Healthy Stir-fry with Quinoa

Stir-fry is definitely one of my go-to meals for something quick and tasty. It’s a relatively simple dish that is sure to satisfy. I like my stir-fry’s multicultural, so South American quinoa often meets with Asian/Thai vegetables. Quinoa packs more...
Edamame Patties

Edamame Patties

 I LOVE edamame. A few nights ago I was staring at these green, shelled beans in the freezer, wondering just what to do with them. I usually mix them in with pasta or quinoa. Sometimes I snack on them solo. But that night, I wanted something different. I figured,...
Bowtie Pasta with Edamame Puree

Bowtie Pasta with Edamame Puree

Looking for a new pasta sauce idea? Creating a puree with any vegetable can act as a sauce and as a great way to get in more nutrients with a pasta dish. Broccoli, carrot and squash purees are great with pasta. So why not edamame? Because this sauce is a little thick,...
Coconut-Chimichurri Orzo & Quinoa

Coconut-Chimichurri Orzo & Quinoa

Do you ever start cooking dinner and then realize you have a little bit of this grain left, a little bit of that pasta, some leftover sauce in the fridge…? I did a few nights ago so I threw them altogether and added a few things to make it more of a meal. The...
Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Vietnamese Noodle Soup

After eating at Little Saigon, I’ve been dying to re-create one of their awesome soups. The time has come. It’s basically a buckwheat noodle soup filled with vegetables, garlic, ginger, jalapeño and cilantro. Such great flavor combinations. Don’t let...