Spicy Kale and Quinoa Salad with Sweet Corn, Avocado, and Black Beans

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Sesame Soy Soba Noodles with Chicken, Shiitake Mushrooms, and Edamame

I love all sorts of ethnic foods, but one of my favorite types is Japanese food! I love how simple, flavorful and healthy many of their dishes are. If I had to choose my last meal it would most definitely be sushi! But this post isn’t about sushi, it’s about a soba noodles. What the … Continue reading

Quinoa and Whole Wheat Couscous Blend with Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

I hated mushrooms growing up. I thought they were all the same boring brown or white mushrooms with the same boring bland taste and texture. I had no idea there was a whole world of mushrooms out there with many varying flavors, shapes, and textures that you could cook with. If this sounds like you, … Continue reading

Healthy Seafood Rice

Sorry it’s been a few days since I’ve posted anything! I was enjoying a little snow with friends this president’s day weekend. It’s amazing how you can go from the beach to snowboarding within 2 hours when you live in Santa Monica! Anyway, I wanted to share a recipe that I made last week which … Continue reading

Mushroom and Asparagus Quinoa with Teriyaki

So this might not look beautiful to your eyes, but I promise, your taste buds will disagree. I threw this meal together based on a couple ingredients I bought at the local farmers market over the weekend: some giant shiitake mushrooms and an asparagus bundle. I love shiitake mushrooms and they always go great with … Continue reading

Corn, Black Bean, and Lime Quinoa

I made this recipe for dinner last night and it left my boyfriend speechless. Speechless! We were both pleasantly surprised that it was so delicious while still being so healthy. If you haven’t tried quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) before, then it’s about time you started. It’s become really popular in Santa Monica over the past few … Continue reading