Quinoa Walnut Salad with Wasabi Dressing

Spring? Summer? Not sure what’s going on with the weather in Virginia but in spite of the incessant rain, the green trees and foliage lends a spark to life. We have vegetables, herbs and trees we are planting and it is all very uplifting for our own being and the life of this planet. ThisContinue reading “Quinoa Walnut Salad with Wasabi Dressing”

Quinoa and black beans stuffed peppers

Peppers are just delicious, sweet and versatile. I had a lot growing in my garden but the crop is over now so  these were a great find at the farmers market. According to wikipidia  The bell pepper is the only member of the Capsicum genus that does not produce the  chemical that can cause a strong burning sensationContinue reading “Quinoa and black beans stuffed peppers”

Aloo Gobi with Quinoa

In the wake of such disturbing news around the world I was looking for ways to calm the spirit and indulge in simplicity. Yes, simplicity is an indulgence these day with the hectic world we live in. Fall continues to soothe this part of the world and the recipes have taken the hues of rustContinue reading “Aloo Gobi with Quinoa”

Edamame, Beets and Grains

This sumptuous salad is a full meal…You can top it onto some organic greens. The grains are a mix of Quinoa, Amaranth (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amaranth_grain) and Millet slightly toasted and and cooked in a rice cooker. I used a cup of steamed and shelled edamame, 1 cup of roasted chopped beets, couple of sprigs of chopped dill,Continue reading “Edamame, Beets and Grains”