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Southwest Chicken Mango Quinoa

I love quinoa. Ask me 2 years ago, and I’d never heard of it. Weird how 2 years ago, one hadn’t ever heard of an ancient grain before, but so it goes! I love how quick it cooks up (perfect for those “What’s for supper today” days). I love the nutty flavour it has behind […]

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Creamy Quinoa Apple Crunch

Alright, everyone. The Philly judges have spoken, and this Baking Beauty is not going to the finals in Toronto. I do feel that they made an error, because I not only make AMAZING food using the cream cheese, but I also do it gluten-free. Which, in my books, is rockin’ it! But, so it goes. […]

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Creamy Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

These tomatoes are stuffed with the super healthy, gluten-free, grain-like seed called quinoa. Most of the flavour comes from using the Garlic and Herb flavoured cream cheese. Super simple to make, yet impressive looking and most importantly, delicious! This dish goes great with steak, chicken, or fish. Creamy Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes Author: Jeanine Friesen Serves: 6 Super […]

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Waldorf Inspired Quinoa Salad

This salad isn’t a Waldorf salad in the traditional sense, but it takes a lot of the same great flavours of a Waldorf salad, and combines it with the power-house seed, quinoa. I made this Waldorf Inspired Quinoa Salad for supper one day while we were having BBQ beef ring and potato salad, it was […]

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Greek Quinoa Salad

Yum! If I had the ingredients on hand, I’d make this Greek Quinoa Salad again. But, I don’t have any feta cheese. Or quinoa right now either. Shoot, guess I’ll just have to be patient and wait a little longer.  We (read “the adults”) really loved this salad. I can’t wait until the summer, when […]

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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

We had this Quinoa and Black Bean Salad for supper last night, together with Salsa Chicken and let me tell you, I’m really looking forward to having the leftovers for lunch. Before this past summer, I’d never had quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is like a gluten-free super food. It is loaded with protein and other vitamins […]

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