Tag Archives: quinoa

Caramelized Onion Quinoa Bowl

Six ingredients is all you need to prepare this show-stopping caramelized onion quinoa bowl. This unique side dish would be the perfect addition to any meal, and one that those with dietary restrictions can enjoy since it’s vegan, dairy, soy, and gluten-free. This recipe has been a long-time favourite in my house. It was originally intended …

Warm Shrimp Quinoa Bowl

This delicious warm shrimp quinoa bowl is a light-tasting meal that’s quick and easy to prepare. It’s full of vibrant flavours and made with simple ingredients, like fresh lime juice, avocado, and sweet cherry tomatoes. The nutty, protein-rich quinoa, is a nutritious substitution for simple white rice and soaks up all the flavours of the fresh …

Banana Coconut Quinoa Cookies

This quick and easy recipe for banana coconut quinoa cookies is the perfect vegan treat that you can feel good about preparing for the family. These healthy quinoa cookies are made with wholesome ingredients, like fiber-rich oats, protein-packed quinoa and hemp hearts, which also means they’re high in nutritional value. Healthy cookies are a way of …

12 Foods You Should Be Feeding Your Child

There are so many healthy, baby-friendly foods out there, but some stand out from all the rest. These culinary superfoods are loaded with essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals and are easy to prepare and incorporate into baby’s daily diet. Here are 12 foods you should be feeding your child:  1. Avocados Avocados are a rich source of unsaturated fats, which …

Quinoa Chickpea Salad with Lemon Tahini Vinaigrette

This delicious and easy-to-make quinoa chickpea salad with lemon tahini vinaigrette is the perfect make-ahead meal to prepare for lunch during the week or for a weekend family picnic. Quinoa is one of my favourite grains to cook with for various reasons; it’s one of the quickest cooking grains, packed with protein, gluten-free, and of …

Tex-Mex Quinoa Burritos

With nutty quinoa and creamy soy cheese as some of the main ingredients, these crispy Tex-Mex quinoa burritos break the mold when it comes to traditional Tex-Mex fare. These hearty yet healthy burritos are 100% vegan and gluten-free, yet stay true to traditional flavours of Tex-Mex cuisine with the addition of spicy salsa, cumin, sweet corn, and …

Southwestern Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Loaded with protein, healthy grains, and veggies, these southwestern quinoa stuffed peppers are a healthy balanced meal for the family. A delicious meal made with fresh red bell peppers stuffed with protein-packed quinoa, fiber-rich black beans, combined with a southwestern-style blend of spiced and herbs, and topped with creamy mozzarella cheese. I grew up on …

Middle Eastern Quinoa Salad

This Middle Eastern quinoa salad boasts a variety of earthy, fresh ingredients; roasted eggplant and sweet potatoes seasoned with sumac and cumin, topped with crunchy pine nuts and tart pomegranates. My inspiration for naming this dish was mainly due to the addition of the Middle Eastern spices, sumac and cumin. These are two of my …

Autumn Quinoa Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

This autumn quinoa salad with maple balsamic vinaigrette is a delicious way to transition your recipe repertoire from fall to summer; warm and packed with hearty, autumn flavours yet still light and fresh-tasting. Summer is officially over! As the weather changes, so do our palates. The fresh, cool breeze that welcomes autumn inspires me to prepare more …