Corn Quinoa Salad

Corn Quinoa Salad

Today was an ikea and clean up my desk day.  We were just at ikea on Saturday, but things didn’t quite fit like we thought.  Oh, ikea.  But it’s good because now we know what we really want.  Over on Pretty Dubs I blog about my house projects and next on the list is a kid office space in our upstairs loft.  I’m really excited!

Okay, enough about projects.  

I know this seems like a lot of quinoa recently, but when you have leftovers from Quinoa Hawaiian Haystacks, you’ve got to put it to good use.  The best way is to make your very own corn quinoa salad. Continue reading

How to Shuck Corn

Corn Shucking

I remember sitting on my front porch as a kid assigned to shuck the corn for dinner.  I grew up in Montana, but not on a farm or in the country, just the regular neighborhood.  So shucking corn was not an everyday thing, but an occasional memory.

It’s a simple memory, but one of those that kinda stuck with me as I grew up.  It was easy.  It was with my family.  It was summer. Continue reading

Quinoa Hawaiian Haystacks

Quinoa Hawaiian Haystacks

 Food is part of who we are.  I know.  I eat.  Because of this, when you change the way you eat it sometimes feels like you’re betraying part of who you are, or at least who you were.  The smells and tastes of things are completely involved in our memories.  Don’t forget them.  They got you to where you are today.  And today, you make new memories.  One of them could be quinoa hawaiian haystacks.

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