Hodgson Mill Recipe Blog


Grilled Corn Salad with Quinoa & Brown Rice

You know summer’s here when fresh corn hits the market. My son was grocery shopping with me when we spied the light green, husked beauties piled high in the produce section. We just had to have some!  Read More »

Quinoa & Brown Rice Salad with Chicken, Peanuts and Zesty Lime Dressing

Whew! It’s finally March and spring is within site. The daffodils are peeking up from under the ground, new birds are starting to frequent our feeder and the days are getting longer – all signs that winter is coming to a close. There’s still plenty of cold weather left for comfort food dishes, but pre-spring is also the time I like to seek out lighter fare, preferably with fresh vegetables and bright flavors. Quinoa & Brown Rice Salad with Chicken, Peanuts and Zesty Lime Dressing is just what I’m looking for.  Read More »

Quinoa & Brown Rice Egg Enchilada Skillet

Once cool fall weather sets in, my husband and I like to sleep with our bedroom window open at night. As much as I like the fresh air, the chilly temperature makes it hard to get out of our warm, cozy bed in the morning. This is especially true for weekends when our schedule is free and there’s no rush to start the day. On lazy mornings like this, we usually bypass breakfast and go straight for brunch Read More »

Crockpot Hawaiian Luau Pork with Quinoa & Brown Rice

My brother lived in Waikiki for a few years, and I was lucky enough to get to visit him, AND to go to an ‘authentic Hawaiian luau celebration” with my family while we were there. I put that in quotes because who knows how authentic it really was – people from 200 years ago are probably looking down and laughing at us – but oh man, the food –pit-roasted pork, deliciously ripe pineapple . . .  Read More »

Quinoa & Brown Rice Caprese Salad + Giveaway

Quinoa & Brown Rice Caprese Salad is hands down my favorite salad of the summer. I love the combination of sun-ripened tomatoes, creamy mozzarella and sweet basil tossed together with Hodgson Mill Italian Quinoa & Brown Rice and a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette. I’ve eaten this flavor-packed salad every day for the past week and can’t get enough. It’s so good!  Read More »

Quinoa & Brown Rice BBQ Chicken Salad

As soon as the weather gets warm, I start thinking about salad for dinner. Not just a side salad, but one that’s filled with so many good things that it becomes a main meal. This Quinoa & Brown Rice BBQ Chicken Salad is that type of salad. It’s made with Hodgson Mill Garlic and Herb Quinoa & Brown Rice, fresh corn, black beans, red bell pepper, cilantro and roast chicken. This combination alone is pretty tasty, but don’t stop there.  Read More »

Mediterranean Quinoa & Brown Rice Skillet

The end of the school year is fast approaching and with summer comes lots and lots of activities. There are concerts to hear, picnics to attend, class parties to celebrate and so on. Needless to say, with four kids our calendar is pretty full. As busy as we are, dinner often needs to be served in a hurry and on those nights I turn to Hodgson Mill Quinoa & Brown Rice mixes to pull together a healthy, nutritious meal in minutes.  Read More »

Quinoa & Brown Rice Halloumi Bowl & #Giveaway

This simple 5-ingredient bowl is amazingly quick, but it is so much more than the sum of its parts. Fresh peppery arugula leaves, tender grains of quinoa and brown rice with Mediterranean herbs and spices, rich morsels of halloumi and intensely zingy, pan-fried balsamic tomatoes make each bite a fresh revelation of taste and texture.  Read More »

Southwest Chicken Quinoa & Brown Rice

I have a new favorite one-dish dinner – Southwest Chicken Quinoa & Brown Rice. It’s quick to fix, tastes great and is filled with healthy, good-for-you ingredients, like quinoa, brown rice, tomatoes, black beans and chicken. Top the whole thing off with some melted cheddar cheese and sliced green onions and dinner doesn’t get much better. Read More »

Italian Quinoa & Brown Rice Bake

Onions, garlic, fire-roasted tomatoes, fresh spinach, basil and pine nuts come together with gluten free Italian Quinoa & Brown Rice to make this meal taste amazing, not to mention healthy and satisfying on so many levels. With a little mozzarella here and some Parmesan there, this dish reaches a whole other level of cheesy goodness. Read More »

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