Grains

Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Corn and Black Bean Quinoa is a light, summery gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly salad that’s great as a side dish or for lunch on it’s own. Try it with fresh corn before summer ends or enjoy all year round with frozen corn! I’ve had this recipe sitting on my desk since I made it for our first barbecue of the summer – boy how time flies! With the end of summer nearing, it’s now or never to share this easy side dish with you so you can enjoy it at one of your last summer… read more »

Vegetarian Lentil Bolognese Over Polenta Cakes {Recipe}

Umami-rich, vegetarian lentil bolognese served over polenta cakes and sprinkled with grated Parmesan is a filling and flavorful meal to savor. Last week I shared my Homemade Tomato Sauce with Mushrooms and filled you in on the various ways in which I use it – for pizza, pasta, meatballs, and as a starter for a multitude of sauces, including my bolognese. I have traditionally made my bolognese sauce with ground turkey breast, ground beef, or a mixture of the two. But keeping a Kosher home means I… read more »

Quinoa-Stuffed Cornish Hens {Recipe}

Wow your guests with this elegantly presented Moroccan-inspired cornish hen stuffed with aromatic and flavorful quinoa.  When entertaining, serving buffet style is a pretty easy way to go and it offers lots of benefits. Your dining room stays cleaner as you avoid bowls and plates of food being passed around, guests can mingle as they walk around the buffet to fill their plates, and from a nutritional standpoint you’re less likely to overeat since the food isn’t sitting on the table r… read more »

Butternut Sage Risotto Balls with Lemon Honey Drizzle {Recipe ReDux}

These savory brown rice balls filled with butternut squash, fresh sage, lemon zest, and Parmesan cheese are an indulgent side dish or hors d’oeuvre not to be missed!  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by USA Rice Federation and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. This week the USA Rice Federation is sponsoring a recipe contest with The Recipe ReDux to encourage people to “Think Rice” during Nat… read more »

Peanut Butter Lovers Month Recipe Roundup

Peanut butter is more than a sandwich spread. We’ve rounded up some of the most nutritious and delicious peanut butter recipes around the web. Show your peanut butter love this November! Now that you know November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month, we figured you’d want to get in the kitchen and put your jar(s) of peanut butter to good use. Other than spreading peanut butter for sandwiches or spooning it straight from the jar into your mouth, there are lots of Nutritioulicious ways to cook an… read more »