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Speedy Salad with Quinoa and Sunflower Seeds

This is my go-to healthy salad and it literally takes me 2 minutes to put together.  First it’s important to note: Prep Ahead!  I always encourage my clients to prep some staples.  For this recipe, it is helpful to make a batch of my Basic Salad Dressing and a pot of quinoa.  For quick quinoa, […]

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Versatile Stuffed Peppers

This is a versatile dish.  You can use ground turkey, sausage, or any other meat.   Also feel free to add or change the veggies in the recipe.  I always make extra and then freeze the leftover stuffing mixture.  Next time, experiment with stuffing portabello mushrooms, zucchini, squash or cabbage. 1 pound ground turkey or […]

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Easy Thai Bowl

Sometimes I don’t feel like cooking, especially in hot Florida.  I love this recipe because there is minimal cooking and it is so flavorful.  This Thai bowl can be vegetarian, balanced with nuts or feel free to add leftover chicken or steak. Ingredients: Chopped/sliced veggies: My favorites are green onions, peppers, cucumbers, broccoli, cabbage and […]

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Quinoa and Veggie Sunshine Bowl

Summer is a great time for grilling! I love to grill a bunch of veggies and then leftovers put in the fridge. This quinoa bowl is a perfect, delicious way to use up those veggies as a quick balanced meal for lunch or dinner the next day.  It’s versatile so add your own flare.  If you […]

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Corn and Bean Quinoa Salad with Pumpkin Seeds

Whenever making a quinoa dish, always make a large batch.  I use a rice cooker which only takes 2 minutes.  Here are some great Quinoa Recipes. Ingredients: 1 cup Quinoa, cooked 1/2 tsp sea salt and pepper (to taste) 1/4 large red onion ½ large bell pepper, diced 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 cup corn (try to use […]

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Quinoa Tabouli

You can eat this flavorful Greek quinoa dish as a salad or as a sandwich spread with hummus as well.  When making this salad into a complete meal, add 2 Tbsp of seeds (per serving) for better balance.  I prefer sunflower seeds or hempseeds.  FYI – Fresh herbs are the key to tasty tabouli. 1.5 cups quinoa 1 […]

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Brown Rice Recipes

Not a big fan of brown rice or quinoa because you think it is boring?  Many clients feed me this excuse, but I have lots of simple and yummy recipes to jazz up brown rice and other healthy grains. Don’t buy Rice-A-Roni or Uncle Ben’s: Many people use quick and easy brands, like Rice-A-Roni and […]

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Simple Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is a healthy gluten free grain that has all essential amino acids.  If you are not familiar with it, give it a try!  It cooks just like rice and you can even use a rice cooker.  This easy recipe has minimal ingredients and can be made for lunch, dinner or snack.  You can even […]

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Banana Nut Quinoa Hot Cereal

This is a simple and yummy way to use up leftover quinoa in the morning. In a small pot on the stove, add: 1 cup of leftover cooked quinoa ¼ cup almond or coconut milk (unsweetened is preferred) ½ t vanilla extract ½ banana (ripe) – mush it into the mixture 1 t cinnamon Stevia […]

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Lemony Quinoa with Vegetables

  1 1/2 cups uncooked quinoa   1 red, yellow, and orange pepper, diced   1/4 cup olive oil   1/2 diced cucumber (unpeeled for added nutrients)   1 fresh jalapeno, seeded and minced   1/2 cup seeded and diced tomato   1/2 cup sliced green onions   1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro   1/4 […]

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