Quinoa is a seed that can be cooked like a whole grain. Quinoa has many health benefits including a high amount of protein, 9 amino acids, and its cholesterol free. Quinoa's light flavor also makes it a good addition with almost any meal. Try cooking 1 cup of uncooked quinoa at the beginning of the week and then experiment with all the different recipes you can make with this staple food. Below are three recipes that you can make out of one 1 cup batch of quinoa.
1 Cup Plain or Vanilla Low Fat Greek Yogurt
½ Cup of Cooked and Cooled Quinoa
½ Cup Pomegranate Seeds or Blueberries
1 Teaspoon Honey
1 Tablespoon of Cashews
Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Mix well. Enjoy!
Quinoa salad with goat cheese and fresh herbs
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