Quinoa Pilaf

For this recipe, I toasted them in a dry cast iron skillet. I prefer toasting them in the oven, though. To do that, spread the nuts in a single layer on a cookie sheet and bake them at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. Remember to toast them whole and be careful not to burn them.

Avocado Egg Salad

Sometimes you just want to take your favorite American standards and kick them up a notch. When the urge strikes to put a new twist on an old classic – in this case, egg salad – you get a creamier mouthful with every bite with a hint of spice that awakens your palate and keeps you coming back for more!