Quinoa 101

Quinoa 101: Everything You Need To Know About This Nutritious & Delicous Superfood

This year, 2013. has been declared as the “International Year of Quinoa” by the United Nations General Assembly.  If that isn’t a reason for you to try quinoa I am not sure what is! I fell in love with this supergrain or superfood about 3 years ago and have enjoyed at least 50 different dishes Read More

Southwest Salad

Southwest Salad With Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

I have been on a southwest kick in the kitchen lately, beans and hot peppers have been a staple.   I enjoy making a large salad at the beginning of the week so that I can eat on it throughout the week and this is my third week throwing together a southwest salad.  I have Read More

Homemade Electrolyte Drink For Kids

Homemade Electrolyte Drink For Kids (& You!)

My kids have battled a few viruses in the last few months.  I feel as though sports drinks have been recommended “because they need electrolytes” on more occasions than I can count.  Two of these recommendations were from physicians.  I am somewhat surprised that so many people think that you need to consume these store-bought Read More

Asian Toasted Quinoa Salad With Snow Peas

Asian Toasted Quinoa Salad With Snow Peas

My husband loves scallops.  It is nearing time for him to travel for work again so I have been whipping up meals that he especially will enjoy.  This week I made Asian toasted quinoa salad using scallops.  This dish is very versatile you can easily substitute shrimp or chicken and if you desire a vegetarian Read More