Quinoa-Brown Rice-Sausage Blend



1 box Near East Quinoa Brown Rice Blend ( Olive Oil & Rosemary flavor )

1 package Shady Brook Farm Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage

2 medium sweet onions

1 package white mushrooms ( 8 oz. container )

1/4 cup pine nuts



Quinoa-Brown Rice Blend

– In a medium sized cooking pot, bring the Near East quinoa-brown rice blend, 1 teaspoon olive oil, and 1 & 3/4 cups of water to a boil.

– Turn heat to a medium boil, and add contents of the spice packet, & mix well.

– Boil on low for 15 minutes until the water is absorbed.

– Cover, remove from heat surface, and let stand for 5 minutes.


– lightly coat medium pan with olive oil & cook sausage until fully cooked & browned

– dice each sausage into small pieces

Onions & Mushrooms

Рdice onions & mushrooms and sauté in medium pan lightly coated with olive oil

Mix all ingredients in a large serving bowl. This is a perfect & tasty wintertime meal that may be used as Meal 2 & Meal 3 on the Remedy Recipes format. Portions: Since all ingredients are mixed together, try to “eyeball” your portions to that of the Remedy Recipes structure. Women- 3 oz. sausage & 3/4 cup of the additional mixture/ Men- 6 oz. sausage & 1 & 1/4 cup of the additional mixture.

Mangiare, Piaccia! Eat, Enjoy!

About the author

John M. Di Fazio II
John M. Di Fazio II

John M Di Fazio II is a nutrition consultant, a personal trainer, and a massage therapist and has twenty years of experience working in the fitness industry. He was employed by Gold's Gym for thirteen years and in 2005 co-founded Remedy Fitness, a unique fitness establishment located in East Setauket, New York. While in the employ of Gold's Gym, he was recruited into Nutritionalysis, a nutrition company based in Venice Beach, California that specialized in individualized nutrition programs, and received his certification. Excelling in the field, his clientele grew by thousands. While establishing such a full clientele in nutrition and personal training, John also graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a bachelors degree in philosophy and also graduated from the New School for Holistic Health & Research on Long Island, New York with a degree and a New York State license for massage therapy.

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