Recipe – Cooked Quinoa Cereal

1 cup quinoa 2 cups water substitute soy, cashew, or almond milk 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon sweetener of choice 1/2 cup apples, thinly sliced 1/3 cup raisins Rinse quinoa and add to water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes. Add apples, raisins, and cinnamon substitute; simmer until water is absorbed. Serve with milk and sweeten to taste.

Recipe – Quinoa Salad

1 ½ cup quinoa 

3 cups water 

1 tsp salt 

Corn kernels 

Cilantro 

Cooked black beans

green onion

avocado

sun dried tomatoes

lime juice

olive oil

Salt to taste

Recipe – Zucchini with Quinoa Stuffing

½ cup quinoa, rinsed ½ cup almonds, chopped 4 medium zucchini 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, quartered 4 tablespoons olive oil ¾ cup grated Parmesan flavored soy topping Heat oven to 400 degrees. In a large saucepan, combine the quinoa and 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat ...

Recipe – Quinoa with Vegetables and Herbs

1 cup quinoa ½ tsp. kosher salt, 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 small red onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium zucchini, chopped (2 cups) divided 3 carrots, peeled and chopped (1 ½ cups) ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 2 tsp. fresh thyme or oregano (optional) 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives Rinse quinoa in a strainer. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, bring quinoa, 2 ...

Recipe – Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers

7 sweet peppers (red, orange or yellow) 1 cup whole grain quinoa 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup diced sweet onion 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. cardamom ¾ tsp salt 1 cup dried figs, roughly chopped ½ cup unsalted cashews, roughly chopped Seed and dice 1 of the peppers. Slice remaining 6 peppers from stem to bottom; seed. In a medium lidded pot, ...

Food – What is Quinoa?

Quinoa is a favorite whole grain for three reasons. First, it takes less time to cook than other whole grains. One cooking method is to treat quinoa much like rice, bringing two cups (or less) of water to a boil with one cup of grain, …

Recipe – Spicy Orange Quinoa

1 Serrano pepper, halved and seeded 1 ½ cups vegetable broth ½ cup plus 2 Tbsp. chopped Brazil nuts, divided 2 bay leaves 1 16 oz. package frozen mixed vegetables, thawed ¼ cup orange juice ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper 7 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium orange, sectioned and chopped 1 tsp. ground turmeric 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. grated ...