Cook the quinoa in medium size pan. Add two cups of water to the pot and let it boil. Once boiling add the quinoa, let boil for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes bring to a simmer, boiling off the water and cooking the quinoa. The quinoa should be soft fluffy looking when done. While that is occurring, peel the carrot into strips and dice the avocado and apricots. For the dressing whisk together in a bowl the oil, molasses, lemon juice, sumac, chopped dill and mint.
After letting the quinoa cool mix together the other ingredients and drizzle on the dressing, salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy cool or warm.
Optional: chopped cilantro and sesame seeds for garnish
For the dressing-
2 teaspoon honey
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
For the rice bring 2 cups of water to a boil and add the rice. Let the rice boil for 5 minutes and then turn down to a simmer, to let the water boil off. Bring your oven to 400 degrees, while your chopping up the sweet potato into small pieces. Toss the the sweet potato with some light salt, pepper and olive oil ( or other preferred cooking oil), bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the...
Sweet Potatoes are an amazing food that are high nutritional value, providing rich vitamins and minerals, and are great source of fuel for the body. Sweet Potatoes are high in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients, and are great at helping regulate blood sugar. They are easy to cook and easy to serve. Here are a couple of easy to do Sweet Potato recipes.
Sweet Potatoes 3 Ways
1 large or 2 medium sized Sweet Potatoes
2 tablespoons Almond Butter
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 large Avocado
Salt and Pepper
1 Lemon and zest
Tuna from either a can or fresh
1 Tablespoon light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon of red onion
1 Tablespoon of Relish
Cut the sweet potatoes length wise into 1/4 inch thick slices. This will allow you to put the toppings on the "potato crisp". If you have a toaster it will work great for toasting the 1/4 inch slices. It took me two times on each side to get the color I was looking for with my toaster. If not place in the oven at the broil setting and watch them unt...
Black Beans are a stable of Mexican cuisine, however they are often just used as a side dish, not part of the main star. This dish is great at combining multiple starches together and getting a Magnificent Mexican duo.
1/2 large lemon, peeled
1 large orange, peeled
1 large organic apple, cored
2 cups or handfuls organic baby spinach (or other leafy green)
8 ounces of filtered of water
1 poblano chile pepper, seeded and diced small
One 4-ounce can mild green chiles or 2 fresh roasted green chiles
½ cup spinach
4 cups Vegetable stock, or low-sodium vegetable broth
1½ cups medium-grain brown rice
1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced small
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
2 cups cooked black beans, or one 15-ounce can, drained and rinsed, if using dried beans, soak the beans over night to get them to soften
Zest of 1 lime
Salt to taste
*1 cup coarsely chopped cilantro (Optional)
Add the poblano pepper, green chiles, *cilantro, and spinac...