Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Quinoa and Kale Cuties

*I Cook Barefooted!*

I won't lie.
If my mother had tossed one of these babies onto my plate when I was a kid
it would have gone missing, along with the Brussel sprouts and liver,
to that place where all "good for you" food goes when you're a kid.

Yes, that's right... 
It would have gone to "Good For You" Food Heaven!
You might be pleased to know that my taste buds eventually matured,
and I readily stumbled into the land of grownups.  
  It was there that I found these little guys!

Last week I shared with y'all the ABC's of Quinoa;
a wonderfully healthy, light, miraculous little seed.
    These Quinoa and Kale patties are absolutely delicious!

"It's the truth. It's actual. Everything is satisfactual!"
I love my berries and bananas for breakfast, believe me I do.
But these are the best treat for a fast and healthy breakfast!
 Try' em! You'll Love' em!
Quinoa and Kale Cuties!
1 cup quinoa
1 cup chicken broth
4 eggs, whisked
1/3 cup parmesan
3 green onions, chopped
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 cup steamed kale, chopped small
1 cup breadcrumbs
1 tsp. olive oil
Caesar dressing

Cook quinoa according to package directions,
using chicken stock instead of water.

In a large bowl, 
mix cooked quinoa with all other ingredients (except olive oil).
Heat olive oil in skillet over med-low heat.
Cover and cook approx. 8-10 minutes,
until a deep rich brown.
Cook other side.

Dip lightly in Caesar dressing.

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  1. That sounds delicious!! We just got home from 3 weeks in SE Asia. While we were there we had hardly any dairy and I felt soooo good. The minute we got home we started back with cheese and milk and I immediately see a difference. Now I'm determined to try to make a dairy free go of it for a month or two to see if it was just the vacation that made me feel great or the lack of dairy in my diet. Anyway, this recipe fits the plan, except for the parm! Hmmm...wonder what I could substitute?

    1. Hi, Johanna!

      They are! They really are! And I don't think leaving out the parmesan will make all that big of a difference in taste. Especially if you haven't tried them yet.

      Welcome Home!

  2. In the words of the great explorer Dora, "Delicioso!!"