Incan Quinoa Salad with Roast Yams, Sweet Peppers, Black Beans, Lime and Chilies

Years ago, I’d been studying with indigenous healers from South America here in the states. A trip to their homeland had not quite manifested, but I had to get out adventuring somewhere. My solo camping trip to Mesa Verde and Chaco Canyon inspired my spirit, and inspired this satisfying main dish salad. I made three hearty…

Butternut Squash, Wild Rice and Avocado Nori Rolls — with Sriracha (my happy valentine)

Some things do not need many words to describe. Like love. And home-made nori rolls. Like love, these rolls offer up the tastes of spicy and sweet. Along with a perfect combination of flavors. Studded with bits of fresh ginger, the sweet, rich, roast butternut squash, creamy avocado, tamari splashed tofu and earthy wild rice…