Golden Quinoa Mushroom Burger

December 13, 2016

This burger was a major hit in a lot of ways and I just had to share it with you all here. Judging by the recipe list here on the blog, it’s clear that burgers are not a major staple in the house, but anytime I can get my husband to eat quinoa, then I consider the recipe to be … Read More

ShiraGolden Quinoa Mushroom Burger

Miso-Sesame-Ginger Greens & Quinoa Bowls

February 3, 2016

This meal is something I could literally eat every day and never ever tire of. I’ve never met a bowl of dressed greens I didn’t like to some degree, and for me (as always), most all delicious meals start and end with the most basic of kitchen essentials: a truly killer dressing.

ShiraMiso-Sesame-Ginger Greens & Quinoa Bowls

The Essential Cracker: Quinoa, Flax + Poppyseed (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

May 21, 2015

So I’m pretty excited about this one. A few weeks ago, if you’d told me I’d be happily crafting my own crackers right here at home, I’d likely have dismissed such a statement as well, pretty silly. I mean, crackers – those snacks we all crave that you buy in a box at the store? Boxes and boxes and rows and … Read More

ShiraThe Essential Cracker: Quinoa, Flax + Poppyseed (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Sweet & Sour Tofu with Cashews, Veggies & Cilantro

November 11, 2013

When it comes to tofu, there is one thing my siblings and I had a lot of growing up, and that was my mom & dad’s famous tamari fried tofu in the ever-loved and very well used cast iron fry pan that got used I think more frequently than tooth brushes in our household. This is not to say that … Read More

ShiraSweet & Sour Tofu with Cashews, Veggies & Cilantro

Roasted Strawberry Quinoa Parfait

September 6, 2013

I never mind sharing that when I was little, my siblings and I didn’t get a whole lot of treats. We ate extremely well, and my folks were on a tight budget, meaning that while we thrived, there were definitely more expensive “healthy foods” we just didn’t get to enjoy a whole lot: like grapes & kiwis & fresh berries.

ShiraRoasted Strawberry Quinoa Parfait