Category Archives: Whole Grains

Greek Quinoa Salad

Are you cooking with quinoa?  If you aren’t, you should reconsider.  It’s one of those whole grain, fiber powerhouses and it’s so good for you.  According to the Ancient Harvest Quinoa box, quinoa is a complete protein grain on it’s … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onions, Pasta & Parmesan

Caramelized onions, pasta, and a generous topping of fresh parmesan — this is simple goodness.  Comfort food if you ask me.  The first time I ate this, we were visiting our friend Carol in South Texas.  She lives in the … Continue reading

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Cooking in the Great Outdoors: Salmon & Jasmine Rice with Mixed Vegetables

I didn’t discover my love for camping until my early twenties.  My first trip was a weeklong extravaganza at Ludington State Park on the shores of Lake Michigan.  I was transformed and have been camping ever since. My biggest trip so … Continue reading

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Onion, Barley, & Cannellini Bean Soup

A couple of years ago, I received an orange Staub soup pot with an acorn handle as a gift from my partner.  I don’t remember if it was a present for a special occasion or just a gift because I was going … Continue reading

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