Sauteed Eggplant and Quinoa

Roasted Eggplant and Quinoa

We're traveling through Southern Spain at the moment and the cuisine is a fascinating mix of traditional Spanish, North African, and Middle Eastern.  I've been seeing lots of eggplants appearing on menus and I couldn't be happier. This eggplant dish was really quite simple, very tasty, and made the whole apartment smell good.  I started by … [Read more...]

Veggie Stuffed Acorn Squash

Veggie Stuffed Acorn Squash

Cold January nights are a perfect time to enjoy winter squash.  Winter squash is actually harvested in the fall, but due to it's thick skin it can keep for months without refrigeration.  In addition to providing healthy, local food all winter long, squash sweetens as it ages (to a point) so it tastes even better after sitting for a month or so. … [Read more...]

Summer Veggie Quinoa Salad

Summer Veggie Quinoa Salad

I am a big believer in quinoa.  As someone who focuses on a mainly plant based diet, this complete protein grain is a terrific addition.  Plus it tastes great and I like the little squiggly grains. I use quinoa a number of ways, but by far my favorite is in salads.  You can use virtually any vegetables you have on hand and create a delicious, … [Read more...]