Spiced Quinoa Parfait + Tips for Choosing a Healthier Yogurt

Spiced Quinoa Parfait + Tips for Choosing a Healthier Yogurt

Ya’ll. Have you tried using quinoa in place of granola in your yogurt parfaits? It’s so good! The chewy quinoa is a nice texture against the creamy yogurt. It’s also a great way to get your whole grains in as well as up the fiber and the...
Quinoa & Beet Salad with Feta

Quinoa & Beet Salad with Feta

I’m definitely in “summer salad” mode – how about you?┬áIt’s so nice to have an already prepared salad to eat when you: a) want to bring lunch to work to avoid the tempting, unhealthy foods in the workplace b) need a quick bite during that...
How To Nutrify Your PB&J + PB&J Quinoa Oatmeal

How To Nutrify Your PB&J + PB&J Quinoa Oatmeal

Don’t you just love the comfort of a good ole PB&J? You’ve got to try it in bowl form one morning. It’s truly spectacular. PB & J’s are typically perceived as nothing more than sugary indulgences. And when placed on refined white bread,...
Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

With a plethora of leftover ingredients from a previous Native American-inspired meal (thanks to Colleen and her book club discussion), I myself was inspired to throw together this hearty salad. Using sweet potatoes and corn as the base, I added in some black beans,...
Overnight, No-Cook Power Breakfast

Overnight, No-Cook Power Breakfast

Some mornings I just HAVE to sleep in a little. Even if it’s just 45 more minutes. During my work week, I usually like to get out of bed around 6am, wake up with some coffee or tea, read the news or blog and make breakfast and lunch before heading out the door...