Wheat-less Wednesday – Popped Quinoa

Ingredients: Quinoa Olive Oil Seasonings of choice  Instructions: 1. Rinse quinoa with cold water using a fine mesh strainer. 2. Spread the rinsed quinoa on a baking sheet and put in the oven on the lowest setting, stirring occasionally until dry. 3. Place a heavy bottomed pot over medium high heat. 4. Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil and swirl to cover the bottom of the pot. 5. Add 3 Tbsp. of the rinsed quinoa and cover the bottom of the pot evenly. 6. Place lid over pot and quinoa will … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Spaghetti Squash With Garlic Sauce

Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash (about 3 pounds) ¼ cup pine nuts 1½ Tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. red pepper flakes (more to taste) Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Slice squash in half, pierce the skin with a fork a few times and place face down on an oiled baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes. The strands should be cooked but still al dente. Roast the pine nuts in the same oven while you are baking the squash: Take a small baking dish and … [Read more...]