Quinoa Stuffed Vine Leaves

Yes you heard that right, I stuffed my wara’a enab with quinoa. To my grandma this was unheard of, first what the hell is quinoa second where is the meat!!

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Nonetheless I went ahead and attempted my first stuffed vine leaves cooking experience and they turned out oh so amazing! I under estimated how tiring it was to roll so many, makes me appreciate all the times I’ve had them and all those women who must have been rolling them for hours! 🙂

Oh and meet my grandma aka Tata 🙂

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Eggplant Rolls With Quinoa Stuffing

Eggplants must have been my least favorite vegetable growing up but one day this all changed and now I want to add them to all my dishes!! Funny how things change, I also hear as you grow older you lose your taste buds which cannot be a good thing, I never want to lose mine!! 🙂

Today we are making Eggplant rolls. Easy? Check. Vegetarian? Check.Healthy Check!

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Green Quinoa Salad

Still in line with vegetarian January, I try to eat vegetarian meals most of the week. I was pretty busy this week so this was the perfect dish to put together in less than 30 minutes. And, this might sound a bit strange, but I am a big fan of brussel sprouts! I usually pile them up on my plate at Christmas dinners!

My family has never really seen them so they call them tiny cabbages 🙂

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

It is about time I included a recipe with quinoa in it, after all that is the name of the blog! Day 3 of my vegetarian challenge, and I have to admit after my main meal which is usually lunch I am leaving the table feeling quite light. I am focusing on vegetarian dishes that are low in carbs and of course easy to make, and this one was definitely both!

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