Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Cherry Tomatoes and Pecans

Quinoa Salad With Asparagus, Cherry Tomatoes And Pecans | Green Valley Kitchen

Quinoa salad with asparagus, cherry tomatoes and pecans. An easy quinoa salad featuring sautéed asparagus, sweet cherry tomatoes, crunchy pecans, salty feta and tossed with a lemon vinaigrette. Perfect for spring. Spring is here in Los Angeles.  The signs are everywhere – birds chirping up a storm early in the morning, gorgeous flowers blooming everywhere and crates of asparagus at the market.Continue Reading

Lentil and Kale Soup

Lentil and Kale Soup | Green Valley Kitchen

A hearty, vegan lentil and kale soup packed with vegetables, protein and fiber. A delicious, filling, healthy soup with a little spicy heat. One of the things I’m trying to do this year is eat vegan a couple of times a week.  And for me the easiest way to accomplish this is to have a big bowl of soup.  ThisContinue Reading

Roasted Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad | Green Valley Kitchen

I’ve been experimenting with warm, winter salads and this roasted sweet potato and quinoa salad has been my favorite so far.  Roasted sweet potatoes are tossed with warm, nutty quinoa.   Add some peppery arugula, crunchy pecans and salty feta and you’ve got a warm, substantial and filling winter salad. I started out by experimenting with butternut squash, but butternutContinue Reading