Crock Pot Vegetable Quinoa

Croc Pot Quinoa and Vegetables

Image Credit: Mom’s with Crock Pots I’m finally learning to like quinoa but haven’t tried it in the crock pot yet. So, when I happened upon this easy, healthy and delicious looking recipe for crock pot vegetable quinoa from Amanda at Moms with Crock Pots I felt compelled to share. It’s just the kind of… 

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Lemony Lentil Quinoa Salad

Light Healthy Lemon Lentil Quinoa Salad

This lemony lentil quinoa salad is one from the archives. It’s the recipe that finally turned me into a quinoa lover. Which, I must admit took a while. Have you ever cooked with quinoa (KEEN-wa)?  It’s a South American grain-like seed that you cook like rice, simmering it in water or broth until the liquid is absorbed…. 

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Slow Cooker Multigrain Cereal

Slow Cooker Multigrain Cereal

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 126) I hate feeling rushed, especially first thing in the morning. So, I try to give myself plenty of time between getting up and heading out for my private yoga appointments. One strategy that can really help save time in the morning is to have breakfast ready and… 

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Cumin Scented Black Beans and Quinoa

Recipe for Cumin Scented Quinoa and Black Beans

Looking for a tasty alternative to black beans and rice? How about Black Beans and Quinoa? It’s an easy, healthy and delicious, protein-rich dish that works equally well as a side or main dish.  Serve it plain, or to fancy it up.  “Top it with fresh tomato salsa and crumbled queso fresco or feta cheese,”… 

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Toasted Coconut Banana Quinoa Breakfast Pudding

Toasted Coconut Banana Quinoa

After several days indulging in a few too many sweet treats that included lemon coconut tea cake, chocolate egg nests, and Easter sugar cookies, my body is ready for a break from the sugar and a return to healthier, simpler fare. A great place for me to focus getting back on track is with breakfast. A… 

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Chicken And Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit

Chicken and Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit

A light and tasty twist on chicken salad – grilled chicken, quinoa, green peas, apricots, and raisins tossed with orange juice, rice wine vinegar, and olive oil and sprinkled with toasted pine nuts. This healthy and delicious chicken and quinoa salad with dried fruit and pine nuts is packed with protein that will keep you… 

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Skinny Pumpkin Granola with Quinoa & Cranberries

Low Fat Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Cranberry Granola

The idea for this skinny pumpkin granola with quinoa and cranberries was planted back in August when I saw Stephanie’s post for slow cooker pumpkin granola. Since temperatures were still in the triple digits at the time I tucked it away until it felt more like fall. Now that it’s October my mind has turned to… 

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