Mexicali Millet

In the past few years I have created several millet recipes, which I have prepared for our customers more than once, so I figured it was time for a new one. This recipe is relatively mild, so if you like spice, add more! Ingredients 1 cup uncooked millet, rinsed and drained 2 cups water 1/2 vegetable…

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Soup

It’s autumn time! With the change of seasons, I am once again inspired to bring out my fall-inspired recipes. The combination of sweet potatoes, quinoa, and black beans creates a nice, filling soup. Ingredients: 6 cups water 1 (13–14-ounce) can coconut milk ½ cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 3 vegetable bouillon cubes (or to taste)…

Black Bean and Corn Salad

This is another recipe inspired by our local, corn-growing season. Using fresh, local, organic seasonal corn is best. We have delicious corn in our northeast region and I love it! This is a great potluck, picnic, or barbecue dish. Ingredients 2-15 oz. cans black beans—rinsed and drained 2 cups blanched/cooked corn kernels 1 medium-size sweet bell…

Mexicali Quinoa

This is a variation of my Mexicali Millet recipe. Both millet and quinoa work well in this dish. Ingredients 2 cups water 1 vegetable bouillon cube (or 1 teaspoon salt) 1 tablespoon chili powder (or to taste) 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained 1–2 tablespoons olive oil (or your favorite…

Mexicali Millet

Millet is a healthy whole grain that is naturally gluten free and easy to digest. It is not often eaten in our country, but is readily available in natural food stores. Millet is very inexpensive and cooks up in less than 30 minutes. I started experimenting with millet when I began working at Mother Earth’s. I wanted to create tasty…

Thai Curry Chili

If you are in the mood for a very different style of Chili sure to satisfy, this is it! The is a fusion recipe: traditional chili flavors combined with thai flavors.  I was making chili one night for dinner and I had a little bit of coconut milk left over–and you know, shelf life and…