Quinoa Porridge with Grilled Tomatoes and Garlic

I could eat this savory porridge everyday. Between the quinoa, rich in vegetable stock (and butter!), the rich flavor of blistered  cherry tomatoes, bright herbs, salty feta cheese tang, and crispy, fried garlic, this dish gives me everything in umami flavors, and diverse textures. I originally made this dish for a quick dinner, but I gladly ate it again for breakfast the next day, and then … Continue reading Quinoa Porridge with Grilled Tomatoes and Garlic

Roasted Poblano Peppers, stuffed

I love roasted peppers, and goat cheese, and really, everything in this dish. It is based on a this recipe from the March issue of Body & Soul magazine  – finally they focused on vegetarianism as a way to live “greener!”  As is my way, I changed a few things. First, I didn’t read the recipe very carefully, and halved the peppers before I realized … Continue reading Roasted Poblano Peppers, stuffed

Quinoa and Sweet Potato Salad with Sauteed Collard Greens

I’ve been wanting to cook more with quinoa, but I’m not very experienced with it, so I”ve been looking for recipes. I had a few sweet potatos languishing in the pantry, so I chose this dish from Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Vegetarian. I stuck to the recipe, though I omitted the red pepper because they were so expensive at the grocery. I made the … Continue reading Quinoa and Sweet Potato Salad with Sauteed Collard Greens