Spicy Squash Boats With Fruity Quinoa Pilaf

Spicy Squash Boats with Fruity Qunioa Pilaf : The Wimpy Vegetarian

Roasted squash basted with a spicy sauce hugs a quinoa pilaf loaded with dried fruit. As we approach the meat-centric holiday of Thanksgiving when turkey is the covergirl of food magazines in the US this month,  I've been compiling ideas for vegetarian dishes that could be served as a side dish or as the main event. I personally think turkey is way over-rated, and pales (no pun intended) next to a ...

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Winter Squash & Pepper Quinoa Pilaf

Roasted Squash with Pomegranate and Pepitas Tossed in Quinoa : The Wimpy Vegetarian

Simple one-dish meal of roasted squash, late season peppers, and caramelized red onions, all tossed in orange scented quinoa.   Part of traveling for me is about the food. It’s such a satisfying window into the culture of a country or region, a direct link to its history, people, beliefs, and geography. Traveling to three different regions in Italy last month certainly gave me that view; but I can eat only so many ...

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