Posts Tagged ‘quinoa’

Grilled Summer Squash and Quinoa – Source Of Fiber

Grilled Summer Squash

This Grilled Summer Squash and Quinoa can be served as a hot side dish like pilaf or cold-like tabbouleh.¬†Use any summer squash you have, i.e., zucchini, pattypan, cousa, etc. Grilling them and the onions before mixing them into the quinoa gives them a natural caramelized sweetness. All of the summer squashes are an excellent source…

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Carrot Quinoa Muffins – Loaded with Protein and Fiber

Carrot Quinoa Muffins

These hearty carrot quinoa muffins are loaded with protein, fiber, and other nutrient goodness. You can use red or white quinoa, but the red quinoa adds a nice rich color. Carrot Quinoa Muffins Ingredients 1 cup cooked red quinoa, room temperature 1 cup grated carrots 3/4 cup packed brown sugar (or coconut sugar) 1/2 cup…

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Lemony Kale and Quinoa – A Flavor-Packed Dish

Lemony Kale and Quinoa

This delicious Lemony Kale and Quinoa flavor-packed dish are ready in under 30 minutes. It packs quite the heart-healthy punch with the vitamin-rich kale and lemon combined with the good fats in the quinoa, nuts, and olive oil. Lacinato (Tuscan) kale is a bit easier to use in this recipe because of its long flat…

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Quinoa Sprouts – Add Crunch To Your Salad

Quinoa Sprouts

If you are looking for some low carb crunch to add to your salad, Quinoa sprouts may just be the answer. The process of “sprouting” burns up the stored carbohydrates within the seed (or legume). The same method works for lentils and beans, but they take a few days longer to sprout than Quinoa. The same…

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