Zucchini Quinoa Burgers

Hey there readers, long time no see. I’m still alive, I promise! The past month has been crazy for me, hence my one post in the past 4 weeks. I got a new job, moved out, and have essentially been out of town or running around like a crazy person ever since. But I am…

Crispy Quinoa Fritters (plus a visit to the Delicious Food Show)

Quinoa fritters are a great thing to make during the week because they’re easy, generally quick, and reheat really well. Quinoa is such a great staple for vegetarians. One serving (a 1/4 cup) has 15% of your daily iron, 6g of protein and a good amount of fibre. It’s also very affordable and low-cal if…

Chipotle Black Bean and Toasted Quinoa Burgers

You can’t buy frozen burgers like this. Tons of protein, flavour, colour and nutrition packed into one burger patty—can’t go wrong. Before making this recipe, I always just assumed that chipotle peppers were their own kind of pepper. But as it turns out, chipotles are actually just smoked jalapeno peppers! I feel like this is…

Quinoa Pizza Balls

A big complaint from people who are gluten-free is that doughs made without wheat flour are “grainy” and don’t taste authentic. This means no pizza, bread and all those other wonderful doughy foods. For this recipe, instead of subbing out wheat flour for another kind, I just skipped the dough completely. Quinoa and beans are…

Butternut Squash and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

If you are a fellow vegetarian, you can sympathize with the pains of smelling turkey around Thanksgiving. First BBQ season, now this?! Torture. So my goal is to come up with recipes that will make up for the lack of post-turkey napping. This particular recipe is my mom’s and she doesn’t eat any gluten, so…