Tag: quinoa recipes

Quinoa and Broccoli Frittatas

Quinoa and Broccoli Frittatas

[ 6 ] February 18, 2014 |

You may have seen a lot of quinoa recipes on the blog recently, and today I’m adding another: my Quinoa and Broccoli Frittata. We just came through the Year of Quinoa, after all, so now’s a perfect time to add quinoa to your healthy food intake. I have learned to love this tiny seed and […]

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How To Cook Quinoa

How To Cook Quinoa

[ 6 ] October 10, 2013 |

2013 has been named the International Year of Quinoa by the United Nations—now that’s respect! What’s not to love about it? With its high-fiber, high-protein content, quinoa is more popular than ever. This small, flat seed ranges from yellow to red, pink, and black, and delivers a nutty taste and plenty of nutrients. It is […]

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Mexican Quinoa Casserole

Mexican Quinoa Casserole

[ 13 ] October 3, 2013 |

I love quinoa. Can you tell? This Mexican quinoa casserole is hard to beat. Quinoa is arguably the best plant-based source of protein. It includes all nine essential amino acids in adequate quantities. So when you whip up this Mexican quinoa casserole, there’s no missing the meat over here.  I was thrilled with the results […]

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Tasty Quinoa Recipes

Tasty Quinoa Recipes

[ 0 ] September 8, 2013 |

If you haven’t yet become a quinoa fan, the following recipes may soon convinced you to add the little seed in your grocery lists each week. You will certainly fall in love with it for its mild flavor and its unique texture. Orange Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash with Pecans Quinoa and Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers […]

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Coconut Quinoa Fruit Salad

Coconut Quinoa Fruit Salad

[ 12 ] July 12, 2012 |

This is a nice way to enjoy quinoa.  Cooked in coconut milk and top with fruits and nuts, this quinoa salad will maximize your energy. Quinoa is one of my favorite food. High in protein and fiber, it is an excellent source of magnesium and iron. A colorful succulent summer salad for a healthy breakfast […]

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Quinoa Timbales with Pecans and Cranberries

Quinoa Timbales with Pecans and Cranberries

[ 0 ] September 17, 2011 |

My recipe for today is a colorful RED QUINOA TIMBALES. Quinoa ranges from off-white to orange, red, pink, purple and black. The most common variety is known as White Quinoa. Quinoa is a seed and not a grain. Quinoa has about twice the protein of barley, corn and rice. Quinoa is gluten-free and cook quickly. […]

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Quinoa and Sweet Potatoes “Polenta” with Smothered Onions and Peppers

Quinoa and Sweet Potatoes “Polenta” with Smothered Onions and Peppers

[ 0 ] September 14, 2011 |

  This polenta is a great change from the usual corn polenta. I was inspired by Peter Berley’s book, The Modern Vegetarian Kitchen. Peter Berley uses millet as the main ingredient for polenta. When cooked slowly in a lot of liquid, millet breaks down and then firms up. So it can be slice or fry. […]

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