Quinoa & Pecan Salad with Dried Cranberries

Well it was my dear parents’ 40th wedding anniversary last weekend and we celebrated by throwing them a big-ass BBQ at their house.  I made sure to prepare a lot of vegan food to ensure enough food for myself to eat (but more than anything, to show off some of the recipes from our new Continue Reading …

Quinoa Lentil Salad by Caring Nutrition

One of the best parts of being in Holistic Nutrition School is sharing lunches with my classmates and getting fresh new recipes. This amazing Quinoa Lentil Salad is absolutely bursting with nutrition and flavour, and fairly quick to make as well.

Basil Quinoa Patties (Gluten Free)

I was shopping in Choices yesterday, and in a moment of hunger (I know, I know, you should never grocery shop hungry) I purchased three of their quinoa patties from the deli. I didn’t really think about the price, and my jaw dropped at the checkout stand when I realized that my three measly patty-snacks Continue Reading …

Quinoa Slaw

This slaw is full of so much friggin’ fibre!   It’s a bit of a mashup between a quinoa side dish and a classic coleslaw – minus the creamy dressing.  And it’s bright colour is not only beautiful but really good for you too!  It’s really fresh and light, and keeps really well so I recommend Continue Reading …

Mushroom and Cauliflower Quinoa

Quinoa was considered the ‘mother of all grains’ by the Incas.  I might have to agree. It is extremely high in protein, and a complete one at that, and an excellent source of dietary fibre. It cooks with the same ratio as rice, though way easier in my opinion, and shares its ability to be Continue Reading …