Quinoa with Beans and Kale
A great mix of so many superfoods! This simple dish will keep you full of energy all day!
Herbed Quinoa with Chickpeas and Walnuts
A really nice refreshing quinoa salad! Full of fresh herbs this is a great salad for a potluck or to serve as a grain with any meal!
Squash, Brussel Sprout and Barley Casserole
Such a delicious and hearty combination of flavours and textures in this dish! It works as a full meal or a nice side dish. If you would like to prepare this dish in advance, you can prepare up until step 4 and cover with aluminum foil and place in the fridge for up to 2 days. When cooking, keep the foil on and place in the oven at 350 for 20 minutes and then continue with step 5.
Couscous Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil
This is a nice refreshing way of serving a couscous salad, what doesn't go with tomatoes and basil? It’s great for a potluck or a barbecue.
Couscous Salad with Baby Spinach, Grapes and Asparagus
This is a nice refreshing way of serving a couscous salad. It’s great for a potluck or a barbecue. This salad can be prepared up to 3 days in advance. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Basic Couscous Recipe
Couscous makes a great side dish to serve with veggies, but there are just so many different ways to prepare couscous out there – some involving a double boiler and a couscousiere. If you are looking for a really simple method that works great every time try this one out!
Quinoa Salad with Grilled Onions, Asparagus and Orange Segments
Quinoa is a super grain because it is one of the few foods that provides vegetarians with a complete protein. This salad is particularly nice because of the colour and texture contrasts. I find grilling the onions adds an extra element of flavour and the orange segments are really nice as they burst in your mouth!
Tomato and Bulgur Pilaf
Try this different method of cooking bulgur – it works as a beautiful side dish and brings out the natural nuttiness of the grain.
Spicy Couscous with Chickpeas and Nuts
This dish is deliciously spicy and hearty full of chickpeas and nuts. You can serve it as a side dish with roasted vegetables or it is great as a meal in its own!
Bulghur is a healthy grain with a nutty taste that can be used as a side dish instead of rice when you need a change. It is very simple to cook any day of the week! In this recipe I used palm oil, but it can also be made with vegetable oil.