Quinoa Salad wraps with Black Beans

Pay homage to Meatless Monday and kiss the Quinoa! Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah, not kee-NOH-ah), is a wonderful grain full of goodness, easy to prepare, gluten free and comes in many varieties. There’s white quinoa which is commonly found everywhere, but I especially enjoy the red and black varieties. I’ve used Organic Rainbow Quinoa for this […]

Garden Pea and Mint Soup

I’ve seen many recipes and watched this soup being prepared on cooking shows and always thought it was something I should try myself.  After all, the combination of garden peas and fresh mint is always a good one!  So today as I picked the new season’s mint growing in my garden I remembered there was a bag of peas in the freezer and the decision […]

Lisa’s Luscious Lentil Salad

This is a healthy, yet delicious and easy salad inspired by my Sister, Lisa.  She served it with baked smoked haddock fillets, but any other fish (salmon, cod, shrimp), or other protein would work equally well.  However the salty, smokiness of the haddock really complimented the  slight heat, and lemon zing of the salad.  Make more than you […]