Mediterranean Quinoa Wraps

I’ve been loving adding quinoa to salads, substituting it for wheat based grains and adding it to grain bowls for a long time. This week my new favorite way to use a batch of quinoa is in a Mediterranean lettuce wrap. I have romaine and all kinds of greens spilling out of my veggie drawer….

Grain Bowls

This past month, March 16th, I created a variety of grains, beans and other items for our second “Women on Wellness” event.  I fell into  a Fresh Mexican theme and added warm spices, fresh lime juice and pickled onions to bring a fresh way of making a grain bowl.  Try this recipe, let me know if you like…

Kale & Farro Salads

Who doesn’t love a tasty grain-based salad? They fill you up and give you energy all day long.  This recipe is genius because you can switch out the grain, the greens and add all sorts of items in your fridge.  Toss with a vinaigrette/dressing of your choice, and like magic, a delicious and healthy meal….

Spicy Pumpkin Couscous

  It’s Halloween and why not make something with pumpkin?  I made a sauce a few years back that incorporated pumpkin and a spicy garlic sauce. Probably Sriracha.  This was a recipe I pulled from Food & Wine.  Here is the link to the original recipe.  www.foodandwine.com/recipes/spicy-cheddar-and-pumpkin-orzo-arugula. The recipe called for orzo, but I found if…

Fresh Roasted Tomato & Walnut Pesto

This dish is a favorite among my pasta loving clients and my family.   I like to use 100% whole wheat spaghetti. It’s nutty flavor works well with this pesto. You can use your favorite type. Taking fresh tomatoes and roasting them adds a new twist to a classic pesto preparation. There is an abundance…

Recovery Meals Farro Salad

I trained for a half marathon this spring and I’ve had to look in my arsenal for recipes to refuel after long runs. This isn’t my first time around the block with long distance races, but it’s been several years since I’ve finished a ten mile run. Thanks to my running buddies group text this…