Quinoa & Grain Dishes Archive

Gluten Free Quinoa Sage Stuffing

Posted November 8, 2012 By Sandy

Okay, now that we have Halloween and the elections behind us, I want to focus on some wonderful Gluten Free Vegan recipes for Thanksgiving. Beth of Tasty Tummies posted a recipe from her friend Sherrie of Living Simply Gluten Free (Isn’t it great how we all work together!) for a interesting Gluten Free Quinoa Sage […]

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Bell Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa

Posted October 3, 2012 By Sandy

Stuffed Bell Peppers are a natural Gluten Free Vegan food.  Traditionally, peppers are stuffed with rice — but this recipe is Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Pesto.  Sounds like a wonderful combination! The article that I found was on the Washington Post Online.  Author, Elaine Gordon writes about the different nutritional properties and benefits of peppers […]

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Sweet Potato Pasta

Posted September 24, 2012 By Sandy

There are numerous different food combinations that I have never tried.  After becoming Gluten Free and Vegan, my food choices became limited in some areas, but expanded greatly in other directions.  Had it not been for my allergies, I probably would never had the pleasure of eating quinoa!  Or coconut milk (or oil) … or […]

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Gluten Free Pasta Salad

Posted August 1, 2012 By Sandy

Today’s featured recipe is an old time favorite with a slight twist:  Gluten Free Pasta Salad.  Seasoned with orange juice gives this Pasta Salad a slight sweetness over typical Pasta Salads. The recipe calls for quinoa rotelle pasta, but you could use any type of Gluten Free pasta. Gluten-free, vegan citrus and veggie pasta salad […]

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Zucchini and Quinoa Lasagna

Posted July 30, 2012 By Sandy

When I was a kid, lasagna was my favorite dish.  Now that I am Gluten Free and Vegan, I have seen a few different recipes, but none as interesting as this Zucchini and Quinoa Lasagna! What a great way to use all the large left over zucchini from the garden!  With the added benefits of […]

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Vegan Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers

Posted July 6, 2012 By Sandy

With the summer barbequing season in full swing, there are LOTS of  “burger” recipes floating around. A Quinoa “Hamburger” recipe was posted yesterday.  Today, the featured recipe is Vegan Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers. Quinoa makes a healthy nutritious base for the black beans in these burgers.  Add the chipotle and cumin to add a […]

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Gluten Free Vegan Quinoa “Hamburgers”

Posted July 5, 2012 By Sandy

Summer is the time for picnics and barbeques, but there is nothing Gluten Free or Vegan about traditional hamburgers!  Luckily, I discovered this very unique recipe for both ‘burger’ and bun:  Gluten Free Vegan Quinoa “Hamburgers”!! This particular recipe combines the high nutrition of quinoa with the interesting taste of cinnamon and curry.  Check it […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Rice

Posted June 9, 2012 By Sandy

Rice is second only to corn as the most important staple food in the world. Read more about Rice on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Mexican Rice 2 ounces tomatoes, very ripe and cored (see note below) 1 medium white onion 3 medium jalapenos 2 cups long grain white rice 1/3 cup canola oil […]

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Gluten Free Grains: Quinoa

Posted June 2, 2012 By Sandy

Quinoa, nicknamed “the mother of all grain” for its high nutritional value, is actually a pseudo grain belonging to the Goosefoot family Read more about Quinoa on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Quinoa Salsa Salad Dressing 3 tablespoons gluten free salsa 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons chili powder […]

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Quinoa Salad with Apple and Kale

Posted May 22, 2012 By Sandy

I have recently discovered a blog by Dr. Joe Ax that has some wonderful information on good health practices.  Although he is not necessarily Gluten Free or Vegan, he did post this interesting Quinoa Salad with Apple and Kale. The original recipe calls for goat cheese, but that can be substituted by tofu, vegan cheese […]

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