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Asian Toasted Quinoa Salad With Snow Peas

My husband loves scallops.  It is nearing time for him to travel for work again so I have been whipping up meals that he especially will enjoy.  This week I made Asian toasted quinoa salad using scallops.  This dish is very versatile you can easily substitute shrimp or chicken and if you desire a vegetarian …
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Chocolate Chia Pudding:  EarthMamas World

Welcome to the Festival of Food Carnival. In celebration of the tradition of Easter chocolates, we’re sharing recipe ideas for healthier alternatives – sweets and treats featuring real cocoa. Hosted by Diary of a First Child and Hybrid Rasta Mama, you’re welcome to join us next time, or if you have a previously published recipe …
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Veggie Black Bean Buger

I recently had a delicious black bean burger while out and about with my kids.  It seems that everyday since I had that burger I have been craving another one.  I finally set out in my kitchen to make a homemade veggie black bean burger that would satisfy my craving. I enjoy spicy foods but …
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Quinoa Patties

January 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Angela Roberts in Eating Real Food | Quinoa | Recipes | Vegetarian - (8 Comments)
Quinoa Patties

I love quinoa.   If you haven’t tried it yet, now is the time!   Quinoa is my favorite whole grain for more than one reason.  Quinoa takes very little time to cook and it tastes really (really) good.  I cook my quinoa in vegetable broth instead of water and it is delicious on its …
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Black Bean Burrito

  I was planning on making black bean brown rice enchiladas for dinner tonight.  That is until I realized I was out of brown rice. I tried to remain calm.  This really threw me for a loop.  I was stressed and ready for a calm and easy evening.  I cleaned house all day today because …
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garbanzo bean salad:  EarthMamasWorld

I splurged during many recent holiday celebrations.  I ate many foods that I typically avoid.  When I woke up this morning I was paying the price….I felt lousy.  “You are what you eat” came to mind.  I had been eating crap and that is exactly how I felt.  I knew that it was time to end my …
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Ginger Shrimp Quinoa

November 2nd, 2012 | Posted by Angela Roberts in Quinoa | Recipes | Seafood - (3 Comments)
Ginger Shrimp Quinoa

Everyone knows by now that I love quinoa.  I have really been wanting to try a spicy shrimp quinoa dish but the kiddos were requesting quinoa for dinner on this night so spicy was not an option.  I took inventory of our refrigerator and created a delicious kid friendly ginger shrimp quinoa recipe.  As with …
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Homemade Dog Treats

November 1st, 2012 | Posted by Angela Roberts in Pets | Recipes - (4 Comments)
Homemade Dog Treats (Earth Mamas World)

Ava asked if we could make our dog, Laika, homemade dog treats.  I thought that making homemade dog treats was a brilliant idea!  I am not sure why I never thought about making homemade pet food.  I make so many homemade items from homemade velvetta cheese to homemade hand sanitizer but never homemade pet food.  I have made such …
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Carrot Zucchini Bars

I scored a really good deal on organic zucchini this week and wanted to make a new sweet tooth recipe that I could use the zucchini in.  I headed to Pinterest and quickly found a recipe for carrot and zucchini bars.    The original recipe comes from RealMomKitchen (you should definitely check her out, she has lots of …
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Kale Chips

I have been hearing so many positive health benefits of kale and have been looking for ways to add it to my families diet.  If you haven’t already heard here are some of the health benefits of kale.  Kale is low in calorie, high in fiber, and has zero fat.   One cup of kale has only …
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Mini Quinoa Pizza Bites

August 27th, 2012 | Posted by Angela Roberts in Kids | Quinoa | Recipes | Vegetarian - (12 Comments)
Quinoa Pizza Bites

I feel as if I have been in a lunch rut for some time now.   Luckily, it is the back to school time of year and inspiration has been turning up all over the web!  Last week I came across a meatless Monday post at Fine and Fair for quinoa pizza bites I got really excited.  My …
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Banana Bread with Greek Yogurt

My kids love banana bread and banana muffins.  I am always trying out new banana bread recipes (whole wheat banana bread, almond flour banana bread) .  This week I had 6 super ripe bananas on the counter and a tub of greek yogurt in the fridge.  Time to create a new recipe! I have been using …
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Breadcrumb Crusted Chicken

Now that Shane has gone back to work and it is only the kids and I for dinner I resort to mostly ‘kid friendly’ recipes.   This is a meal that we eat at least weekly while Shane is away for work:  Breadcrumb crusted chicken served, mashed potatoes (with cauliflower mixed in) gravy, and green beans. …
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Jerk Mahi Mahi With Caribbean Slaw

We have been loving having Shane, AKA daddy, home for three weeks.  We had a summer blast while he was home.  We practically lived in the pool, went on field trips, and simply enjoyed being together as a family.  All good things must come to an end I guess and it was time for him …
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Cheesy Baked Ziti

My husband is home for two weeks (yay!!!).  He requested that I make an Italian dish one night for dinner.  I used to make Italian foods all of the time but have limited them to special occasions…and “daddy” being home is certainly a special occasion.  I decided to go all the way and make my …
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