Easy Vegan Mexican Quinoa Salad

This Easy Vegan Mexican Quinoa Salad is full of delicious flavor and a variety of textures while offering nutritious ingredients.  It is simple to prepare and uses mostly pantry ingredients you likely have on hand like dry quinoa and canned black beans.  It has a Southwestern flavored dressing that makes this quinoa salad so addictive. 

Easy Vegan Mexican Quinoa Salad2020-03-20T12:40:17-04:00

Vegan Dye-Free Green Pancakes (Gluten-Free + Refined Sugar-Free)

Get everyone feeling lucky with these fluffy and delicious vegan dye-free green pancakes! These are the perfect treat for St. Patrick’s Day fun, but they are also a great healthy addition any day since they are gluten-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free and egg-free. In this easy recipe I’m ditching the artificial green dye and kicking up

Vegan Dye-Free Green Pancakes (Gluten-Free + Refined Sugar-Free)2020-03-18T21:23:25-04:00

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Quinoa in the Instant Pot

Today I'm sharing how to make perfectly cooked quinoa in the Instant Pot!  Once you try this easy hands-off method you will be hooked!  It produces light, fluffy quinoa every single time with no burnt spots, excess water or soggy quinoa.   A couple years ago I shared my fool-proof method for stove-top quinoa.  It is

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Quinoa in the Instant Pot2020-01-27T22:38:07-05:00

Crispy Quinoa Falafel Bowls (Gluten-Free, Nut-Free & Vegan)

These falafel bowls are like a deconstructed falafel pita.  The base of the bowl is mixed greens and crispy quinoa.  I then topped it off with fresh veggies, olives, creamy homemade hummus and incredibly flavorful falafel.  The falafel is made from chickpeas, hemp seeds, pepita seeds, oats, herbs, shallot and spices.   You simply combine everything

Crispy Quinoa Falafel Bowls (Gluten-Free, Nut-Free & Vegan)2019-06-04T09:35:28-04:00

Crispy Quinoa and California Avocado Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

I'm not sure where to start when describing why I love this salad so much. Let's start with the creamy strawberry dressing.  It is addictive to the point that my two daughters were eating it plain like soup. First they were dipping California Avocado slices in it and next thing I know they were spooning it

Crispy Quinoa and California Avocado Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette2019-12-27T10:32:38-05:00