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Bob’s Red Mill Organic Quinoa: Review, Giveaway, and Recipe

November 25, 2013

This post has been sponsored. All opinions expressed are my own. Full disclosure in tab above. Have you heard of or tried quinoa (keen-wa)? This delicious superfood is gluten-free and packed with protein and iron. Although quinoa is actually a seed, it cooks like a whole grain making it incredibly versatile within recipes from breakfast to dinner! Bob’s Red Mill offers USDA organic quinoa in three varieties: Original, Red, and Tricolor. I was able to try each of the three…

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Broccoli, Farro, and Cheese Casserole

November 11, 2013

I love making warm casseroles for dinner once the weather cools down so when I found this recipe over at Whole Foods I knew I had to try it. The original recipe uses rice however because my family does not eat rice I used farro and couscous as a substitute and it turned out delicious! It is also a great base recipe in which other ingredients like chicken or a variety of vegetables could be added to make it even more tasty!…

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Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

October 16, 2013

This macaroni and cheese recipe is one of my favorite Fall recipes. The flavor of the butternut squash within a traditional macaroni and cheese dish is super delicious plus it sneaks it some added nutrition! It’s the perfect dinner for a cool Fall night– enjoy! Ingredients 16 oz Macaroni Noodles(or any other noodle you like!) 8 oz Sharp Cheddar, shredded 2 Tbsp Butter 2 Tbsp Flour 2 Cups Milk (room temperature) 1 Butternut Squash (average size) 1 Clove of Garlic,…

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Pasta with Garden Vegetables

September 26, 2013

I love cooking with pasta because it makes it super easy to create a delicious and healthy meal while also always being budget friendly. This pasta recipe incorporates all of your favorite garden vegetables in one dish and is ready in about 10 minutes. Enjoy! Ingredients 16 oz fusili pasta 2-3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup diced carrots 3 large heirloom tomatoes, chopped 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 large green pepper, chopped 1/2 cup parmesan (for topping)…

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Kale Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

September 13, 2013

Since we began growing kale in our garden, I have been enjoying adding and experimenting with it in different recipes. Macaroni and cheese is a favorite around my house so I decided to make this classic dinner a little healthier with some fresh kale. It turned out to be delicious and it helps get extra greens in our diet. Try out this tasty recipe and let me know what you think!   Ingredients 16 oz Macaroni 2 tbsp butter 2…

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