Bamboo and Mushroom Quinoa Pilaf (Gluten-Free)

This Asian flavored quinoa pilaf can also be made in a rice cooker (Just dump everything in the rice cooker and turn on the switch). The quinoa contains more protein and is lower in the glycemic index. Chinese or Japanese grocery stores sell various types of mushrooms for less if there is one in your […]

Cream of Porcini Mushroom Soup (Gluten-Free)

I served this soup at the gathering we hosted last month. It was well received, so I’d like to share the recipe today. I used porcini mushrooms for dried mushrooms and crimini mushrooms for fresh mushrooms, but you can also use other mushrooms of your choice. I drizzled some white truffle oil on the soup […]

Quinoa Pilaf with Salmon, Spinach and Mushrooms

This is such a nutrient-dense food, packed with omega-3, protein, vitamins and minerals! I made this as a main dish, but it can also be served as a side dish or for brunch. Add a green salad and you can have a very healthy supper! Ingredients: 5 oz (150 g) wild salmon fillet 1 Tbsp […]

Baby Bok Choy and Mushroom Stir Fry

This is a very light, low-calorie, low-GI dish that is perfect for a weeknight supper. I suggest going to an Asian market to buy mushrooms. They have many different varieties and the prices are much less than those at regular grocery stores. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp tamari 1 Tbsp gluten-free oyster sauce or tamari 2 Tbsp […]

Quinoa and Mushrooms

Quinoa is a great protein and fiber source and contains a lot of beneficial vitamins and minerals. It is gluten-free and its glycemic index is much lower than brown rice. It is currently my best choice for grains. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp sake or white wine (optional) 1 […]