Monthly Archives: November 2011

Quinoa Cakes

Last night I made quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) for the first time in anticipation of trying out a recipe for quinoa cakes. I made sure to keep everything in my quinoa diced small so my leftovers would work for these cakes. … Continue reading

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Quinoa Cakes Recipe

2 1/2 cups cooked quinoa, at room temperature 4 large eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt 1/3 cup finely chopped scallions 1/2 small yellow or white onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup goat cheese crumbles 1 tsp crushed garlic 1 … Continue reading

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Turkey Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms with Herbed Quinoa

Tonight I wanted to try a few foods I have never made / eaten before. Knowing I would be alone for dinner this evening I felt safe to take the risk. First, I started out making my own turkey sausage. … Continue reading

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Turkey Sausage Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Recipe

1 lb. turkey sausage cooked and in crumbles 1 cup part skim ricotta cheese 1 cup asiago cheese 2 green onions, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes 4-8 portobello mushroom caps (4 large or 8 medium /small) 2 … Continue reading

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Herbed Quinoa Recipe

2 tablespoon butter 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups vegetable broth 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons chopped garlic 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 small red pepper, finely chopped Salt to taste 1 … Continue reading

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Coriander Turkey Sausage Recipe

1 lb ground turkey 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 3/4 tsp black pepper 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp coriander 1/4 tsp Ginger 1/2 tsp garlic powder 2 tbs olive oil Mix all of … Continue reading

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Breakfast Panini

I often find that when I make paninis for dinner that my bread goes stale before I can use it all. I typically get bakery panini bread, tuscan, rye or sourdough and while it is delicious it does not last … Continue reading

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