New Cookbook Fun

June 13, 2011

Recently, I met my favorite cookbook author, Heidi Swanson, while she was in Portland for a book signing.  I purchased her book Super Natural Every Day, and have since found myself conflicted between trying not to dirty up my signed book in the kitchen, and trying as many of her recipes as possible.

Two of the recipes that I have tried so far are her little quinoa patties and the wild rice casserole.  The great thing about these two recipes is that they were easy and I got the opportunity to use herbs from my tiny balcony garden!

Little quinoa patties with chives from my own garden and a strawberry, artichoke spinach salad.

Wild rice casserole (with Italian parsley from my garden). Happy reading and happy eating!