Apple Quinoa Oatmeal Muffins

About 60 percent of the nation’s production of apples comes from Washington state, including just about every variety imaginable. Did you know that? That explains why I see apples for sale everywhere I go, and they always taste so freshly picked. I had a whole bunch of honeycrisp apples that were just starting to soften, so I…

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Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Pineapple Quinoa

Here’s to long Spring days filled with lots of bacon! When it comes to seafood, there are very few things I dislike, (I’m looking at you raw oysters), but scallops might take the cake. As delicious as they are, scallops can be pricy, so they’ve become one of those luxury foods that my husband and…

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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

I’m loosing my chill over this chili. An absolutely essential winter dish at its finest- black bean sweet potato chili cooked down to the nth degree of tenderness. Let me preface this by saying that I am a huge meat lover. The thought of a vegetarian chili isn’t something I’d normally be drawn to. HOWEVER, I…

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

This is the vegetarian version of a ground beef stuffed peppers recipe I found a while ago. Honestly, I think I prefer this one! Quinoa, carrots, corn, celery, onion, beans, and spices stuffed inside a bell pepper topped with cheese. Great healthy lunch or dinner!