Sunday, May 3, 2009

Quinoa in a salad



One blog I like to read is Katie's, Thyme for Cooking. This last week she had a salad that sounded so very good, that tonight The Trout and I put this together and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Spinach and quinoa, with yellow pepper, carrots, avocado, white cheddar and a soy balsamic vinaigrette. Instead of the stir-fry chicken she suggested, we simply grilled a steak to go with it. Very, very good.




Check out Katie's blog. She is a Midwest girl who has lived in Europe for some time, but just now settled into a new (restoring an old) home in France. Her recipe and blog can be found here. Along with this delightful meal, we had a bottle of L'Anthemtique Vacqueyras 2005 wine.

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful to look at and tasty and healthy as well! I'll bet the wine didn't hurt either.

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  2. very good blog, congratulations
    regard from Reus Catalonia
    thank you

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  3. What a gorgeous Salad you made! And, yeah, the steak and wine had to round it out perfectly....

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  4. Thanks, Katie! It all came from you!!

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  5. I've never tried quinoa, but now I'm gonna put it on my grocery list!

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  6. Susan, this is so beautifully colorful and healthful, too!

    I would love to have that placed before me, I hope to make it very soon.

    Thank you for sharing it, and for introducing Katie's blog ~ I'm off to go take a look. ((hugs)) ~m.

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  7. Gosh - when you come for a visit, can I count on you making somthing 'differant' for me? I love to try all sorts of stuff, but run out of ideas' time and energy! You always have such GREAT recipes!!!!mmmmmm

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  8. Remember Heidi, I don't have kids at home any more. It makes a difference as to what we cook.

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