(A HUGE) Ancient Harvest Giveaway

I really excited today to be featured on the website of one of my favorite quinoa brands, Ancient Harvest. You can check out that interview here. When you are done with that, come back here immediately because I’ve got something big for you guys….a very incredible giveaway. This week, one lucky reader has a chance… 

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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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Slow Cooker Mexican Quinoa & Rice

I was talking in this post about how much the boys and I have been enjoying cooking together and about my renewed commitment to cook with them as often as I can. In fact, I’ve decided that this fall cooking is going to be part of our homeschooling curriculum. Did you know that according to… 

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Molton Chocolate Quinoa Cakes

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Pompeian. All opinions are my own. Did you know that August is National Olive Oil Month? Today, we are celebrating with Pompeian, who is encouraging everyone to take the Pompeian Pledge and swap butter for olive oil in everyday recipes. I’ve already been making a lot of… 

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Quinoa Florentine

I’ve mentioned before that I really struggle with my boys eating habits. They rarely agree on anything, shun vegetables and are more than a little picky. If I want them to eat the same thing I can either serve them grilled cheese or hamburgers. (Not exactly the healthiest options.) Fortunately, thus far, Skye is a… 

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Quinoa Bacon Club Wrap (Gluten Free, Vegan Option)

With the end of summer looming, it seem that everyone is focused on going back to school. And, like it or not, back to school means back to school lunches. Even as a homeschooling mom, I still find that I need to give more thought to what the kids eat during the school year. I… 

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“Meaty” Quinoa Tacos #BeyondMeat

Although I am not strictly vegetarian or vegan any longer, I still like to eat that way as much as I can.  So when I was given the opportunity to create a recipe with a meat alternative that I’ve been hearing great things about (BeyondMeat), I thought it was a great opportunity.   I also… 

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Broccoli, Spinach, Parmesan Quinoa Skillet (GF, Vegetarian Option)

I was out running errands yesterday, and everywhere I went was abuzz with “Back to School” specials.  Mom’s were in Target with lists, carefully checking items off. The woman I check out behind had over $325 of school supplies, all from a list given to her by the school….for her KINDERGARTENER AND FIRST GRADER!!! When… 

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Coconut Chicken with Pineapple Fried Quinoa

It seems so cliche to say, but man, is this summer flying by.  I’ve been enjoying the kids and finally feeling well enough to tackle some new projects.  One of them is going to be resuming blogging over at on a regular basis, which I’m really excited about.  In the last couple of weeks… 

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Almond Flour Quinoa Pancakes

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, pancakes are always a big thing around our house. Not so much for me, as I generally prefer a savory breakfast, but for the boys and Skye. They love them so much that I usually get cheers when I make them. (Which it typically at least… 

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Blue Cheese Quinoa Patties & Gluten Free on the Go

If you’ve been around here long, you know that I went gluten free two years ago as nothing more than an experiment. I certainly never expected that an autoimmune disease would make being gluten free for life a necessity. Since my diagnosis, I’ve had to take things much more seriously. The truth is that I… 

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Fig Coconut Quinoa Granola

It’s that time of year when many of us hit the open road, and nothing says family fun like being trapped in a car with kids jacked up on doughnuts or an MSG packed fast food meal. If travel plans are in your future, I’ve got a great breakfast solution for you today, brought to… 

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Quinoa Buffalo Chicken Bites

Hi, I’m Jessica from Jessiker Bakes! I was thrilled when Wendy asked me to guest post on her blog because she definitely has the best quinoa recipes! Today I wanted to share my Buffalo Quinoa Chicken Bites with you which are the perfect recipe to convince your kids and family members to fall in love… 

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Spanish Quinoa Scramble

Right now it seems like time is flying! Skye is officially a toddler and is doing a great job at keeping us all on our toes.   If you are looking to drop a few pounds, just come by and babysit for a couple of hours a day. Seriously, most days I am clocking more than… 

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Arugula Quinoa Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing & #DixieQuicktakes

You know those totally organized women who somehow manage to keep their kitchen spotless and everything in its place? Yeah, that is so not me. Especially now that I’ve got a toddler, chaos is the rule. Some days I would guess that at least half of the time I spend in the kitchen is searching… 

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Cranberry Almond Quinoa Granola Bars

As much road tripping as our family does, I am always on the look out for healthy on the go snacks. More than once I’ve tried making things with chocolate, reasoning that as cool as we keep it inside the car it would be just fine.  If you are planning a road trip this summer,… 

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