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Recipe: Sheet Pan Roasted Veggies with Feta

Recipe: Sheet Pan Roasted Veggies with Feta

Ingredients

2 broccoli crowns, sliced into florets
1 pt cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
½ red onion, sliced
½ zucchini, sliced into half moons
½ lemon, cut into slices
1 8 ounce block of feta cheese
6 mini bell peppers, sliced in half
¼ cup olive oil
sea salt, pepper and dried oregano

Directions

Pre heat oven to 400˚ Fahrenheit.

Slice all the veggies, lemon and feta. Place on an unlined sheet pan in a single layer.

Bake for 30 minutes. Serve with quinoa, rice or pasta.

~ Marla Meridith

Recipe: Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Recipe: Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Ingredients

1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked to package directions
½ tsp salt
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ tsp garlic powder
1 large English hothouse cucumber or 2 Persian cucumbers, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
1 orange, yellow or red bell pepper, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
½ chopped red onion
1 pt cherry tomatoes, quartered
6 oz crumbled feta cheese
1 (15 ounce can) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
cup chopped Italian parsley
½ cup chopped fresh mint
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Cook quinoa to package directions with the 1/2 tsp salt. Transfer cooked quinoa to a large bowl, fluff with a fork and let cool to room temperature.

Dressing: Whisk lemon juice and garlic powder in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in olive oil.

Toss the cooled quinoa with the dressing veggies, chickpeas, feta, mint and parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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Recipe: Quinoa & Shrimp “Fried Rice”

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Recipe: Mexican Beef Quinoa Casserole

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Recipe: Greek Quinoa Salad

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Recipe: Chai Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

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Recipe: Roasted Veggies & Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

This wholesome #meatlessmonday salad is filled with summers best produce. Hitting up your veg with roasting is a great way to enhance it’s natural flavors. Our Roasted Veggies & Quinoa Salad is your finest answer to a delicious, nourishing meal that truly satisfies.

Ingredients

1/2 red onion, rough chop
1/2 sweet potato, cut into bite sized pieces
1 bell pepper (I used 1/2 each of yellow & red for color), cut into bite sized pieces
Handful of asparagus, trim off tough stems
A few gluggs of olive oil
a few pinches garlic salt
4 cups baby spinach leaves
1 container (8 ounces) pearl mozzarella, drained
1/2 cup chopped toasted
Cilantro Lime Dressing
1 bunch cilantro, trim the bunch 1/2 way down the stems
juice from 1 lime
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or rice wine vinegar
pinch of garlic powder
salt & pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit with the rack in the middle. Clean all veggies, pat dry & chop accordingly. Toss with olive oil, garlic, salt & pepper. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the veggies are roasted & tender.

Put all dressing ingredients into a food processor or blender & combine well. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Makes 1/2 cup of dressing.

In a large bowl add a few cups of spinach, some quinoa & roasted veggies. Using a pair of tongs toss with dressing.

Plate & top with walnuts and mozzarella.

You can make the roasted veggies & dressing the day ahead of when you need it!

Serves 4-6

~ Marla Meridith

Recipe: Raspberry Lovers Quinoa Breakfast

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Recipe: Quinoa Salad with Kale, Chicken, Chickpeas & Bacon

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Recipe: BLT Quinoa Salad

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Recipe: Quinoa Stuffing with Apple, Sweet Potato & Hazelnuts

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Recipe: Quinoa & Shrimp “Fried Rice”

This Quinoa and Shrimp “Fried Rice” recipe is a healthy alternative to high calorie take-out food. Super easy to prepare!

4 servings

1 cup dry quinoa, cook to package directions
3/4 cup yellow onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
3 carrots, peeled & cut into small pieces
1 cup frozen peas
3/4 cups diced baby bella or white mushrooms (about 4 mushrooms)
3 tablespoons gluten free tamari or soy sauce
2 teaspons Thai fish sauce
25 frozen cooked, deveined shrimp (medium size, 51-60 count)
2 eggs, lightly scrambled
3 green onions, chopped
optional: add sriracha sauce for a spicy kick

Cook the quinoa, fluff with a fork & transfer to a large bowl.
Thaw the shrimp in a bowl filled with cold water. Let them sit a few minutes in the water until thawed. Remove the tails. Set aside.
Heat a large sauté pan with the sesame oil over medium heat. Add the onions & garlic. Sauté for 3 minutes. Add the carrots, peas & mushrooms, soy sauce & fish sauce (add sriracha if desired) Cook another 3 minutes & add the shrimp. Cook a few minutes until everything is nice & hot.
While the veggies & shrimp are cooking, scramble the eggs in another pan. Cook them in the olive oil over medium heat. Chop them up with a spatula.
Add the egg & shrimp/veg mix to the quinoa. Combine well. Top each serving with some green onion. Serve with soy sauce & sriracha as condiments.

~ Marla Meridith