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Herbed Quinoa Salad with Roasted Carrots and Pomegranate

When the weather gets slightly warmer and fresh herbs and vegetables are in season, I start making lots of salad. This herbed quinoa salad is one of my favorite things I’ve made lately. The recipe comes from a blog I … Continue reading

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“I’m Going To Use Up Everything” Dinner

Everyone should have at least one “I’m Going To Use Up Everything In My Pantry” dinner in their repertoire. The best part is, you don’t even need a recipe. I’m usually pretty good about using up ingredients but there are … Continue reading

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Crispy Quinoa Cakes with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Yesterday was a very bad day. It was one of those days where a bunch of small things added up to one giant problem, and all I wanted to do is go home, make tea, curl up into a ball … Continue reading

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Loaded Sweet Potato with Spiced Chickpeas

Tonight was the kind of night when I looked around my kitchen, took stock at what I had, and tried to figure out how to combine it into one dinner. I had a sweet potato, and my automatic instinct was … Continue reading

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Quinoa with Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Thanksgiving is a holiday of excess, and I’m not complaining. Every year, I manage to have not only an excess of leftover food, but also an excess of unused ingredients. That’s where this butternut squash comes in. I was craving maple … Continue reading

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Maple Glazed Brussels Sprouts Salad

I used to come to the farmers’ market or grocery store armed with a list of ingredients. Now, I throw the list to the wind. Instead, I look around and see what stands out to me. It could be a … Continue reading

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Summer Salad with Stone Fruit and Blackberries

Someone asked me what I’ve been cooking lately and I realized that I’ve only been making salads. It’s weird, partly because I used to hate salads and partly because I realized that my diet consists of ice cream and arugula. … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Lemon Poppyseed Quinoa Pancakes

When I was in Portland, I went to one of the biggest bookstores I’ve ever seen: Powell’s. It almost gave me anxiety, because it didn’t look like there was an end. There were shelves upon shelves of books organized into sections and … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Kale Quinoa Cakes with Lemon Crème Fraîche

I used to make quinoa cakes with poached egg all the time for dinner when I lived at home. Tonight, I decided to bring back an old tradition with a new twist. I added cauliflower into the mix, and I … Continue reading

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Mango Quinoa Salad with Lemon Ginger Dressing

This is a salad recipe that you’ll want to hold on to for life. It’s (relatively) easy, fast, fresh, and topped with something that I hold near and dear to my heart: avocado. I decided to make this the other night … Continue reading

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