Tag Archives: quinoa

How to Stretch a Salad

To make eating our veggies a lot more interesting (both for me and Abe) I’ve been getting takeout from Lemonade. 6 salad scoops = roughly $12 – they’ve got some new seasonal flavors, including Quinoa Cauliflower Tabouli, Jicama with Thai Peanut Vinaigrette, Parsnip “Waldorf” and Swiss Salad with Celery Root/Carrot/Beets. This multi-pack, bulked up with spinach/tomatoes at home, lasts roughly

Quick Quinoa Salad

I made a giant batch of quinoa the other day… …and used 2 cups of it to make this delicious salad in under a minute – steamed broccoli/carrots, leftover salad dressing (from Greenleaf Gourmet Chophouse takeout) and Coconut Bacon. Served over Baby Spinach – this has pretty much been my lunch all week. I froze the rest of the batch –

Trader Joe’s Cranberry Almond Grain Medley

Remember when Abe and I had our little disagreement over the definition of a salad?  He now happily calls things without lettuce “salads” – though for some reason, Trader Joe’s calls them a “Medley.” (I think this is their way of tricking people into eating salads.) I did wind up adding some green – chopped up parsley.  Herb-A-Licious.  I love