Quinoa

(KEEN wah) A tiny, high-protein, calcium-rich grain. This pale yellow grain, which is cooked in the same way as rice, has a crunchy texture and a subtle nutty taste.

Recipes

  1. Quinoa Salad with Roasted Green Chilies

    Quinoa is a nutty-flavor grain. Couscous substitutes well in this fresh-tasting salad when quinoa is not available.

  2. Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad

    We took the tangy fresh flavors of tabbouleh and paired them with smoky tofu and quinoa to create a main-dish salad that's perfect served on a bed of greens. This salad is jam-packed with heart-healthy ingredients - whole grains ( quinoa ), legumes (soy-based tofu) and plenty of vegetables.

  3. Lemony Quinoa Salad with Shaved Vegetables

    Eating quinoa is a great way for vegetarians to get protein. Jeremy Fox tosses nutty-tasting quinoa with crunchy shaved vegetables for a refreshing salad loaded with vitamins and minerals.

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Articles

  1. Chocolate Chip, Cherry, and Quinoa Cookies

    Mon, 7 Dec 2015

    When I saw this recipe for Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies , featuring many of the same things ..... here . I was a little iffy about mixing quinoa into cookie dough, but since I was blown ..... I should at least give it a try. The quinoa isn’t cooked—which is what I had in mind

  2. Quinoa with Summer Vegetables and Sausage

    Tue, 11 Aug 2015

    Quinoa is a grain that I adore, but often overlook ..... I know some people are intimidated by quinoa because it has an unfamiliar name (it’s ..... super-easy skillet meal . Just get the quinoa going and the rest of the ingredients cook while

  3. Simple Greek Pork and Quinoa Salad

    Tue, 15 Dec 2015

    cheese, and long-lasting energy from the quinoa . Get the original recipe here . I made ..... recent CSA box: Instead of farro, I used quinoa as a gluten-free option that’s easier ..... flavor in the dressing. The beauty of a quinoa salad like this is that once you get the

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Videos

  1. What is Quinoa —Counter Intelligence

    Thu, 14 Mar 2013

    - Quinoa . - Quinoa ? -No, Quinoa . It's an ancient grain. Older than that. No, no, no. More like [unk]. Quinoa . With more protein than any other grain, it's a super grain! Try it instead of rice. It cooks up faster. Used in lots of food. Try some Quinoa today.

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    - Quinoa . - Quinoa ? -No, Quinoa . It's an ancient grain. Older than that. No, no, no. More like [unk]. Quinoa . With more protein than any other grain, it's a super grain! Try it instead of rice. It cooks up faster. Used in lots of food. Try some Quinoa today.

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Healthy Quinoa and Vegetable Stew

    Sun, 20 Sep 2015

    It’s almost time for soup season, so I’m stocking my fridge with this hearty and healthy quinoa and vegetable stew! Because Murphy’s Law is ever present around here...I HAVE A COLD!! Two days before my thesis defense

  2. Roasted Zucchini and Quinoa Bowls with Cilantro Pepita Pesto

    Mon, 6 Jul 2015

    Perfect for a day in the sun, this roasted zucchini and quinoa bowl is tossed with tangy feta and a bright and tangy cilantro pepita pesto to make a great light meal. Did I mention that the.boy and I had gelato every day in Italy? No, really.

  3. Spicy Black Bean, Quinoa , and Sweet Potato Burgers

    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    Getting dinner on the table is easy when these spicy black bean, quinoa , and sweet potato burgers are on the menu! Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Alexia Foods . As always, my thoughts and

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