Chicken and Sweet Potato Fried Rice

Chicken and Sweet Potato Fried Rice

So we’ve been watching The Voice lately. Good stuff. I have a major girl crush on Gwen. We keep hearing over and over again that “if you’re prepared, there’s nothing to be nervous about!” (says the coaches to the singers). I want to chat about dinner preparedness for a second.

Coconut Quinoa Granola

Coconut Quinoa Granola

You’ll notice this is two posts in a row with quinoa – I wanted to finish the bag. AND it’s really good for you. The thing is, I don’t love the taste of quinoa. Sometimes flavors can be camouflaged in the name of health – like this granola! Let me explain.

Buttery Bulgur with Corn and Tomatoes

Buttery Bulgur with Corn and Tomatoes

I know that quinoa is enjoying it’s moment in the sun and nutritionally, it’s all that it’s touted to be. That being said, bulgur wheat is not as high in protein but it’s BY FAR the taste winner (in my opinion). It’s nutty, slightly sweet, and cooks quickly. It’s not that far from steel...

Fava, Lemon and Parmesan Risotto

Fava, Lemon and Parmesan Risotto

Fava is a fun word to say, and when I saw fava beans already shelled, parboiled and frozen in a bag at Trader Joes, I got excited to try them out. Like any bean, the Fava is high in protein, fiber, and tons of nutrients (provides you with 100% of your folate for the...

Broccoli and White Cheddar Oven Risotto

Broccoli and White Cheddar Oven Risotto

I’m not a big fan of rice; out of almost 400 recipes on here only 3 contain rice (and a lot contain chocolate), and two are risotto. Risotto is like the Marilyn Monroe of rices – the exceptional luxurious slutty beauty of the rice world. Like Marilyn, it’s often misunderstood. Let me explain.

Mexican Quinoa Stew

Mexican Quinoa Stew

Fall sports are in preseason, the mall is filled with sleeves, and I actually saw one or two red leaves on the park trees. The change is undeniable. It can also present a sort of culinary limbo wherein you itch to make things with canned pumpkin but the farmer’s market is still stocked to...

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