Quinoa-Rice with Cranberry-Pecan

While I was at William Sonoma they were sampling “Instant pot Italian Herb Quinoa Starter.” It was so yummy, I had to get one. We decided to try it for Thanksgiving dinner, only we added toasted pecans and dried cranberries. It was a hit and added to our holiday menu. If you are ever near…

Quinoa with Dried Cranberries and Toasted Pecans

I love Fall and I love Thanksgiving…don’t you? Not just because it’s so beautiful outside, with the changing colors of the leaves, the berries on the trees and the crisp, cool breeze in the air, but it’s time to start baking and cooking all the warm, yummy food that we all love to eat when…

Quinoa Stuffed Tri-Colored Bell Peppers

Quinoa is a new staple in my house and we are loving it. This plant food is enriched with healthy amino acids, it’s high in protein and is gluten-free. It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and has various beneficial antioxidants. No wonder it’s a popular substitute for…

Slow Cooker – Chicken Enchilada Soup

I love Mexican food! One of my favorite meals is Chicken Tortilla Soup. I can honestly say this recipe for Chicken Enchilada Soup just topped my favorite. Actually, they are both very similar, with lots of south-of-the-border ingredients; cilantro, cumin, chili powder and adding quinoa, fire roasted tomatoes and enchilada sauce…well, that’s brilliant, healthy and…