Crockpot Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

Pork Fajita Quinoa Stew

I forget  about quinoa.  It’s in clear plastic containers in the cupboard but it’s the cupboard where I put the odd things we rarely use:  Jello pudding boxes, Crystal Lite, dried fruit, granola in various forms, pearl barley, pearl tapioca, bags for roasting turkey, Kool Aid, etc.  I was looking for crockpot liners when the container tried to dive into my crockpot below.  It would be my grain of choice today and the final soup of Soup Weeks! Continue reading

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Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa Bake

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa Bake

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa Bake

We hadn’t had quinoa in forever, so with chicken and broccoli that needed to be used it seemed like a good time to fit it into our menu.  It’s a hit or miss food for me: sometimes I love it and sometimes it’s kind of “bleh”.  My P.S. loves, loves, loves it so I let him have full reign on the leftovers.  I’ll eat it to be polite but that’s about it. Continue reading

Garden Vegetable Quinoa Bowl

Garden Vegetables Quinoa Bowl

Garden Vegetables Quinoa Bowl

Time for another bowl meal. Let’s use vegetables from the garden again, fried with a little bacon grease for flavor, and add quinoa. It’s been a long time since I’ve had quinoa and it works so well with vegetables. Quinoa doesn’t have as much flavor as rice or pasta, but it has its own light, nutty taste.  This was going to be a healthy, light meal. Continue reading