Avocado Breakfast Bowl With Red Quinoa

Red quinoa comes from the flowering plant Chenopodium quinoa, which is native to South America. Red quinoa is rich in protein, fiber, and many important vitamins and minerals. Plus, it’s higher in antioxidants than other varieties of quinoa, and is naturally gluten-free.  When cooked, it fluffs up and has a chewy texture.



Today’s recipe is  a combination of tasty yet healthy ingredients for a great way to start the day.  The most time is cooking the quinoa.  I suggest you put it on in a rice cooker and go get dressed.  It’s a good way to change up the carbs in your breakfast while still having a pleasing taste and texture.  I used red quinoa but regular quinoa could also be used. Read More

Variations on Lemony Avocado Toast

We’re in between holidays and most of us are a little hurried.  Have you had too much fancy food? Too many calories?  Today let’s talk about a simple breakfast, snack, or lunch – avocado toast. Avocado toast is not rocket science. It pretty much is the name – toast and avocado but it can also be much more.  What type of bread do you use? Do you just slice the avocado and or do you mash it?  Personally I have tried it many different ways. I’ve sliced avocado and also mashed the ripe avocado before spreading it on toast. Read More