Burrito Supreme

It’s a momstown #FoodFriday and today I am sharing my raid-the-pantry challenge . . . which resulted in a delicious burrito supreme! My family loves Mexican and this recipe is going to be a new family favourite for you, too! You can mix and match and make it your own based on what you find in…

Orange Maple Tamari Salmon

Looking for another great (and fast!) salmon recipe to add to your repertoire? Here is a delicious, easy and flavourful recipe to try using freshly squeezed orange juice, maple syrup and tamari (an alternative to soy sauce). This recipe was inspired by the hoisin-honey-lime salmon recipe I posted last year, but I wanted to try…

Quinoa Penne Primavera

I am SO ready for Winter to leave and for Spring to arrive!!! So, in celebration of Spring’s arrival tomorrow I am posting this delicious and colourful veggie packed Quinoa Penne Primavera.  This is an easy one pot and one pan meal that is delicious, gorgeous and packed with lots of good stuff! Use your…

Quinoa Penne with Mushrooms, Asparagus, Red Onion & Sun Dried Tomato

Delicious meatless and gluten-free “pasta” recipe using yummy Ancient Grains Penne by truRoots (made with quinoa, amaranth, and brown rice). My kids devoured this (no idea I switched the pasta!). I have to admit I am really lucky with my kids – they like mushrooms and asparagus, making this a super quick, easy and healthy family meal….

Quinoa Tabbouleh

The other day my boss brought in that tasty Costco quinoa salad, and we were talking about how much it is like tabbouleh and how much we love tabbouleh. Well ever since then I have had a craving for tabbouleh, but made with quinoa like Costco’s salad, so I did some research, and prepared my…

Cranberry Buttermilk Quinoa Muffins

I was just at Disney for a week and after an amazing week of fun with the family and over-indulging in some great food I am ready for some clean eating and getting back to my regular go-to meals and snacks. I had seen quinoa muffin recipes here and there, so I was really curious…

Quinoa and Broccoli Slaw Salad

A yummy and really easy quinoa salad to prepare thanks to the addition of packaged broccoli slaw! Ingredients: 1 cup of quinoa 2 cups of chicken or vegetable broth (or water) 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced small 1/2 cup red pepper, diced small 1/2 cup yellow pepper, diced small 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp…

Asian Quinoa Salad

A delicious Asian twist on quinoa salad. A perfect side to grilled salmon or chicken prepared with an Asian/Teriyaki glaze. We had this along side the Hoisin-Honey and Lime Salmon and it was terrific! Recipe serves 4 as a side, double if needed. Ingredients: 1/2 cup of quinoa 1 cup of chicken or vegetable broth…

Sprouted Rice and Quinoa Pilaf (Gluten-Free)

I am always looking for new healthy side dish recipes, and I found this great new product at Costco and the results were fantastic. The product is TruRoots Sprouted Rice & Quinoa Blend which contains sprouted brown and red rice, quinoa and wild rice. It is organic, whole grain and gluten free and high in fibre….

Pork Tenderloin Stir Fry served over Quinoa

This is a great healthy recipe that I have made often from The Looneyspoons Collection Cookbook. Instead of rice, serve over quinoa. If you don’t like pork tenderloin you can substitute chicken, or you can omit any meat and do a veggie stir fry (just throw in a bit more – maybe some carrots, baby…

Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash, Spinach, Pecans and Dried Cranberries

YUMMY is all I have to say! Delicious quinoa tossed with roasted butternut squash, baby spinach, dried cranberries, pecans and green onions in a simple orange vinaigrette. Make it! Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 2 cups no sodium chicken or vegetable broth or water 6 cups butternut squash diced small (1/2″ dice) 2 tbsp extra virgin…