Quinoa with Green Peppers and Tomatoes

2/3 cup of quinoa
1 1/4 cup of water
Half green pepper diced
Half tomato chopped
2 pearl onions chopped
1/4 cup of cumin
1 tsp red curry paste
1 tbsp earth balance butter (I used preflavored with garlic)
Pinch of saffron
Black pepper to taste


Add all ingredients to medium size sauce pan
Cook on medium heat for 20-30 minutes or until liquid is absorbed (stir occasionally)



Veggie Mix in a Peanut Sauce

Need a quick meal. Nothing’s simpler than chop, heat, stir, and sauce. 20130927_201824


  • Cauliflower
  • Kale
  • Pepper
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Coconut Milk
  • Peanut Sauce (I used the organic 365 from Whole Foods)
  • Protein of Choice (I used some left over vegan hot dogs I had)
  • Cumin to taste about 1 – 2 tbsps
  • Coconut Oil
  • Spoondful of minced garlic


  • Chop vegetables and protein to desired size
  • In a medium size sauce pan, put a spoonful of coconut oil
  • Add vegetables to do pan
  • Add peanut sauce (enough to coat the vegetables
  • Add about a 1/4 of coconut milk
  • Add cumin, salt, and pepper
  • Cover and cook on medium heat until vegetables are tender about 15 minutes stirring occasionally