Tag: quinoa

White Quinoa Chicken Soup

White Quinoa Chicken Soup

Pressure cooking is so great and it adds to flavor and saves time. Print White Quinoa Chicken Soup Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, cubed 1 onion, diced 2 large cloves of garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon minced or grated ginger 3 Tablespoons Olive 

Salmon Dill Cakes

Salmon Dill Cakes

These are amazing and you can use red, white, or black quinoa and have terrific results. Print Salmon Dill Cakes Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 3 cups cooked salmon 1 cup black quinoa 1 Tablespoon fresh dill ½ red onion, chopped fine Chopped Fresh Parsley 8 

Red Quinoa Coconut Yams

Red Quinoa Coconut Yams

These are the best yams I have ever eaten. I love the quinoa topping. It is a family favorite.

Red Quinoa Coconut Yams
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Ingredients
  • 3 cups mashed, cooked sweet potatoes or yams
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup half & half
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
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  • Topping:
  • 2 cups cooked red quinoa
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup whole grain flour
  • ⅓ cup melted butter
  • Pinch of nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl. Spread evenly in an oven safe baking dish that has been sprayed with non stick cooking spray. Top the potatoes with the quinoa nut topping and bake in a 375 degree oven for 35 minutes.
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  3. Topping:
  4. Melt the butter. Stir in the flour, sugar, nuts, coconut, and nutmeg. Mix together with the cooked red quinoa. Place on top of potatoes.

 

Quinoa Black Bean Bread

Quinoa Black Bean Bread

Nothing compares to hot bread out of the oven. Hot bread can make any meal a culinary experience. Print Quinoa Black Bean Bread Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients ¼ cup fresh ground black bean flour 1 cup hot water ½ cup sour dough starter * can 

Old Fashion Cornbread with Quinoa

Old Fashion Cornbread with Quinoa

I love quinoa in cornbread, it gives it a moistness that is so charming and the crumb is so tender. Print Old Fashion Cornbread with Quinoa Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 2 cups freshly ground popcorn 2 cups WonderFlour™ or spelt flour ½ cup white sugar 

Fresh Sage and Portobello Mushroom Dressing

Fresh Sage and Portobello Mushroom Dressing

Nothing says dressing like sage, this is a wonderful dressing, if you cannot find black quinoa, use red or white, the black is so dramatic, that is why I use it.

Fresh Sage and Portobello Mushroom Dressing
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Ingredients
  • 8 cups cubed bread (like a whole wheat baguette)
  • 2 cups cooked black quinoa
  • ½ lb. bacon, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 Portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup Xagave
  • Balsamic vinegar, splash
  • ½ bundle fresh parsley, chopped
  • ¼ cup each of fresh sage, thyme, and marjoram (or oregano)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 3 to 5 cups chicken or turkey stock
Instructions
  1. In a hot skillet, cook bacon until crispy.
  2. Add the onion and cook until tender.
  3. Add mushrooms, olive oil, xagave, and a splash of the balsamic vinegar.
  4. Sauté everything until tender.
  5. In a large bowl add the remaining ingredients with the bread.
  6. Toss with cooked ingredients.
  7. Place in a large baking dish and bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes.

 

Edamame White Quinoa Salad

Edamame White Quinoa Salad

Edamame is very popular and really adds flavor and taste to this salad. Print Edamame White Quinoa Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 8 Tablespoons red wine vinegar 6 Tablespoons walnut oil 2 Tablespoons flax oil ⅓ cup fresh cilantro 2 limes, juiced 1 Tablespoon Xagave 

Christmas Chilean Beet Salad

Christmas Chilean Beet Salad

I found this recipe on a Trip to South America and added the quinoa, I love the color and the flavor is amazing. Print Christmas Chilean Beet Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 8 to 10 beets, cooked and cut into ½ inch pieces 8 eggs, 

Café Super Grain Salad

Café Super Grain Salad

The best side dish salad ever, I used it in place of potato chips in my Café.

Café Super Grain Salad
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup black quinoa
  • 1 cup millet
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 6 cups water
  • 5 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium white onion, chopped
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cucumber, seeded, or 1 zucchini
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in half
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  • Dressing:
  • ¼ cup flax oil
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup Balsamic vinegar
  • Xagave
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Bring water to boil then add grains.
  2. Bring to boil again.
  3. Lower heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Cool, overnight if possible.
  5. Add the garlic, onion, cucumber, tomatoes, and black beans.
  6. Toss with dressing.
  7. For better flavor, mix all ingredients, including dressing, while grains are still warm and refrigerate overnight.

 

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf salads are great, but they reach true greatness when you add a grain. Print Waldorf Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 6 apples chopped 1 cup dried cranberries 1-2 cups cooked black quinoa 1 can butter beans 1 Mexican papaya, seeded and diced 3 cups 

Red Quinoa Fruit Salad

Red Quinoa Fruit Salad

This is one of my favorite salads, refreshing and easy to make. Excellent served with grilled chicken or salmon and I love to eat it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Print Red Quinoa Fruit Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients For the Salad: 1 cup fresh 

Red Quinoa Chicken Salad

Red Quinoa Chicken Salad

Red-Quinoa-Chicken-Salad-1351543824[1]I think this is one of my best creations. I love all the flavors and it is so pretty to look at.

Red Quinoa Chicken Salad
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Ingredients
  • 3 cups red quinoa cooked and chilled
  • 1 roasted chicken deboned and chopped
  • 2 cups red and green grapes cut in half
  • 1 bundle scallion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped finely
  • 1 cup mango cubed
  • ¼ cup fresh herbs basil and thyme are good
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  • Dressing:
  • 2 cups greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon style mustard
  • ½ teaspoon fresh cardamom
  • ¼ cup Xagave
  • 1 tablespoon aged balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Place salad ingredients in large bowl and toss well.
  2. Whisk the dressing ingredients together and then combine with all other ingredients in large bowl.
  3. Toss well, serve on a bed of butter lettuce or in a cantaloupe bowl, or on a crescent roll

 

Papaya Salad

Papaya Salad

Refreshing and wonderful, make sure you buy the large Mexican papaya’s, they are the best and make sure you save some of the seeds, they add a wonderful peppery flavor to the salad. Print Papaya Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 2 large Papaya, peeled and 

Confetti Pasta Salad

Confetti Pasta Salad

This is a colorful wonderfully satisfying salad. So much texture and flavor. Print Confetti Pasta Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients For the Salad: 1 lb. box of Orso, cooked drained and chilled, toss with oil after cooking 1 lb. box of large couscous, cooked drained, 

White Quinoa Cabbage Soup

White Quinoa Cabbage Soup

Simple yet oh so great. The white quinoa really adds to the flavor and nutrition.

White Quinoa Cabbage Soup
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups finely shredded cabbabe
  • 1 large yellow onion, minced
  • 1 large carrot, minced
  • 1 cup white quinoa
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 8 cups beef broth, I love Haco
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Cheddar cheese, Parmesan Cheese or Sour Cream for garnish
Instructions
  1. In pressure cooker saute in butter the cabbage, garlic, and onion.
  2. Saute until tender.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and pressure for 6 minutes.
  4. Remove lid and garnish with desired topping.

 

Ground Turkey Quinoa Stew

Ground Turkey Quinoa Stew

For a quick filling meal you can’t find a better stew. Print Ground Turkey Quinoa Stew Author: Chef Brad Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  6 mins Total time:  21 mins   Ingredients 2 lbs.Fingerling potatoes or red potatoes, cut in ½ inch pieces 2 cups 

Spinach Pie

Spinach Pie

This is a wonderful recipe, One of my all time favorites. In the pantry you will find step by step instructions for making this great recipe. Print Spinach Pie Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients In your mixer place the following ingredients and let sponge for about 

Multi Grain Black Bean Pizza Dough

Multi Grain Black Bean Pizza Dough

Multi Grain Black Bean Pizza Dough
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup black bean flour
  • 1 cup sourdough starter
  • 1 cup cooked black quinoa and bulgur wheat
  • 2 cups hot water
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dough enhancer
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup yeast
  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • Natural white flour
Instructions
  1. Grind beans in Whisper mill.
  2. Cook grains like you would cook white rice.
  3. They cook together really well.
  4. Add bean flour, quinoa, bulgur wheat, hot water, sourdough starter, olive oil, dough enhancer, wheat flour, and sugar to WonderMix mixer bowl.
  5. Top with yeast and start WonderMix.
  6. Add natural white flour until dough pulls away from sides of the bowl.
  7. Knead for 6 minutes to develop gluten.
  8. Remove from bowl and let rise until double.
  9. Roll out and from into pizza's.
  10. Top with favorite ingredients and bake on a 500 degree preheated pizza stone for 5 to 8 minutes.

 

Third Sunday Chili

Third Sunday Chili

Chili really is a comfort food. This one is packed with nutrition and flavor. Three beans and a dried sprouting bean mix with some added grain makes this a great satisfying meal. Print Third Sunday Chili Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 1 cup uncooked black beans 

White Quinoa Meat Loaf

White Quinoa Meat Loaf

Meat loaf is a comfort food, and this recipe pushes it over the top. Print White Quinoa Meat Loaf Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 2 lbs Lean Ground Beef or turkey meat 2 cups White Quinoa, cooked 1 cup Bread Crumbs 3 garlic Cloves, minced ½