Tri-Color Quinoa Salad

Have you tried quinoa yet? If you haven't, this is the recipe for you.  Quinoa (pronounced "keen-wa") is an ancient grain from the Peruvian Andes region. Technically, quinoa is a seed, not a grain, but is commonly referred to as a grain. Quinoa is very high in protein, making it an … Continue reading
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Sausage and Kale Stew

Now that its cold here in Southern California (you know, 60 degrees) I have been making soups and stews again. I know it doesn't have to be cold to enjoy them, but something about walking inside to get out of 80 degree weather does not inspire me to sit down to a steaming bowl of … Continue reading