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Quinoa Summer Salad (Recipe Redux)

Quinoa Summer Salad (Recipe Redux)

A quinoa summer salad that is bright, refreshing, healthy and delicious featuring fresh summer vegetables and quinoa. Happy birthday Recipe ReDux!  The theme for the month of June is Celebrate a ReDuxer!  So for ReDux’s birthday month, we were challenged to celebrate each other by picking a fellow ReDuxer and either make one of their recipes or create one of our own inspired […]

Stewed Eggplant, Zucchini and Tomato with Quinoa

Stewed Eggplant, Zucchini and Tomato with Quinoa

Hello everyone.   It truly amazes to me as to how fast time is going by.  Can you believe that next week this time it will be Thanksgiving?   Menu planning, shopping, the hustle and bustle of getting the home, and meals planned and prepared, is all part of the excitement of celebrating this holiday with […]

Meatless Monday: Warm Couscous Vegetable Bowl

Meatless Monday: Warm Couscous Vegetable Bowl

Happy Monday everyone.   Today’s meatless Monday recipe, warm couscous vegetable bowl, embraces all the wonderful summer vegetables that I’ve received recently in my CSA basket. These gorgeous vegetables are paired with couscous and beans for a healthy, light and satisfying summer meal.  The flavors come together nicely and the beans and couscous adds to the heartiness […]

Summer Vegetable Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Summer Vegetable Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Summer and salads just seem to go together so well, don’t they?  It’s the time of year we anxiously await those fresh crispy vegetables and ripe, juicy fruits.  This summer vegetable salad with creamy roasted garlic dressing embodies just that.   It is a mostly raw salad that is light, refreshing and showcases the beautiful […]

Summer Salad with Pea Tendrils and Garlic Scapes Pesto

Summer Salad with Pea Tendrils and Garlic Scapes Pesto

This easy and simple summer salad was created during our most recent heat wave here in NYC, where turning on the stove or oven was just not an option.   This summer salad with pea tendrils and garlic scapes pesto gave me the opportunity to use all these beautiful summer vegetables I had on hand […]

Quinoa Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables

Quinoa Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables

  Quinoa is a very versatile seed.  It easily lends itself to any type of dish or it can be substituted for other grains.  Salads are no exception.  Quinoa works well as the base of any hearty salad or simply sprinkled on for more nutritional value. This simple quinoa salad with grilled summer vegetables brings together quinoa, […]

Meatless Monday: Grilled Vegetables

Meatless Monday: Grilled Vegetables

Summer is here and the farmer’s markets, CSA boxes and gardens are brimming with zucchini/ courgettes and other awesome summer vegetables.  It’s the perfect time to enjoy these vegetables fresh from the farm stand or directly your gardens, but what do you do with an overload of vegetables?  You can grill or roast them.   […]

Zucchini and Diakon Noodles with Black Beans and Vegetables

Zucchini and Diakon Noodles with Black Beans and Vegetables

Sometimes its difficult to find a decent lunch time meal that is healthy and satisfying. Today, I’m sharing this quick and simple recipe that is easy to put together. This zucchini and diakon noodles with black beans and vegetables is a healthy meal option that can be prepared for lunch whether you are eating at […]