September 17, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Cold Quinoa and Tuna Salad: Hot Weather, Cold Salad

I can’t remember having weather this crazy since I moved to Southern California in 1977.   There has been a hurricane off the coast of Mexico to the south,  and the weather here in San Diego has been very, very … Continue reading

February 26, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Pistachio-Crusted Crab Cakes with Quinoa

Happy National Pistachio Day!   To celebrate this special day,  Setton Farms and California Farm Water Coalition offered to send us some of their premium California shelled pistachios, dry-roasted with sea salt…did I hear that correctly?  SHELLED pistachios?  Be still … Continue reading

June 26, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Coconut Chicken Quinoa Salad with Grilled Artichokes, California Avocado and Sundried Tomatoes

Ever since Camp Blogaway I have been trying to find those delicious mini grilled artichoke hearts that we tasted on the first day of camp.  They’re marinated in sunflower oil and spices,  packed in a “fresh pack” from  Roland Foods. … Continue reading

May 20, 2012
by Mimi Holtz
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Crab and Quinoa Stuffed Avocado

  Do you enjoy quinoa?  Our family has been experimenting with quinoa during the past year.   Even though quinoa is considered to be a whole grain, it’s actually a seed.  It was a staple for thousands of years in the … Continue reading

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