Chocolate Mint Quinoa Oat Breakfast

Disclosure:  I received a enormously generous box of Udi’s Gluten Free products for this post.  No other compensation was received and all opinions are my own. Although sweets aren’t number one on my list of things I love, this time of year I like to indulge a little bit.  One of my favorite things to… 

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Quinoa Crackers

Hi everyone! My name is Nicole and I am delighted to be sharing with you today on  I am a founding member of, which is an educational resource and recipe index for people living with celiac disease and other dietary restrictions.  Our team understands how difficult it can be to successfully live gluten-free,… 

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Introducing TNT’s New Cooking Show: On The Menu

What would you do if you were tasked to create your favorite restaurant’s next menu item? (If I was, chances are there would be quinoa involved!) In TNT’s new cooking competition show, On The Menu, contestants will compete to create the next dish that will appear on the menu of well-know restaurants. On the menu… 

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Roasted Acorn Squash, Quinoa and Pomegranate Salad

I’ll admit that part of me is having a really hard time getting into the spirit of fall.  In fact, I’m in complete denial about what time of year it is. I love magazines more than the average person. Thanks to Next Issue, I get them all on my iPad for a single monthly payment… 

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Quinoa Salad with Cranberries, Apple & Pecans

My youngest son is the type of kid that you never know what he is going to say. Not a week goes by that he doesn’t ask a question that I’m in awe of. My first thought is why have I never thought to ask that? My second is thank God there is the internet… 

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Quinoa Mac n Cheese

When I was a kid, I’m pretty sure Kraft Mac n Cheese was served at our house at least twice a week. In fact, I am quite certain that it was first “signature dish”. My contribution to the recipe? Fresh ground black pepper. Or if I was getting really fancy, lemon pepper. (Yes, I’m quite… 

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Greek-Style Shrimp and Feta with Quinoa

It’s always fun collaborating with other food bloggers, so when Wendy asked me to guest post on her blog, I was excited to do it. Before we get to the cooking, a little about me. My name is Vicky Cassidy and my home on the web is Things I Made Today. I cook and write… 

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Curried Quinoa & Sweet Potato Pilaf

There are so many things to love about fall. Cooler temperatures, football, and of course fall foods! Even though my fall weather is like a lot of peoples summer weather, I still embrace the season and change the way I eat. Call me crazy, but fall produce really excites me.  I love fall and winter… 

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Chocolate Chip Quinoa Muffins

I don’t know about you, but I like to keep things simple in the morning. Although I clearly love to cook, I don’t wake up wanting to get my Betty Crocker on.  (Much to my boys regret.  They would eat pancakes Every. Single.  Day.) None of my children eat cereal and I don’t buy Pop… 

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Pumpkin Quinoa Breakfast Casserole

You know what time it is don’t you? Yep, it’s time for all things pumpkin to take over the internet. I had to laugh when I saw this on Facebook. Of course, I shared it on my timeline and mentioned that I would be participating in the pumpkin overload.  I’ve held back in prior years… 

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BBQ Chicken Quinoa Bites

I’m really excited to have Jennifer from the Crockpot Gourmet with us again today to share another easy and healthy dish! In case you missed it, her sneaky Veggie Breakfast Bites are the perfect solution to your morning rush.  You’ve got to love a breakfast that can be made ahead and travels well. She is… 

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Sneaky Veggie Breakfast Bites

Hello new friends!!  I’m Jennifer from Crockpot Gourmetand I was super excited when Wendy asked me to do a guest post!  I’m passionate about making healthy, fresh and delicious meals for my family but they also have to be quick and simple.  I like to use quinoa wherever I can because it’s such a perfect… 

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Quinoa Crusted “Fried” Chicken Tenders

There are things in life that you never forget. One of them is my grandmother’s kitchen. When people came to visit, they always came in through the kitchen. To the immediate right, was a deep freezer, which was always stocked with bounty from their enormous garden. Very often, there was a cake or pie resting… 

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Introducing the Quinoa Casserole Cookbook

My NEWEST cookbook Pre-launching NOW! Eating Healthy Just Got Easier! It Truly Is Comfort Food To Soothe Your Soul! A collection of delicious and healthy recipes the whole family will enjoy, just like mine does.   If you are like me, eating healthy when things get busy can be a challenge. After Skye was born,… 

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Quinoa, Black Bean, and Chickpea Salad

Hi, quinoa lovers! I’m Leigha, the blogger behind The Yooper Girl. I love to run and do anything outdoors. I also love cooking! I love to experiment with vegan and gluten free recipes. I’m not any strict diet myself, but I eat a little bit from every diet! When Wendy asked me to write a guest… 

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Red Quinoa Jalapeno Bites

I know some people get sad when summer is over, but I’m always kind of excited. I’m ready for some relief from the crazy heat, especially since Skye’s favorite thing on the planet is being outside. I also love football season. My favorite part?  Football Food! I plan a different menu for every week, and… 

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Quinoa Power Balls

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind! Travel, getting ready for the school year, chasing my busy little toddler who gets more active by the day… Although I’ve loved every minute of it (except for maybe a few that were spent fishing rocks out of said toddler’s mouth), I’m definitely feeling the need to… 

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Quinoa Granola Bars & NatureBox Review (Gluten Free, Vegan, Low Sodium Option)

I was so excited when I had the opportunity to try out NatureBox! If you’ve never heard of them, they deliver carefully sourced nutritionist-approved foods right to your door.  Their snack contain wholesome ingredients – no artificial sweeteners, flavors or colors.  You actually get to go in and select which snacks you want to receive… 

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Cocoa Banana Quinoa Smoothie

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of CocoaVia® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I love chocolate. Who doesn’t?   Chocolate is amazing, but it’s the cocoa flavanols that are so good for you! Let’s look at some of the amazing benefits of Cocoa Flavanols. They are heart protective.  Studies… 

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Quinoa Raisin Cookies

With a busy toddler in the house, I’m finding that this years back to school is requiring a lot more planning and preparation on my part. In addition to the boys school work, I’m really trying to focus on their diets. I was pretty easy on myself this summer, and relied on more packaged goods… 

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Almond Butter Banana Quinoa Smoothie

I’ve mentioned before that when we take road trips we almost never eat out. Yes, we will have an occasional meal in a carefully scouted out location. But for the most part, road trips just aren’t the time to take the chance of getting glutened. More than once I’ve found myself sick and miserable in… 

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