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Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

We haven't been arrested by the Incredibly-Dreamy-Cheesecake Police yet. And by Incredibly-Dreamy-Cheesecake Police I mean that the cheesecake is incredibly dreamy, not the police
Baked Quinoa Squares

Baked Quinoa Squares

Fortunately, my mistake was easily correctable. I made a big mistake when I made this quinoa bake and I'm chalking it up to my lack of experience in working with tofu
Vegan Quinoa-Quinoa Cornbread + how to make quinoa flour

Vegan Quinoa-Quinoa Cornbread + how to make quinoa flour

This weekend, life took on my alma mater’s (I have an alma mater. I spent the weekend whipping up a bunch of pancake recipes that have been on my brain for the past few weeks
Quinoa Avocado Salad

Quinoa Avocado Salad

This is a simple summer salad AND delicious. Not much more to say other than that. Adapted From. WegmansIngredients
Quinoa Bluberry muffins (Sugar-less)

Quinoa Bluberry muffins (Sugar-less)

Though appearance of the muffin was not so appealing, the taste was good and my kids enjoyed it. Even my Hubby was happy about the muffin as it has Quinoa and has no sugar
Southwest Quinoa Fritters

Southwest Quinoa Fritters

I overcame the fear and have been popping out yummy quinoa dishes on a regular basis. Since I have completely got my family hooked on my Quinoa Burger, I wanted to try another spin using Quinoa
Loaded Veggie Quinoa Sliders

Loaded Veggie Quinoa Sliders

Like a lot of my recipes, especially the ones I scrap together on the weekends, there's a heavy influence from what is in our refrigerator that's hitting the use-by wall
Baked Quinoa Patties

Baked Quinoa Patties

I said that to my nephew when he stayed over and asked if we had "real" lunch meat  opposed to the tofurkey that I tried to pass of as "real" meat (he didn't buy it)

cheddar quinoa patties

Quinoa is becoming one of my new favorite foods. A couple of years ago, I had never heard of it, and my first impressions made me think of it as some yuppy grain for health nuts or chefs who were too cool for rice
Crab Quinoa Cakes with Avocado Cream

Crab Quinoa Cakes with Avocado Cream

Jamie surprised me with a weekend getaway to San Francisco for my birthday so I'll have some photos from our trip to share with you soon
Salmon Quinoa Cakes, two ways

Salmon Quinoa Cakes, two ways

I kind of miss my white quinoa, but on the plus side, red quinoa holds its shape better, so it’s great in veggie burgers, salads, soups, etc
APPLE & BANANA BAKED OATMEAL

APPLE & BANANA BAKED OATMEAL

 . 2 cups old-fashioned oats. 1/2 cup sliced almonds, plus more for the top. 1 teaspoon baking powder. 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
Avocado Hummus and Homemade Horseradish

Avocado Hummus and Homemade Horseradish

A couple years ago, my aunt was visiting from California, and she and my mom were grocery shopping.   As I remember the story, my aunt promptly got on her phone to call someone back in California to tell them the unbelievable news - that my mom had just paid a whole dollar for an avocado
Vegetarian Mediterranean Pizza Pot Pie

Vegetarian Mediterranean Pizza Pot Pie

I omitted the Chicken from the filling and I also used my favorite dough recipe for the crust and I added dried basil and oregano to the flour to give it extra flavor
Morimoto's wasabi avocado dip

Morimoto's wasabi avocado dip

These past few years I've immersed myself much more deeply into creating and cooking Asian dishes, so taking a second look at Morimoto's book only made sense