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Posts Tagged “quinoa”

Why Quinoa is the Perfect Food for your Diet?

Why Quinoa is the Perfect Food for your Diet?

  Have you tried quinoa? It really is the perfect alternative to rice or pasta because it contains less carbs and more protein then rice or pasta. And not only that quinoa is full of nutrients and flavor. If you haven't tried it you should there are so many tasty Quinoa Recipes that you will […]

Quinoa Breakfast with Raisins and Pumpkin Seeds

Quinoa Breakfast with Raisins and Pumpkin Seeds

  Cooking Quinoa:  It is easy to cook Quinoa   Have it for Breakfast! It is tasty, & versatile – very much like rice. Here is a Delicious Quinoa Breakfast Recipe It is a great way to kick start your day!   Ingredients: 1 cup or so cooked quinoa 2 Tbsp sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, […]

Quinoa Facts & Tips

Quinoa Facts & Tips

Quinoa has the most protein of any grain.   It’s a great source of vitamins & minerals, Quinoa is higher in lysine than wheat, and is considered a complete protein. Because of its high fat content, quinoa should be stored in the fridge or freezer so it doesn’t go rancid. Prep & Cook Time: 5 […]

Quinoa Sauteed Avocado, and Brie

Quinoa Sauteed Avocado, and Brie

This quinoa dish, however, was a winner, and it keeps well so it was a lunchtime lifesaver a couple of days this week, too. If you’ve never tried quinoa, what are you waiting for? One cooked cup of this gluten free seed has more than 10 grams of protein, and it’s delicious to boot. If […]

Quinoa Saute with Vegetables

Quinoa Saute with Vegetables

Ingredients: 3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 Tbsp canola oil 1 sm red onion, cut into wedges 8 oz snow peas, trimmed 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 cup low sodium vegetable broth 2 Tbsp apricot all-fruit spread 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 bunch red swiss chard (about 1 lb), leaves cut crosswise into 1/2" strips and […]

Quinoa Pilaf – healthy low calorie recipe

Quinoa Pilaf – healthy low calorie recipe

Toasted Quinoa Pilaf If you’ve never heard of quinoa, you’re missing out! This “supergrain” is full of zinc and iron and has all the same essential amino acids found in meats, dairy, and soy. Add a bay leaf and some thyme, and you’ve got one savory treat. PREP: 20 minutes COOK: 20 minutes MAKES: 12 servings Ingredients: 2 tablespoons finely […]

Quinoa Roasted Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Quinoa Roasted Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Ingredients: a splash of extra-virgin olive oil a pinch of fine grain sea salt 1 shallot, minced 3 cups cooked quinoa* (or brown rice, or other grain) 1 cup corn, fresh or frozen 1 1/2 cups kale, spinach or other hearty green, finely chopped 2 cups extra-firm nigari tofu, browned in a skillet a bit […]

Power foods | Essential to Weight loss!

Power foods | Essential to Weight loss!

Healthy Power Foods that you should include in your diet and weight loss plan! Start boosting your nutrition and lose weight by incorporating power foods into your diet. If you are looking to get fit, increase your energy and look great then get started eating healthy with these mineral and vitamin enriched foods: Brown Rice […]

Quinoa Sweet Potato & Mushrooms

Quinoa Sweet Potato & Mushrooms

Ingredients: 3 cups quinoa (red and white mix) 6 cups water 1 whole sweet potato, peeled & diced into ½ inch cubes 1 half red onion, thinly sliced 1 tbsp garlic salt 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups mushrooms (oyster or button) 1 tbsp rosemary, chopped 2 cups baby beet greens 8 oz chevre Directions: […]

Quinoa with Spinach & Feta

Quinoa with Spinach & Feta

Directions: 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa ( approx 90g) 1 tsp. olive oil 2 – 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 cups washed, chopped, fresh spinach 40g feta light Wash and drain quinoa, add the quinoa and 1 cup cold water to pan, bring to boil, cover and cook until liquid absorbed and quinoa cooked (approx 15 […]