Category: Grains

Southwest Quinoa Salad – lifethroughmonica

Over the past week we’ve been talking about healthy carbohydrates. I wanted to share this super healthy and flavorful recipe from Life Through Monica. The recipe uses super healthy quinoa, black beans and avocado, among other great foods. It does call for corn, so,…

Allergy Free Friday-Mocha Cookies | The Teff Company

I’ve written about Teff before. If you’re not familiar with Teff, it’s a tiny grain/seed, grown in Ethiopia, and used to make Injera-Ethiopian Flatbread. But don’t let it’s tiny size fool you. It packs a wallop in terms of nutritional fire power. Take a…

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Whole Food Meals in 30 Minutes or Less

Earlier today, we talked about how to stay healthy at work. What happens after a long stressful day? Many people feel too tired to cook and end up ordering take out or stopping for fast food. ‘They don’t realize just how quickly you can…

Allergy-Free Friday: Slow-Cooker Irish Stew with Traditional Irish Soda Bread (GF)-(Updated- 4/29/17)

UPDATE: (4/29/17) This bread recipe does contain millet. The proteins in millet are very similar to corn. If you have a corn allergy, you will want to substitute the millet with something else. I did a bit of research and found that Quinoa Flour…

Press-It Thursday: Orange-Sesame Salmon with Quinoa | RD in the Midwest

Today’s PRESS-IT Thursday recipe is from Kara of RD in the MIDWEST. Kara, a Registered Dietician from a small town in Iowa, has a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics and a Master’s degree in Nutrition Science. She says she’s passionate about “cooking delicious food that is…

Press-It Thursday: Healthy Fruit and Oat Crumble Bars | Feeding Your Beauty

Today’s first “Press-it” Thursday article is brought to you by Larice from Feeding Your Beauty. Larice, 36 years “young”, is married, and mother of a rambunctious preschool age girl. Larice has degrees in Health Sciences and Therapeutic Recreation. She says that earning both degrees gave her “a…

Press-It Thursday: Date Sugar — Sukkari Life

We all know that RAW HONEY is very healthy, which is the sugar that is highest in phytochemicals that heal the body. However, there is one “sugar” that is even healthier than raw honey, and is highest in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  The healthiest sweetener isn’t…

10 Fabulous Pistachio Recipes

I have moved around a lot and lived in many different places, one of which was the beautiful state of New Mexico. Before living in New Mexico, I never gave Pistachios a second thought. That is, until I was introduced to HEART OF THE…

Sweet potato quinoa cakes/The Portland Kitchen

This gluten free, vegan recipe is a wonderful combination of two super healthy foods: Sweet potato and quinoa. As a reminder, here are two infographics with the health benefits!   Author: Abby Fammartino Serves 8: 32 cakes (freezes well) These cakes are versatile and a…

Grandma Weisbeck’s Cheese Buttons (Kase Knepfela)

My Grandma came from a large German family, who farmed on the beautiful South Dakota prarie. Born in 1917, she talks about the lack of running water and electricity in their farm house, when she was a girl. Part of their daily chores involved…