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BBQ Rub: 1/4 cup paprika -- 2 tablespoons garlic powder -- 2 tablespoons minced, dried onion -- 2 teaspoons peppercorns -- 1 teaspoon chili powder -- 2 tablespoons ground cumin -- 3 tablespoons ground coriander -- 1/4 cup kosher salt -- 1/4 cup light brown sugar. Combine into food processor and blend thoroughly (makes enough for 3 chickens).

from Life As A Strawberry

Mushroom & Spinach Lasagna

[Pasta] ---- Mushroom & Spinach Lasagna:: 3/4 lb. lasagna noodles, 3 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1/2 chopped large yellow onion, 2 cloves minced garlic, salt & pepper, 1/2 lb sliced mushrooms, 3 Tbs flour, 2 2/3 c vegetable or meat stock, 3/4 c milk, 3 c spinach, 3 1/2 c shredded parmesan cheese, (optional) 2 c cubed cooked chicken or turkey. ---- Makes one 9 x 13 lasagna.

from Cooking for Keeps

Quinoa Fried Rice

[Quinoa] ---- Quinoa Fried Rice:: 1 c quinoa (or 2½ -3 c leftover cooked quinoa), 1 ½ c water or low-sodium chicken stock, ¼ chopped small onion, 2 chopped carrots, 3 chopped scallions, minced 3 garlic cloves, ½ tsp fresh minced ginger, 1 Tbs olive oil, 2 eggs lightly scrambled (still raw), ½ c peas. ---- Sauce:: 1 ½ Tbs teriyaki sauce, 2 ½ Tbs soy sauce, ¾ tsp sesame oil.

from Farmgirl Gourmet

BLT Stuffed Avocado

[Avocado] ---- BLT Stuffed Avocado:: 2 large avocados, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 ½ c small cubed rustic bread, 1 medium cored & diced tomato, 1/3 c thinly sliced spinach leaves, ¼ c chopped cooked bacon, 2 Tbs mayonnaise, 1 tsp salt, ½ tsp black pepper.