Category Archives: Recipes

Spanish Quinoa: A Delicious & Easy Side Dish!

Being brought up Mexican-American, Spanish rice was a main food staple in our home. But as I grew older and my eating habits changed, I started making healthier food choices which meant I did not eat Spanish rice as much. I really missed having Spanish rice with my other Mexican foods. Well, I love quinoa and I love Spanish rice Continue Reading

Summer Quinoa Fruit Salad

During the summer, nothing beats a nice cold fruit salad on a hot day! The problem is that fruit isn’t exactly satisfying on its own. Kids, especially, will be yelling, “Mom, I’m hungry!” not long after eating fruit by itself. So what if a fruit salad wasn’t just a fruit salad? What if you could add a super-food like quinoa Continue Reading

Quick & Healthy White Fish Foil Packs

On hot summer days, there is nothing better than turning on a grill outside. The very thought of cooking over a hot stove or putting something in the oven seems so wrong during the summer months. Fish is a delicious and light summer meal that can easily be prepared on the grill. Full of wonderful flavor, this is a quick Continue Reading

How To Slow Cook Black Beans In A Crock-Pot

Black beans are very high in fiber, folate protein and antioxidants, along with numerous other vitamins and minerals. Black beans can be used in a variety of ways as part of a healthy lifestyle - here's a few of our favorite:  Add to omelets.  Add to salads. (Recipe for the salad pictured to the right can be found in The Healthy Continue Reading