meatless monday || cranberry quinoa

One of my favorite things to do is go to whole foods salad bar and load up for lunch.
We don’t have one close by so it’s a nice treat when i’m in the area.
I always load up on {if its there!} is their Cranberry Quinoa
 ummm. yum.
it’s a nice healthy side for dinner, lunch, or if you’re like me – to snack on throughout the day.
 it helps keep me full, gives me energy, and away from the low blood sugar b@#*@ mood that sometimes strikes. 
here’s the recipe, if you’d like to try.  
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  • Reply Liesl

    I have recently become a big fan of quinoa and this one looks delish…must try it!

    Liesl 🙂

    October 17, 2011 at 9:19 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    I love that there are cranberries in it. Perfect for Fall. This is totally yummy snack food. Thanks so much for sharing. Also, thank you for the interview. You are so wonderful to do it =)

    – Sarah

    October 17, 2011 at 9:21 pm
  • Reply Ashten

    Thanks for the recipe! I have a bag of red quinoa and it was too bland the way I was making it! I will try this one!

    October 17, 2011 at 9:33 pm
  • Reply Jessica Wray

    Yum! I love quinoa but never thought of mixing cranberries!

    October 17, 2011 at 9:38 pm
  • Reply Jin

    looks delicious!!! Happy Monday!

    October 17, 2011 at 10:27 pm
  • Reply Kristen

    Yum! Cranberries are my favorite-will definitely be trying this!

    October 17, 2011 at 10:41 pm
  • Reply Holly

    We've toally done this before & it's my favorite way to eat quinoa! 🙂

    October 17, 2011 at 11:23 pm
  • Reply Megan

    We don't have Whole Foods here, but I am dying to go there one day!!

    October 17, 2011 at 11:42 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    oh YUM! Definitely making this asap!

    October 18, 2011 at 12:14 am
  • Reply Courtney B

    I have NEVER tried quinoa! I know, I'm crazy. This recipe sounds amazing though… I definitely need to try it!

    October 18, 2011 at 1:05 am
  • Reply Lea

    Definitely giving this a try. Healthy and YUMMY!

    October 18, 2011 at 1:17 am
  • Reply Ash

    oh YUM! i cannot wait to try this recipe (: thanks for sharing

    October 18, 2011 at 1:39 am
  • Reply Something Old, Something New

    Yum this looks great! I'm always looking for new recipes that are healthy and tasty!

    October 18, 2011 at 1:42 am
  • Reply chanel

    this sounds delicious! thanks for sharing. a good side for thanksgiving too.

    October 18, 2011 at 2:47 am
  • Reply Tamara Nicole

    Mmmmm feels good and healthy:-)

    October 18, 2011 at 4:24 am

    I love living meatlessly, and this looks delicious!

    October 18, 2011 at 6:25 am
  • Reply Daryl

    All I can say is YUM! The hubs and I are big meat fans, but I will say that the days we have chosen to eat vegetarian have been incredibly satisfying!

    <3 Daryl
    Roots, Wings, and Other Things.
    My 100 follower giveaway is in full swing!

    October 18, 2011 at 6:59 am
  • Reply Girlfriends

    Whole Foods salad bar is one of my favs too! Gotta try this cranberry quinoa. Thanks for the recommendation!

    October 18, 2011 at 10:23 am
  • Reply Anna of IHOD

    I have been seeing some delicious recipes with Quinoa and I am dying to try them out!

    October 18, 2011 at 2:03 pm
  • Reply Kelly | Eat Yourself Skinny

    Yummy this looks absolutely delicious!! 🙂

    October 18, 2011 at 3:36 pm
  • Reply Emily ::BulldogsandBabies::

    Quinoa is EveryWhere! I have a box in my pantry waiting for the perfect recipe. This just might be it.
    Thanks for stopping by the blog! Now I'm following you!

    October 18, 2011 at 5:46 pm
  • Reply Ashley B.

    Oh my, I also love Whole Foods salads! And I'm a veg, so this meal is made for me. However, I have yet to try it. I need to get on that. ASAP!

    October 18, 2011 at 9:14 pm
  • Reply Operadaki Lamba Cini

    dear bloggerrrrr:)
    nice photos… i like them.
    well… i wonder, what's the brand of your photo machine? x&o

    October 18, 2011 at 11:45 pm
  • Reply Nicole Marie

    oh yum i want to try this

    October 19, 2011 at 1:08 am
  • Reply Grace

    I recently went meatless so this is definitely a recipe I need to try out! looks amazingly yum!

    October 19, 2011 at 5:19 am
  • Reply Rachel

    Thanks so much for this recipe! I don't like meat, and fish and chicken have become so expensive in London I'm always looks for alternatives!

    October 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm
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