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. Quinoa : Superfood or Super Gross? Haters Make Their Case

    Wed, 18 Sep 2013

    in a thousand Americans who knew what quinoa was, much less how to pronounce it. But ..... re taking to social media to vent their quinoa complaints, according to a funny article ..... had a ‘confession to make ... I HATE quinoa !’” “I think there are a lot of us out there

  2. Whole Grain Quinoa Salad with Sugar Snap Peas

    Thu, 26 Jun 2014

    Everyone seems to be talking about quinoa lately. My Pinterest feed is full of recipes ..... venture into uncharted territory with this Quinoa and Sugar Snap Pea Salad . The salad seemed ..... for a complete meal. Click here for our quinoa and sugar snap pea salad I did a little

  3. Quinoa : Cook Once Eat Twice

    Tue, 24 Apr 2012

    courtesy of Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine Quinoa may be the next best thing to rice or couscous ..... easy to prepare. Boil water with dried quinoa and it’s ready in 15 minutes or less ..... s rich in protein and nutrient dense, quinoa is frequently on my dinner table simply

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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. 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

  2. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

    Tue, 9 Oct 2012

    inspired to re create this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad from True Food Kitchen – and I knew I wanted to share both the salad and ..... over again. Although this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad isn’t in Sharon’s book, I thought ..... been making a lot of salads like this Quinoa Mediterranean Salad – paired with a side

  3. Kale Quinoa Bites

    Tue, 10 Feb 2015

    These little kale-packed quinoa bites came with me to Tokyo. I wedged ..... and a bar of dark chocolate. The quinoa bites were nearly perfect for travel ..... Feel free to play around with the quinoa base. I went with kale, edamame

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