• Southwest Quinoa Boats
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    Southwest Quinoa Boats

    Romaine lettuce adds a refreshing taste to these lime-flavored quinoa boats. Did you know that quinoa is not considered a grain, but a seed? It is a very healthy food, since it is high in protein, fiber and vitamins. I like to eat it more often than rice these days. The most popular colors are white, red and black. White is the least crunchy and softer than the other colors, and it also cooks faster (in about 12 minutes). In this southwest quinoa recipe, a mix of red quinoa is tossed with chopped avocado, black beans, corn, cilantro and lime. One tip to making soft, fluffy quinoa is to cook…

  • Vegetarian Black Bean Enchiladas

    Vegetarian Black Bean Enchiladas

    These black bean enchiladas are one of my favorite vegetarian dishes. You won’t miss the meat at all, and they are very filling and tasty with all of the toppings you can add. I love to serve these with sour cream, guacamole, cilantro, and salsa. They are on the more time consuming side, so if you want to cut down some of the prep time you can always buy the enchilada sauce at the store instead of making it yourself! These vegetarian enchiladas are gluten-free, and can be turned into vegan by replacing the cheese with your favorite vegan cheese substitute (let me know if you try this, I have…