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Avocado Lime Quinoa Salsa

I have been talking a lot over at Mama Balance about how I’ve made a commitment with myself to focus on my own health and stop using the “I don’t have time to take care of myself and exercise” excuse all the time. I’m about a week and a half into it, and I have… 

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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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Quinoa, Black Bean, and Corn Stuffed Jalapenos

It is time to plan your last football party of the season! I’ve mentioned before that while I adore College Football, Pro Football just isn’t my thing.  That doesn’t keep me from enjoying the Superbowl festivities though, because for me it’s all about the food and the company.  (Oh, and the commercials.  You gotta admit,… 

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Toasted Quinoa with Mushrooms and Asian Flavors

If you’ve emailed me or left me a message on Facebook in the past week, you probably already know I’m running a little behind right now. My poor sweet girl is teething again. And we aren’t just talking about normal teething.  Oh, no, when my girl does it she does it right.  She has FOUR… 

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Everything Bagel Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Crème Fraîche

  Hi Everyone! I’m so excited to be guest posting here on CookingQuinoa.net. I’m Lori, and I blog over at Foxes Love Lemons. My blog is all about simple yet special (and mostly healthy!) original recipes and tips from my culinary school adventures. Quinoa makes an appearance in my recipes quite frequently, and today I’m… 

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Black Bean, Quinoa & Cheddar Burgers

I keep thinking that my life is going to settle down and that I’m going to get used to having a baby again. Nine months into it and that doesn’t seem to be happening. In fact, I think I must have been blacking out on what it was really like because if anything things just… 

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Quinoa Apple Cheddar Soup

I don’t make soup often, but when I do I am always caught off guard by how much I love it. This Broccoli Spinach Quinoa Soup is still one of my favorites. (And you guys liked it too! It’s been Pinned over 13,000 times.) I suppose living in warm environment is partly to blame for… 

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Quinoa, Brown Rice & Sesame Crackers

Hello dear friends and fellow quinoa-lovers! I’m Felicia, and I blog over at Dish by Dish , a space filled with personal stories and easy recipes. It’s such an honor to be writing a post for Cooking Quinoa today, and this is possibly one of the best ways to begin the brand new year! Thank… 

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Spicy Buffalo Chicken & Quinoa Wraps

How is 2014 going? They say that most people break their New Year’s resolutions within the first seven days of the year.  I didn’t really make “resolutions” this year (too all or nothing for me),  but I do have quite a few goals.  Other than the fact that accomplishing them all is completely unrealistic given… 

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5 Tips for Gluten Free Living

When I first started out eating gluten free, I was completely overwhelmed. Not only were so many of my favorites off limits, but it seemed like everything was so complicated. Gluten was literally lurking everywhere (ice cream, salad dressings, ketchup…) and before long it became too much. Slowly gluten found its way back into my… 

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Quinoa Breakfast Scramble

I can’t believe that it is the 6th of January and this is the first time I’ve posted this year.  Bad blogger! I promise this isn’t a sign of things to come this year.  I have a lot of exciting things planned, including some great giveaways.  You can also look forward to some healthier Super… 

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Vegan Quinoa Meatball Parmesan

I am so honored and super excited to be guest blogging here on Cooking Quinoa! I am crazy obsessed with quinoa, and couldn’t be more excited to be sharing a recipe with fellow quinoa lovers on such an incredible blog! I am Alissa from GirlMakesFood where I share easy vegetarian and vegan recipes (and have… 

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Curried Butternut Squash Quinoa Soup

Do you guys have your holiday menus planned? I’m still working on ours. This year is going to be really simple because it’s just the five of us. Since the boys are such picky eaters and Skye’s diet still super simple, I am focusing on what I am going to make the grown ups. One… 

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Layered Quinoa Salad

I’m excited to have Jane here today, sharing a great (and easy) Layered Quinoa Salad.  This is the perfect way to stay healthy this time of year. ~   Hi there, I’m Jane from ‘Jane’s Adventures in Dinner’ and I couldn’t be happier to be guesting at Wendy’s awesome blog ‘Cooking Quinoa’. Who am I?… 

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Quinoa Crumbs

Though it is still fairly warm where I am, I have been craving comfort food lately. Creamy casseroles, potatoes, lots of pasta and generally everything I don’t need to be eating after spending the year trying to lose weight. I know it’s just a phase, but I’ve been very, very bad the last few weeks. … 

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Fudgy Black Bean Quinoa Brownies

Ok, raise your hand if you are done with your Christmas shopping. No? Well I am about to make you feel better. I haven’t started.  (Don’t you feel good about yourself now????) Alex’s birthday is Wednesday and I’m actually quite pleased that I am done shopping for that.   I ordered everything from Amazon and… 

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