Blog Archives for tag quinoa

Chili (3)
Jul 06

Chicken Quinoa Chili {slow cooker} {secret recipe club}

It’s a miracle– I didn’t wait until the last minute to do my Secret Recipe Club post ūüėČ Hooray! Now that our new house is starting to feel like a home, I am really enjoying being in the kitchen. My big kitchen with an island– I feel so lucky. And once the boxes are all (mostly) unpacked, pictures will be… Continue reading

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Jan 22

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

A couple weeks into the New Year. How are you doing with your resolutions? I’m staying fairly on track– gym this morning, and I am currently still full of energy. I may crash this afternoon, but¬†perhaps then a second cup of coffee will do the trick to keep me going the rest of the day. Since I’m on the straight… Continue reading

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Jan 12

Blueberry Quinoa Muffins {sponsored post}

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. I received a stipend to facilitate my purchase for my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. It’s a New Year, and I’m sure that like me, you may have created some resolutions about eating healthy, getting… Continue reading

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Dec 26

Chicken, Asparagus, & Quinoa Bake

  I am a sucker for a good casserole dish. I love to mix things together even when I cook them separately, so why not cook it all together? And— this has bacon in it! A big score for the hubby. The casserole was a huge hit, and was actually pretty healthy too I used a recipe from¬†Krafted Koch¬†as my… Continue reading

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Aug 09

Black Bean Quinoa

The best thing in the summer is a good side dish! Austin normally grills, so the sides are up to me! Sometimes, I find it hard to keep up the variety- but changing up the spices using really similar ingredients always helps! For this recipe,¬†slightly adapted from 12 Tomatoes, I used cumin and chili powder…it reminded me of the very… Continue reading

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Jul 01

Honey Apple Quinoa

‘Tis the season to grill– so we have been grilling everything for dinner. Fish, steaks, chicken, hot dogs– everything and anything. But with the main part of the meal being cooked by the hubby outside, I needed to step up my side dish game. We love quinoa, polenta, and couscous, so most of our summer meals have one of these… Continue reading

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Feb 21

Buffalo Quinoa Chicken Salad

Growing up, my brothers drenched everything in hot sauce. I didn’t eat anything with hot sauce for years and years because the smell of hot sauce wasn’t incredibly appealing to me. And I grew up in Buffalo, NY– typing that last line almost feels like blasphemy. It’s okay though, I am a hot sauce fan now, especially Frank’s and hot… Continue reading

quinoa spinach mac and cheese -- food ramblings
Jan 27

Quinoa Spinach Mac & Cheese

I love quinoa. I love spinach. I love cheese, lots of cheese. This is why this recipe from Bakeaholic Mama through Tasty Kitchen¬†is perfection. I could lick the plate clean, and I did, in fact, lick the plate clean. And then I went for seconds! The hubby also loved it– it really was such an easy dish to make and… Continue reading

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Aug 13

Mediterranean Quinoa Pilaf

Here’s our typical routine– wake up in the morning, and Austin pulls some kind of meat out to defrost for dinner that night. We get home from work, Austin fires up the grill and makes the main course, and I cobble together the side dish. I like to find recipes and ideas in the most random or standard places (depending… Continue reading

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Mar 04

Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

It’s the 4th of the month– time for another Secret Recipe Club reveal! ¬†Last month was so much fun. ¬†I loved checking out all the blogs that are a part of Group A with me and to have them come over to Food Ramblings and comment on the Tomato Balsamic soup that I adapted from It’s Good to Be the… Continue reading