Monthly Archives: June 2015

Quinoa Salad with Spinach, Strawberries and Goat Cheese

Ingredients: 1 cup red quinoa, rinsed salt 2 cups baby spinach leaves 4 tablespoons fresh basil, cut into ribbons 1 cup sliced strawberries 2 ounce goat cheese, crumbled 1 1/2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted Balsamic Dressing: 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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Quinoa, Black Beans, Red Bell Pepper, Peas Salad

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 1/4 cups water Salt to taste 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed 3/4 cup peas 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 serrano chili, seeded if desired and finely chopped ½ cup chopped cilantro … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad With Avocado and Kalamata Olives

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 1/4 cups water Salt to taste 1 small cucumber, diced ¼ cup kalamata olives, halved (about 12 olives) 1 ripe avocado, diced 1 tablespoon slivered fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 ½ … Continue reading

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Southwest Quinoa Salad

1 cup quinoa 1 1/4 cup water 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup olive oil 1/3 cup lime juice (~3 limes) 4 tsp apple cider vinegar (or red wine vinegar) 1 tbsp ground cumin 1-2 tsp minced jalapeno to desired spiciness … Continue reading

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Belgian Waffle Race 2015

One of the greatest races (and marketing videos) ever. The BWR, April 26, 2015.  Click the title to see video and images.  14th/45 @ 9:20:09

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Vinaigrette & Sauces for Quinoa Salads

1 to 2 teaspoons lemon zest (to taste) 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons red or white wine vinegar or sherry vinegar Salt to taste 2 tablespoons minced shallots 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons low-fat plain … Continue reading

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