13 Fabulous Quinoa Recipes
What is Quinoa?
Quinoa is a grain that is high in protein and fiber. Because it does not contain gluten, many people with gluten allergies or intolerances use it in their meals. This versatile ingredient can be used in breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and even desserts! Here are a few of our favorite quinoa recipes for you to try.
Breakfast Quinoa Recipes
Quinoa and Beet Pancakes: The color of these pancakes is stunning and they're delicious too! This recipe and photo were originally posted at www.acozykitchen.com.
Quinoa Cereal: Start your day with a healthy breakfast by making this easy quinoa cereal.
Quinoa Muffins: This muffin is a delightful breakfast treat, and it will give you plenty of energy make it through the day!
Breakfast Quinoa: Quinoa is a grain that is wheat free and gluten free, but is big on taste! The ratio is 2 cups water to 1 cup quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). It has a nutty flavor and when paired with apples is a very filling.
Easy Quinoa Recipes
Quinoa and Wild Rice Pilaf: Serve this as a side, use it in sandwiches and wraps, or stuff it into peppers for a yummy treat!
Sweet Dumpling Pumpkin and Quinoa Mash: I bought this squash and couldn't figure out what to do with it. This sweet pumpkin quinoa mash came out tasting just like candy with a healthy twist!
Orange Quinoa Dessert: This dessert is easy, healthy and tastes fabulous! It's a great recipe to use if you have a rice cooker, although it's not necessary.
Vegetarian Quinoa Recipes
Quinoa and Cucumber Salad: This hearty, vegetarian lunch provides a complete source of protein.
Smooth Broccoli and Quinoa: I started eating quinoa after seeing a TV show. It is a great substitute for rice or pastina.
Sunset Stuffed Peppers: Delicious seasoned stuffed peppers with corn, quinoa, scallions... spicy, sweet, scrumptious!
Health Quinoa Recipes
Kiwifruit & Quinoa Salad: This delicious salad combines quinoa and ZESPRI green and gold kiwifruit to make the perfect appetizer.
Mediterranean Quinoa: This colorful quinoa dish is easy to cook, and everyone will love it!
Red Quinoa Recipes
Curried Shrimp and Red Quinoa Salad: Quinoa is a nutrition powerhouse. These pearly grains are considered a complete protein because they contain all 9 essential amino acids. Take a chance and add some quinoa to your plate today!