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Roasted Vegetable Curry Soup with Chicken and Quinoa

After a Labor Day weekend filled with friends, house guests, and an impromptu cookout, we had a refrigerator brimming with fantastic homemade leftovers that I really had no desire whatsoever to eat again. There are only so many times each week that I can get excited about the same meal. Even when the “same meal” […]

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Roasted Cauliflower, Butternut, and Chickpeas in a Tangy Tahini Vinaigrette

When I have a good recipe on my hands, I make it repeatedly until I either run out of ingredients and get over the craving.I can incorporate the same leftovers into three meals a day and not feel bored at all. That’s the story of this little recipe for roasted cauliflower, butternut squash, and chickpeas […]

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Balsamic quinoa with sautéed asparagus and a creamy pesto-marinara sauce

Impromptu nights with friends are so much fun. When you have an hour to get ready and no one is expecting much, it’s always a great time to relax and enjoy each other’s company. I’m terrible about putting so much effort into every cocktail party that I often lose sight of the reason that I […]

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Quinoa in the Morning: Two Ways!

My new favorite breakfast has been experimenting with quinoa. I’ve made sweet and savory variations over the last few weeks that I’m excited to share. These dishes are easy to make, and they cook for 15 minutes, giving you time to wake up, get breakfast started, and enjoy a cup of tea (or rush around […]

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Roasted Grape, Butternut & Artichoke on Herbed Walnut Quinoa

After four days of feeling utterly sorry for myself with my woeful sinus infection, I decided to buck up yesterday and make a proper dinner. The combination of getting tired of eating the leftovers, albeit delicious ones, of my soup, seeing autumn decorations and recipes everywhere on Pinterest on my sick day, and trying to […]

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Semi-Italian Quinoa Risotto

Semi-Italian Quinoa Risotto: Act I (of III) The menu for the delicious dinner pictured below will be presented in three parts:  1) Semi-Italian Quinoa Risotto 2) Wined-and-Divine(d) Baby Portobello Mushrooms 3) Stove Top Bistro Steaks The combined dinner, as plated, looked so very pretty that I have to share it now, even though this post […]

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