This is incredibly easy, delicious and spicy! Taste-test approved by a very picky 3-year-old.
Savory Rice and Quinoa Pilaf
Pretty, delicious, and can easily be personalized. Freeze leftovers for a quick side dish ready in minutes.
Power Salad Bowl
This hearty, power salad bowl is loaded with quinoa, beans, and egg for a vegetarian meal with great sources of protein.
This tabouli recipe is different. Instead of using bulgur like traditional tabouli, this recipe uses quinoa. It is a grain that is available at health food stores. It looks and tastes better than bulgur. My husband and I both love this and neither of us is vegetarian. It's a great meal for a hot summer day. The longer it sits the better it tastes.
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Mary's Gone Crackers® Copycat
These gluten-free crackers make a delicious snack on their own or with dips and cheeses. You can add other seeds such as caraway, cumin, or nigella for different flavor profiles. Or you can experiment with dried herbs or garlic powder depending on your individual preferences.
Black Bean, Corn, and Quinoa Salad
This is a wonderful Southwestern style salad that is quick and easy to make.
Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad
Purple sweet potatoes add beautiful color to the mix in this healthy, fresh tasting, zesty salad!
Balsamic and Herb Quinoa Salad
Serve this cold quinoa salad with balsamic dressing as a delicious summer side to your favorite grilled meat, or try it alone as a great light lunch. I have been experimenting a lot with quinoa recently, and this is by far my favorite recipe. It's such a nice, healthy alternative to pasta and rice!
Turkey and Quinoa Meatballs
I developed this recipe with turkey and quinoa, but have since used it successfully with just about every type of ground meat and variety of grain. The addition of grains not only adds nutritional value and keeps the texture light, but also helps those on a budget stretch a small amount of quality meat into a bigger meal. It's simple, clean, nutritious eating but will please even the pickiest of meatloaf lovers. Make extra grains and serve those alongside a green salad, steamed asparagus, or roasted vegetables. Enjoy!
This recipe combines pungent Mediterranean and Indian flavors for a quick and delicious side dish.
Garlicky Quinoa and Garbanzo Bean Salad
This dish is a meal in itself-- it contains a good fat (olive oil), green vegetables (broccoli), a whole grain (quinoa), and a protein source (garbanzo beans)! It's also vegan. I usually have this for breakfast or lunch.
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