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Quinoa combined with mixed veggies and kale made in the Instant Pot, it was ready in a minute… Yet another reason to love Instant pot, you can make perfectly cooked and fluffy quinoa in a minute. I’d been making quinoa over stove top and it takes almost 20 minutes to completely cook quinoa. If I can make something effortlessly and that too in a minute,...

Healthy quinoa and mixed veggie salad, perfect Summer salad… I couldn’t be any happier, the weather got better and we are actually enjoying warm weather for the past few days. The first thing I did was to hang the bird feeder in my backyard, within a few minutes lots of cute birds gathered around to enjoy their food. Their chirping makes my backyard lively. Meet...

Two super foods: quinoa and kale in one dish. This is a healthy, protein rich and gluten free dish. This can be served as a side dish along with fish or chicken fillet… I befriended quinoa only recently, since then have been including it in my diet regularly. Until last year we’d thought that my Man was gluten intolerant. In one way it was good, that...

Crispy and crunchy quinoa cutlets… It’s supposed to be Spring season, but it looks and feels like we are having Monsoon season. It’s been raining so heavily without any break for the past couple of weeks. I do enjoy standing beside the window and to watch the rain showers, of course sipping a cup of¬†cappuccino does add more enjoyment. It’s...

A Healthy brunch… Last night, I promised my hubby that I would make a good brunch for him today. Though felt lazy to cook in the morning, just for the sake of keeping my promise I entered the kitchen and found myself lost. I’d no idea what to make other than pancake and omelette. I’d to first activate my brain so had a cup of coffee. I always want...

Colorful and healthy dish… It’s beyond amazing to me how I don’t feel lethargic nor sleepy while fasting. Other days, I literally cannot open my eyes nor focus without the intake of caffeine, especially at noon. Aren’t we all ruled by our mind??? While fasting, my mind knows that I cannot eat or drink anything so it would be in dormant stage....

Mildly flavored yet a remarkable dish… Before I start cooking, I always peek into my refrigerator and pantry, most of the times I go with the ingredients available at that time and try to season it, combine it and cook it. The other day, I had butternut squash and spinach in my refrigerator, quinoa in my pantry and chicken breasts in my freezer and I challenged...

Quinoa, my new favorite grain… Ever since I tasted quinoa which happened a few months ago, I have fallen for it so hard. I love the mildly nutty flavor and the crunchiness of the cooked quinoa and the fact that I could combine it with almost anything impressed me a lot. I had already tried a few dishes with it, once I stuffed eggplant with quinoa cooked with...

I am so glad to have stuffed eggplants with quinoa, it was delicious… This was the first time I am cooking with quinoa and I loved how fluffy and nutty it was. Good thing is it’s gluten free so even my hubby could have it. During my last visit to bulk barn I had bought quinoa and I had been thinking of making something out of it for so long. My wait ended...