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. Greek Quinoa Salad with Avocadoes: Quick Dinner on a Dime

    Mon, 14 Apr 2014

    completely honest there’s not much about quinoa that surprises me anymore. You could say that I’ve been around the block with quinoa . I use it often for lunch and dinner recipes ..... s a complete protein. But this Greek Quinoa and Avocado Salad in particular delighted me because

  2. 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 the ..... re taking to social media to vent their quinoa complaints, according to a funny article in the ..... a ‘confession to make ... I HATE quinoa !’” “I think there are a lot of us out there

  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. Spring Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

    Thu, 17 Apr 2014

    Spring is in the air with this Spring Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing! With asparagus, sun-dried ..... SNOW. In APRIL. If that’s not a cause for melodramatic quinoa consumption, then I don’t know what is. (...)

  2. Quinoa -Stuffed Collard Green Rolls with Goat Cheese

    Wed, 18 Dec 2013

    Quinoa -Stuffed Collard Green Rolls with Goat ..... greens take the place of cabbage in these quinoa -stuffed, goat cheese-smothered, comfort ..... collard leaves, center ribs removed 3/4 cup quinoa 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth 1/3 cup chopped

  3. Crispy Quinoa and Power Greens Salad with Smoky Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

    Tue, 4 Feb 2014

    This crispy quinoa and power greens salad with smoky meyer lemon vinaigrette is full of fun flavors and nutritional superstars. Let’s not ditch our resolutions

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