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 […]

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 Cumin Scented 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, you can “Top it with fresh tomato salsa and crumbled queso […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lightened Up Quinoa and Corn Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Lightened Up Quinoa & Corn Salad with toasted Pumpkin Seeds

This yummy quinoa and corn salad with toasted pumpkin seeds is a lightened up version of one in the cookbook, Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients, from the editors of  Whole Living Magazine. It’s another recipe that’s helped me overcome my initial aversion to quinoa. (Camilla’s Lemony Lentil & Quinoa Salad was the first […]

Southwest Stoplight Quinoa Salad Recipe

Southwest Stoplight Quinoa Salad

After my success with Camilla’s lemony lentil and quinoa salad recipe last week, I was excited to try my hand at another quinoa salad recipe. What can I say, except I’m a creature of habit, who likes to repeat what’s working for me! This one is a quinoa variation for Stoplight Salad featured in the […]

Camilla’s Lemony Lentil and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Light Healthy Lemon Lentil Quinoa Salad

Finally a quinoa recipe I really really honesty and truly can say I like. This lemony lentil and quinoa salad recipe is a winner for me and I owe it all to Camilla Saulsbury and her latest cookbook, 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking: 500 Recipes for Lifelong Wellness. So thanks, Camilla, for this delicious quinoa recipe […]