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Gluten-Free Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

Gluten-Free Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

This is a twist of traditional tabouleh, but instead of using cracked wheat, I used couscous to make it gluten free. This recipe is part of my pandemic pantry meals collection, whereby I’m using what I have in my fridge – and may not have…

Stuffed Breakfast Potatoes Recipe

Stuffed Breakfast Potatoes Recipe

These twice baked (cooked) potatoes are filled with eggs, cheese and green chiles. They do take some time to prepare, but you can make a big batch and then reheat or keep warm – perfect for family brunches (since we’re all on lockdown, I guess…

Lemon Blueberry Quickbread Loaf Recipe

Lemon Blueberry Quickbread Loaf Recipe

This quickbread loaf mixes up quickly and the lemon is such a delicious tangy sweet addition to blueberries. This is a great way to use up blueberries that may not be firm anymore! Waste not! (more…)

Roasted Cranberry SuperFood Salad

Roasted Cranberry SuperFood Salad

  This hearty superfood salad is packed with nutrition and is a great healthy choice for dinnertime!  The tart cranberries, packed with Vitamin C, are a perfect match for the roasted sweet potatoes and cauliflower.

Pantry Meals: Quinoa Broccoli Bake

Pantry Meals: Quinoa Broccoli Bake

If you bought quinoa for the ‘pandemic shutdown’ and you’re still staring at it in your pantry, here’s a recipe that you’ll family will love!

Cooking Safe: Non-Stick Always Pan

Cooking Safe: Non-Stick Always Pan

If you’re like me, you’re at home cooking the days away during this international pandemic. I’m trying to cook high quality nutritional meals for my family, which also made me think about WHAT I was cooking these meals in.

Now is a good time to re-evaluate our non-stick cookware to make sure that what we’re cooking with is a safe choice. I am really enjoying my Always Pan for a multi-tude of reasons! Not only is this pan durable, but it has non-stick ceramic coating that’s easy to clean. It’s also been tested to be safe for you and the folks around your table.  The Always Pan is free of Teflon, PFOA, & PTFEs for peace of mind & body. (more…)

Roasted Fennel & Potato Salad with Peas

Roasted Fennel & Potato Salad with Peas

Fennel seems to pop up everywhere in the Springtime. It’s an easy to grow fluffy green plant with a slightly licorice taste in both the greenery and the white bulbs at the base. If the fennel plant is large, simply chop off a few bulbs…

Beans From Scratch, It Ain’t No Thing

Beans From Scratch, It Ain’t No Thing

If you eat beans from a can, you’re doing it wrong. So wrong. Making beans from scratch (soak and Instant Pot) not only taste better, but it’s super cost-effective and dried beans have a very long shelf life. A bag of beans for about a…

Lemony Spring Lentil + Chard Soup

Lemony Spring Lentil + Chard Soup

Pantry Series: Soups that are easy to make with staples on hand like dried lentils and onions.
This lentil and rainbow chard soup with freshly squeezed lemon juice is incredibly easy to make! It’s also very healthy as the lentils provide an expensive source of high-quality protein, and the fresh lemon and chard are high in vitamin C.  A cup of Swiss chard provides 44 percent of the daily allowance of vitamin A and 18 percent of the recommended amount of vitamin C. This recipe also uses fresh (uncooked) lemon juice, and just one lemon packs over 30mg of Vitamin C. This tasty lentil soup is no fuss, and will be ready to eat within an hour!

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