Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower With Tahini Dressing

Made this for dinner on Monday night and it was simply AMAZING. Roasted Buddha Bowl @ Oh She Glows It's roasted broccoli, cauliflower and chickpeas with a creamy tahini dressing. We served it over quinoa. Click here for instructions on cooking quinoa. Benzo actually made the entire dish while I played with our son once… Continue reading Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower With Tahini Dressing


Greek Pitas With Tzatziki Sauce

Last week we added a new dinner to our routine - Greek-style pitas with homemade tzatziki sauce. I am not Greek so I can't vouch for the authenticity of this dinner, but it was tasty and that's all that really matters. On the table we laid out: Whole wheat pita pockets Chopped cucumber Chopped tomato… Continue reading Greek Pitas With Tzatziki Sauce


Chocolate Breakfast Quinoa

We started adding quinoa to our breakfast routine when we realized how much our toddler loves it. You can make breakfast quinoa similar to oatmeal. Cook it up and throw in whatever you might normally add to oatmeal. It's a really nice alternative and it has a ton of protein to keep you going until… Continue reading Chocolate Breakfast Quinoa


Cranberry Quinoa Pilaf

Hello there! Yes I am still here even though I haven't posted for most of January. January is my busiest month at work and now that it's ending, I am starting to crawl out of my office and rejoin the rest of civilization. Last night my family got together to celebrate my siblings' birthdays this… Continue reading Cranberry Quinoa Pilaf


Chocolate Quinoa Protein Bars

A few weeks back when I got my protein awakening (preganant women need 60-70g per day!), I started thinking about all the different vegetarian items that have protein.  Of course lentils and beans came to mind, but then it occured to me - quinoa!  Quinoa is a grain that is a complete protein, meaning it… Continue reading Chocolate Quinoa Protein Bars

Cooking · Garden · Health

Strawberries Are Good For Your Butt

 Last night after my run I went straight to the garden.  I hadn't been out there since before I left town!  The garden was totally soggy since it had been raining all weekend and all the vegetables were muddy.  I spent almost an hour picking strawberries.  Check out this haul: I haven't weighed it yet… Continue reading Strawberries Are Good For Your Butt


Three Bean Quinoa Salad

It's Thursday, which means it's almost the weekend.  Whew! Last night I meant to write up a What is it Wednesday post after dinner, but I completely forgot!  The Homemade Household has been busy with planting the garden, finishing the kitchen floor and planning for our upcoming trip.  Benzo and I are both out of… Continue reading Three Bean Quinoa Salad


Loafing Around With Quinoa

Qunioa has quickly become one of my favorite whole grains.  I first had it last summer when I came across a recipe for a 3-bean quinoa salad.  That salad quickly became one of my favorite summer dishes so I started keeping quinoa on hand at all times.  I buy it from the bulk bins at… Continue reading Loafing Around With Quinoa