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Quinoa Blueberry Muffin

Oaks at Ojai Quinoa Blueberry Muffins Recipe, gluten and dairy free!

Ingredients 2 cups cooked quinoa 3 cups gluten-free flour mix (such as Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix) 1 ½  tsp. baking powder ¼ cup agave ¾ cup almond milk 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 ½ cups blueberries Directions Mix flour and baking powder together in a small bowl. In a… Read more »

Edamame Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups shelled edamame (soybeans), approximately 1/2 pound 20 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 green onion, thinly sliced 2 TBS minced fresh mint 2 TBS minced fresh dill 3 TBS red wine vinegar 1 1/2 TBS olive oil 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled A pinch of black pepper Directions Steam the soybeans about five… Read more »

Mushroom Barley Burger

Ingredients 1/3 cup dried barley (you can substitute 3 cups of cooked rice for gluten-free burgers) 1 cup water Barley should be cooked like rice; add the barley after the water has come to a boil. Reduce the heat and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Turn off the heat after 45 minutes and allow the… Read more »

Your Food Philosophy

I believe that part of being a healthy person is to know and to exemplify what you believe and why you believe it on every front. One of these fronts would be developing and understanding your personal food philosophy. We act out of our true belief systems all the time, whether it’s conscious or unconscious,… Read more »