Favorite Shots: Jewel Tone Quinoa and a Bonus Recipe

This bowl is so vintage. I’m fairly sure it is from my grandma’s shop. She and my grandpa used to rent a little place in the mall that sold dishware and unique decorations. And now they have lots of neato dish sets.

Quinoa is versatile. It is health food, but it is also delicious. It can serve as a hearty grain to warm you up in the winter, or a protein-filled base to a cold salad.

Here’s what I did to make this salad for another of the fam’s ultimate deck parties, complete with tiki torches:

Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Let cool.

Toss with cranberries, chopped carrot and red pepper. Sprinkle the top with minced chives and crumbled feta.



2 Responses to “Favorite Shots: Jewel Tone Quinoa and a Bonus Recipe”

  1. 1 Tim July 20, 2011 at 8:46 am

    ultimate deck parties, amen.

  2. 2 Auntie Andrea July 20, 2011 at 11:17 am

    It is an enamel bowl from “Just Things”…

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