Category Archives: quinoa

Rhubarb Quinoa Salad

Rhubarb with quinoa? These sound like odd companions, but the combination of flavours and textures in this salad seems to work. The tiny bit of honey is just enough to temper the tartness of the rhubarb and contrasts with the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Quinoa Cake–(gluten-free)

His first taste of chocolate. Need I say more? I’ve been conspicuously absent from this blog for two months. Changes in my diet left me uninspired to collect and hang on to recipes and new food combos to post here. … Continue reading

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Salmon-Quinoa Patties with Lime Yogurt Sauce

I’d make these just so I could have the yogurt sauce that I serve with them. Makes about 6 patties Ingredients For the patties: 1/3 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 2/3 c. water 3/4 lb fresh (cooked) or canned salmon … Continue reading

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Sweet ‘n Salty Breakfast: Toasted Quinoa on Yogurt

I am officially sick of my daily breakfast. I have the same thing every day: oatmeal with psyllium, walnuts, blueberries, and cinnamon. Cholesterol-lowering perhaps, but it is boring. When I spotted this recipe on food52, I knew I had to … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

aka Clean Out the Frig Quinoa Salad. Be creative. Just follow the formula: start with quinoa, then add some herbs, some crunchy vegetables, some cheese, nuts, or seafood if you like and toss it all together with a little fresh … Continue reading

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Quinoa Cucumber Mint Salad

Serves 4-6 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup quinoa 1 long English cucumber, diced 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint 1 clove minced fresh garlic 3 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Spot Prawns on Quinoa

What a fast dinner! When I saw Don Genova’s blog post on the Cowichan Bay Spot Prawn Festival and followed his link to the pdf files of the recipes shared at the festival, I found one by Brock Windsor of … Continue reading

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