Quinoa (pronounced KEEN- wah) has a very high nutritional profile and cooks very quickly. It is an extremely high-energy grain and has been grown and consumed for 8,000 years on the high plains of the Andes Mountains in South America. Quinoa was used to sustain Incan armies which frequently … [Read more...]
Quinoa Tabouli- Don’t forget that Quinoa is Kosher for Passover!
I picked this recipe up at Kripalu a few years back and it is simply delicious! My lovely sister Beth and I took a cooking class with Moosewood's very own, David Hirsch (a gift for my 50th birthday!) for a weekend; definitely a must do if you've never been up that way! Did you know that Quinoa is … [Read more...]
Rich & Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Toppers
This seems a lot more complicated than it actually is, especially if you buy the broth; I use Pacific or Imagine brand. You can even buy the butternut squash already cut up, which really makes this much easier. The soup toppers can also be replaced with quality croutons, or sliced, seasoned baked … [Read more...]
Sautéed Collard Greens with Cumin and Orange
I believe collard greens have a bum rap. The fact that they are not a part of everyone’s normal repertoire of veggies is unfortunate. Collards are a cruciferous vegetable; in the same family as broccoli, kale, cabbage, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts. They are ranked highest among the most … [Read more...]