Sopa de Quinua

Sopa de Quinua

by Cassidy Stockton

Sopa de Quinua is a traditional South American soup that warms the soul and nourishes the body. This dish is a vegetarian’s dream- hearty and filling, with a wonderful nutritional profile and a beautiful flavor that will make you feel like you just touched down in Peru for dinner. Serve

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Oatmeal Cinnamon Pancakes2
Strawberry Shortcake2

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake

by Cassidy Stockton

Happy National Strawberry Shortcake Day! Now that is a holiday that we can get behind! Such a simple, light dessert- perfect for a hot day. Growing up, my mother would serve us strawberry shortcake for dinner on those really hot, sweltering nights. Is there sweeter music to a child’s ears?

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quinoa grain

Discover Quinoa

by Cassidy Stockton

Let’s get one thing straight, right off the bat, quinoa is pronounced KEEN-WA, not Quin-OH-ah or Keen-Woo.

I like to call quinoa the gateway whole grain. It’s easy to cook, incredibly nutritious, endlessly versatile and tastes great too! Quinoa originates in South America where it was immensely popular because it

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coconut

Meatless Mondays: Vegan “Bacon” Bits

by Cassidy Stockton

Vegan bacon bits… and they’re made from coconut flakes? I can hear the skepticism in your voice. I was skeptical, too, but these little fakin’ bits are pretty darn tasty. I had the lucky privileged of testing the recipe while it was in development and they went over very well

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Spiced Carrot Amaranth Bread

Meatless Mondays: Spiced Carrot Amaranth Bread

by Cassidy Stockton

Quick breads are so simple and so comforting. This recipe blends warm spices like cinnamon and cloves with carrots, pecans and amaranth for an unusual, yet familiar feeling treat. Serve this bread warm from the oven with a cup of tea and some honey butter, or freeze a loaf for

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Italian Farro Ricotta Orange Cake

Italian Farro, Ricotta and Orange Cake

by Cassidy Stockton

This is a beautiful, if slightly unusual, flourless cake using whole kernel farro.  The farro adds a wonderful chewiness and the ricotta a creaminess that can’t be beat. Serve this to your foodie friends with a small scoop of vanilla gelato and a cup of espresso and prepare for the

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Millet Spring Roll Salad1
Millet Fritters with Feta, Spinach and Golden Raisins
Farrotto

Meatless Mondays: Farrotto

by Cassidy Stockton

If you like risotto, let us introduce you to farrotto. Made from farro, a pearled form of wheat that has its roots in Italy, this dish cooks faster than a rice-based risotto and has a nice bite to it. Farro is chewier than arborio rice, so this dish has a

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