6 Quinoa Salad Recipes

Salad always seem to be a healthy go-to dish. Instead of just serving the greens why not try something a little different and toss up a quinoa salad. We collected a gallery of 6 very tasty looking quinoa salad recipes from some of our favourite Canadian food bloggers. […]

Free Meal Plan: 5 Easy To-Go Meals

Everyone is getting run down, catching spring colds, tired of school and ready for summer holidays. This week is going to be simple, comforting, low-stress and easy to eat – nothing complex if at all possible. I’m hoping for some happy, relaxed mealtimes with minimal prep that will rejuvenate tired kids (and parents!) so that we can focus on resting and reconnecting, taking dinner to soccer or eating at the park. Nothing some bare feet in the grass won’t cure. […]

Free Meal Plan: Pulled Pork Tacos

Spring has almost sprung, and although we’re still waiting for those first tips of green to poke through the ground, we still gotta eat our veggies. I’m a little jaw-weary of root veggies and winter squash though, and so will shake things up with a vegan veggiepalooza quinoa fried rice, springy leeks baked with salmon and a side of (yes, imported) sugar snap peas, and even a wintry turnip… baked with chicken and lentils into an easy and hearty one-dish meal. […]

Snack Recipe: Crispy Quinoa Patties

Okay, I will admit that I’m not the biggest fan of quinoa. It just doesn’t taste all that great to me, no matter what I’ve put it in. But the thought of it mixed with some herbs, cheese and onion, then fried until crispy intrigued me. I couldn’t resist-and as a result, I have found my very favorite way to eat quinoa. […]

Salad Recipe: Quinoa Salad

Have you tried quinoa before? Closely related to beets and spinach, it’s considered a pseudo cereal because it’s not a member of the grass family. The seeds are cooked much like cous cous, and delicious in side dishes and salads. We love quinoa because it’s pretty tasty in this recipe tossed with black beans, corn, and spiced up chicken. […]