Grains

Kale and Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

This post was written by Rosemary Squires I recently tried a kale and quinoa salad my friend made and had to get the recipe! Not only is this salad delicious, it is also extremely nutritious! Kale is a leafy vegetable and a great source of vitamin K and the antioxidants vitamins A and C. Quinoa is an edible grain-like seed that is a nutritional superfood. It’s a complete protein and a great source of fiber, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, and calcium. Also, quinoa is great for people with celiac diseas… read more »

Grilled Grape Farro Salad {Recipe ReDux}

Disclosure: By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Table Grape Commission and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Fall in love with Grapes!   Although grapes are available at most supermarkets all year round, Grapes from California are in season between May and January, and now they are at their peak! Hence the theme for this month’s sponsored Recipe ReDux challenge from the California Table Gra… read more »

Romantic Dinner for Two: Mushroom Farrotto {Recipe}

Celebrating an anniversary, birthday, or just the love that you share with someone special? You don’t have to spend money going out to a fancy dinner for every occasion. Sometimes it’s nice to make a romantic dinner for two in your own home. Set the mood with dim lighting, candles, some romantic music, and a Nutritioulicious meal that will knock the socks off of your partner. That’s what I did this past February for Valentine’s Day, which was so much better than sitting at a r… read more »

Coconut-Curry Beef with Bok Choy and Farro {Recipe ReDux}

In honor of the new year, this month’s Recipe ReDux theme is based on food trends for 2013 – “A Trend in Every Pot.” Recipe ReDuxers across the globe were given the following challenge: Pick your favorite ‘new’ food trend and add it to a pot. Take a trend and use it in a soup, stew, one-pot meal or Crock Pot recipe to warm up readers.  Back in December I shared some of Phil Lempert’s predictions for 2013 food trends. If you do a search for 2013 food trends you&#… read more »

Cider Wheat Berry Salad with Acorn Squash {Recipe ReDux}

I love the fall – the cool crisp air, the leaves changing colors, and of course the plethora of Nutritioulicious vegetables and fruits that are now in season. One of my favorite class of vegetables is winter squash. Do a search for “squash” on my site and you’ll see a pretty long list of recipes and information about these members of the gourd family.  So when I saw that this month’s Recipe ReDux challenge was “Orange You Glad It’s Fall?” I was s… read more »