Who said salads aren't filling?  This earthy salad featuring a warm mix of mushrooms, wild rice and quinoa packs a hearty punch for a side dish!! 


  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 3 tbsp organic butter
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 cups assorted fresh mushrooms, trimmed and sliced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped


  1. Prepare rice & quinoa according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, and sauté until golden. 
  3. Add mushrooms and salt; sauté 3 - 4 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. 
  4. Add ground Marsala and sauté 3 minutes, ensuring the mushroom mixture is well coated. 
  5. Stir mushroom mixture and parsley into prepared rice & quinoa mixture.

What Sides Are You Having With Your Christmas Feast This Year?