• Southwestern Quinoa Patties
  • 5-Ingredient Quinoa Breakfast Pots
  • Broccoli, Red Pepper & Chicken Stir Fry with Quinoa
  • Spicy Rainbow Buddha Quinoa Bowl
  • Spring Quinoa Salad

Southwestern Quinoa Patties

As far as staple recipes around our house, quinoa patties are near the top of the list. There are so many reasons to love them. The kids will eat them without fussing. Any time I can get all THREE of them eating the same thing, it is a huge win. They are also amazing on… 

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P.F. Chang’s Amazing Winter Menu & Giveaway!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of P.F. Chang’s for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I mentioned before that I absolutely love going to P.F. Chang’s.  Not only is it possible to eat healthy there but their offerings allow everyone in your group to enjoy – regardless of whether they… 

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Quinoa Chia Seed Protein Bars

Hi everyone! My name is Danielle Krueger, and I am the writer, photographer, recipe developer and taste tester over at The Lean Clean Eating Machine. I am so honored that Wendy contacted me to do a guest post for Cooking Quinoa! When I checked out all of the fabulous recipes already featured, I just knew… 

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Black Bean, Feta & Avocado Quinoa Wrap with Avocado Tahini Dip

Today is my baby boy’s birthday. I know most Mom’s feel this way from time to time, but honestly I can’t believe he is eight years old! How the heck did that happen? It feels like yesterday that he was toddling towards me early in the morning, dragging his blue and white blanket in one… 

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Sweet & Savory Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Even though I’m not the biggest fan of traditional breakfast food, I almost always wake up  starving.  In fact, I can skip dinner fairly easily…but breakfast, not a chance. One of my favorite ways to start the day is with a quinoa breakfast bowl.   Many times this will consist of quinoa, beans, veggies, avocado… 

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Easy Quinoa Fried Rice

The thing I like most about being in Florida is that it starts to feel like spring so early in the year.  While much of the rest of the country is still dealing with snow, we are contemplating beach trips and worrying about if we go will the baby get sunburned. (Before you let that… 

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Gluten Free Quinoa Pizza Dough (& Californa Club Pizza)

If you have been around here for long, you may have heard me mention that I had plans to start a new website. I think I first mentioned it in August of 2012, a little before I found out I was pregnant with Skye. Needless to say the exhaustion of being pregnant at 41 was… 

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Chocolate Hazelnut Tart with Quinoa Crust

I know, I know. I was supposed to get all of the rich desserts out of the way by Valentine’s Day. I truly meant for that to happen but life got in the way. Still, it doesn’t seem fair to deprive you of this Chocolate Hazelnut Tart, which just may be my new favorite dessert…. 

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Beet Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese & Walnuts

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Love Beets for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Don’t you just love beets? If you can believe it, I never tasted them until I was grown but it was love at first bite. The thing is, as much as I love them I… 

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Gluten Free Quinoa Cinnamon Bites

I have talked at great lengths about how my boys can rarely agree on anything when it comes to food. It is so bad that I tell Skye nearly daily that she is not going to be a picky eater, even though I’m pretty sure she has no clue what I am saying.  (Sadly, it… 

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Mint Quinoa Brownies

Good news, folks! Chocolate during Valentine’s Day doesn’t count. It’s true…. Errr… Well, not exactly.  But wouldn’t that be nice? Truth be told, I do a pretty good job at staying away from the sweet stuff most of the time.  I actually have had a dark chocolate bar in my purse for two weeks I’ve… 

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Cheesy Chipotle Chili Quinoa Casserole

This week, I’ve been in the kitchen with the boys. Now for most of you, cooking with your children probably isn’t such a big deal. It’s simply part of good parenting that as they get older you teach them how to cook and how to be somewhat self sufficient in the kitchen. (As appropriate for… 

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Sweet Heat Cashew Chicken & Quinoa

I’m feeling a little nervous and excited right now. I just hit publish on my very first post for my new website. You know, the one I’ve been mentioning I was going to start since 2012. I finally think I have the time to do it and it is going to be so, so fun… 

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Strawberry Quinoa Muffins & Your Gluten Free Valentine’s Day

I’ve been gluten free for almost two years now, and I have to tell you there are two things that are still challenging for me. The first is eating out and the second is holidays. This makes holiday’s like Valentine’s day – where you typically do eat out – especially challenging. If you are gluten… 

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California Quinoa Bowl

I am really excited to be guest posting today on one of my favorite blogs, RickiHeller.com. Ricki has visited with us on three occasions.  You guys might remember her Low-Fat Walnut Loaf, her Blueberry Kale Quinoa Salad, or her Apple Quinoa Breakfast Muffins. Ricki is not just an amazing allergy friendly cook, she has also… 

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Quinoa Crusted Baked Onion Rings with Spicy Dipping Sauce

I don’t know about you, but I love fried food. What’s not to love? Oh, yeah, fat.  I’m not a huge fan of that or how frying makes my house smell. I can’t say that I never eat fried food, but it is the exception not the rule.  (When I do fry I am pretty… 

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Hearty Quinoa Bread

Things are still kinda crazy around our house.  Skye aka Princess Fuss-A-Boo is still working on those four teeth and has gone back to getting up three times a night and starting her day at 5am.   She’s also working on pulling up, which involved no fear on her part and lots of falling and… 

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Cherry Banana Quinoa Smoothie

  As a busy mom of three, I can’t tell you how many times smoothies have saved me.  Running out the door in the morning with no time for breakfast?  Smoothies all around. Feeling run down when the baby is up every hour on the hour?  Green smoothie to the rescue. Whether for breakfast, snacks… 

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Quinoa Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Chipotle Lime Mayo

We’ve been talking football food around here lately, with these Jalapeno Poppers and this Chili.  (Even if you don’t love football you can’t deny that football food is fun!) Today I’ve got a great Quinoa Burger that will please even the meat lovers in the crowd.  Who doesn’t love a burger topped with caramelized onions… 

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Quinoa and Sweet Potato Chili

Hi, I’m John from Kitchen Riffs. My blog is all about discovering great-tasting dishes that make our tongues happy! I want to thank Wendy for asking me to do a guest post for Cooking Quinoa. She writes a terrific blog, and I’m honored that she wants me to contribute. Super Bowl Sunday is coming up… 

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Chicken Stroganoff with Quinoa Pasta

I’ve got some comfort food for you today, but first a really exciting announcement. I am delighted announce the launch of the Winter Soups Community eCookbook to help you through the cold days ahead! This cookbook has the very best soup recipes from 52 real food bloggers. (Myself included – I shared my favorite Broccoli… 

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