Quinoa, Kale and Chickpea Salad

Quinoa, Kale and Chickpea Salad – a delicious, protein-packed salad that is great for a healthy lunch, vegetarian main meal or side dish.

Quinoa, Kale and Chickpea Salad

I’ve frequently mentioned my love of quinoa. Quinoa is a complete protein, meaning it contains all eight essential amino acids, and I love it’s nutty taste and versatility. Quinoa is wonderful in salads such as Greek Quinoa Salad and Asian Quinoa Salad as well as baked dishes such as Spinach and Artichoke Quinoa Bake. Continue reading →

Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip – a delicious, creamy dip that is full of flavor and perfect for your next party or get together.

Caramelized Onion Dip

I’ve mentioned time and again my love of dips. I love making dips to serve at parties, or just to have on hand for snacking. I’ve shared many of my favorite dips including Gorgonzola Dip, White Bean and Garlic Scape Dip and Corn and Green Chile Dip. Continue reading →

Spinach and Artichoke Quinoa Bake

Spinach and Artichoke Quinoa Bake – the creamy, cheesy flavors of spinach and artichoke dip are combined with nutty quinoa in this delicious baked quinoa dish.

Spinach and Artichoke Quinoa Bake

I love quinoa, it is packed full of protein and fiber, and has a wonderful nutty flavor. I’ve shared many of my favorite quinoa recipes here including Asian Quinoa Salad, Curried Quinoa and Chickpea Salad with Carrots, Apples & Raisins and Greek Quinoa Salad. Continue reading →

Crock Pot Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice

Crock Pot Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice – five ingredients and five minutes of prep is all you need, the slow cooker does the rest, to make this delicious, creamy, chicken dish that is sure to become a family favorite.

Crock Pot Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice

I love using my crock pot to make dinner. That way, I can do the dinner preparations in the morning, put everything in the slow cooker, let it simmer away all day, and come home later to a delicious, ready to serve, meal. Continue reading →

What’d You Do This Weekend? #69

Hi everyone, welcome to What’d You Do This Weekend? This week will be my last hosting this party, I have really enjoyed visiting everyone every week and reading all of your wonderful posts! The party will continue with the Tumbleweed Contessa, so be sure to linkup with her going forward. And, please continue to visit me here at joylovefood.com, I’ve enjoyed getting to know you all so much!!

What'd You Do This Weekend?
Welcome to the party! Thanks for stopping by. I can’t wait to see what you have to share this week. Please link up your recipes, crafts, DIY projects, photography, artwork, travel recaps, book reviews, original writing or whatever you’ve been up to lately, all family friendly links are welcome!
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