Recipe: Rainbow Quinoa Grain Bowl Salad

Colorful Quinoa Salad with red and yellow bell peppers, carrots, snap peas, red cabbage, scallions, raisins, sunflower seeds and a Lemon Vinaigrette

O ften referred to as a super-grain, quinoa is high in fiber and protein. It also packs in iron and potassium, and is naturally gluten-free. Quinoa cooks up like rice and has a mild, nutty flavor and a light, fluffy texture similar to couscous. You can find it next to other grains in health-food stores and your supermarket. Add quinoa … Read More

Classic Blue

Pantone Color of the Year 2020 - Classic Blue

The Pantone “Color of the Year” for 2020 is Classic Blue. Imprinted in our psyches as a restful color, Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility. In your home, consider painting Classic Blue on an accent wall, or using the bold blue color to make a statement on furniture, cabinets or tile.

Should You Sell or Stay?

House and money on the scale with woman in a thoughtful pose

By Nora Hickey A home is never simply a place to eat and sleep in between a busy life, but a space to live and make memories. Because a home bears the marks of each unique inhabitant, the question of whether to stay or move is often a difficult one. There are multiple, valid reasons for both. With the help of … Read More

Pillow Talk

PHOTO: Keara Lloyd PHOTO: Mary Moon PHOTO: Erin Coffee Designer: Kelly Siebe, Nopal Home + Design Add a pop of color or texture with cost-effective pillows. To achieve your desired look, play with proportion, shape and symmetry. Different sizes, shapes, patterns and textures of pillows can give a space balance and movement. When arranging, place larger pillows on the side … Read More

Recipe: White Hominy Chicken Chili

1 Turn slow cooker on low; add oil, onions and chicken. Distribute chili seasoning evenly over chicken and onions. 2 Add cooking wine, salsa verde and chicken stock. 3 Cover and cook 3 hours. 4 Remove chicken and allow to rest, covered, for 15 minutes before shredding. 5 Add beans, peppers, corn and hominy to slow cooker. For thicker consistency, … Read More

Clearing Clutter for a Cause

By Annie McManis Ah, New Year, new leaf. The holidays can take a toll and leave you feeling overwhelmed and unorganized, and January is the perfect time to take stock and tidy up. If one of your resolutions is to clear the clutter, here are a few cause-worthy places to donate items that no longer spark joy for you. For … Read More

Recipe: Biscochitos

Who else remembers spending hours in the kitchen with their grandmother, making traditional biscochitos for Christmas? Or maybe you remember someone “gifting” you a tin of the sweet cookies with a spicy bite, but telling you to return the tin so it can be used again next year. Almost as stereotypical as the smell of roasting chile in New Mexico … Read More

Buying a Home Solo?

By Beverly Custer Nationally there is a growing trend among single women when it comes to purchasing a home: they are more than twice as likely as single men to do so, and in fact they prioritize home ownership above being married and having children, according to Bank of America’s 2018 Homebuyer Insights Report. Whether you’re a young woman fresh … Read More