. I don’t have a full Meatless Monday review today as my writing has kept me... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Creamy Kale Millet

Meatless Monday: Creamy Kale Millet
If I say to you, “Creamy Kale Millet,” does that sound like an addictive, delicious, vitamin rich dish?  Or do you assume it is a dry salad that will leave you hungry? It is not dry and it will not leave you hungry. This vegan dish is rich, filling, the perfect consistency and healthy.   My yoga coworker friend raved about this recipe... Read more »

Meatless Monday Guest Post: Lime Quinoa

By the time you are reading this, I should be sitting on a sunny beach building sand castles with my kids.   I will do my best to eat meatless in the South. I am not yet sure if that will be a challenge, there is a lot of fried food here.  Author of Feast for All Seasons, Sarah... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Burgers

Another Chicago Now blogger wrote a compelling piece about the superfood quinoa and suggested this week’s recipe.  I didn’t know much about quinoa and did some research. Quinoa, pronounced keenwa, has a very high protein content and contains amino acids, which can ward of illnesses.  In addition, it contains a large amount of fiber and iron.  Quinoa... Read more »
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