Dips, Sauces, and Spreads

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Quinoa in Tuesday Twister

http://gnowfglins.com/2010/01/26/tuesday-twister-blog-carnival-2010-01-26 I’ve been making and eating a lot of quinoa lately. YUMMY! For breakfast I heat some quinoa with butter, sprinkle some sea salt and cayenne pepper on it and call it good. It’s a quick, warming breakfast. Last night I made split pea soup that I added quinoa to, again very good. Sorry, no … Continue reading

Peach Freezer Jam

I have a recipe for Berry Freezer Jam, which we made at my last class. A brilliant person in this class asked if I had ever made Peach Freezer Jam. I say “brilliant” because I have a whole bunch of peaches right now and didn’t want to just can them. I wanted to do something … Continue reading

Tuesday Twister

  http://gnowfglins.com/2009/08/04/tuesday-twister-blog-carnival-2009-08-04/ Wardeh, thanks for all of the directions. I still am not sure if I have this right though. Sorry. This is what has been cookin’ in my kitchen. Trout served with Quinoa Tabouli   For the fish I just seasoned it with sea salt and lemon pepper. I then added some sliced lemons … Continue reading

Pesto with Pasta and Chicken

My original pesto recipe calls for all basil. Well I didn’t have enough basil so I used mostly spinach. This is 2 cups (loosely packed) spinach with about 3-4 tbsp basil, 1 tbsp parlsey and about 1/2 tbsp thyme. The herbs came from my garden. Woohoo. This is what it looks like after you blend it. … Continue reading

Spaghetti with homemade sauce, whole grain pasta and sauteed green beans

So…..my family loves spaghetti. I have to tell you though, we had to work our way through the assortment of whole grain pasta’s before I found what we like. The trick is WHOLE WHEAT SEMOLINA. That is were the magic happens. If you think you don’t like whole grain pasta, check to see if your brand has … Continue reading

Teriyaki Salad

Toasted Sesame SeedsToasted AlmondsYummy Salad This salad TOTALLY hit the spot for me last night. Light, refreshing, and still hearty enought to fill me up! I toasted some sesame seeds, then almonds. My daughter crushed up the almonds for me before putting them on the salads. Teriyaki sauce that is good enough for dessert ( … Continue reading

Bread Pizza with Homemade Pesto

I LOVE pesto! I often times add fresh spinach to it, and less basil. This one is all basil because I didn’t have any fresh spinach. Darn! That’s okay–it is delicious either way!! I just used my homemade bread. This is actually the mistake bread I made the other day, the mistake that turned out … Continue reading