Quinoa

  • 11 Recipes

cheddar quinoa patties

Quinoa is becoming one of my new favorite foods. But over time I’ve been converted, mainly due to excellent recipes like this quinoa salad from The Perfect Pantry or these quinoa burgers that inspired today’s recipe

Quinoa with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Lately quinoa has been my go-to dish when I want a quick and healthy meal. I shared the recipe for my Asian quinoa with avocado before and this dish is a delicious variation
Quinoa Avocado Salad

Quinoa Avocado Salad

Cook quinoa as directed Mix together quinoa, corn, cilantro, green onion and tomatoes. 1 cup quinoa 1-1/2 cup corn1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro1/2 cup green onion2 diced tomatoes2 avocados, peeled, pitted and cubed 1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp pepper Lemon Vinigrette1/3 cup olive oil1 tsp dried thyme2 tbsp fresh parsley 2 cloves fresh garlic1 lemonRecipe. Cook quinoa as directed Mix together quinoa, corn, cilantro, green onion and tomatoesWisk olive oil, thyme, parsley, garlic, and lemon juice together to make lemon vinigretteFold in avocado and lemon vinagrette to quinoa mixtureSeason with salt and pepper  1 cup quinoa
Baked Quinoa Patties

Baked Quinoa Patties

Combine the quinoa, eggs, and salt in a medium bowl. 2 1/2 cups - cooked quinoa, at room temperature (learn to cook quinoa HERE)5 large - eggs, lightly beaten1/2 teaspoon - salt1/3 cup - finely chopped fresh chives1/3 cup - finely chopped fresh dill1 cup - finely chopped kale1 yellow onion, finely chopped3 cloves garlic, finely chopped1 teaspoon (toasted) cumin1 teaspoons baking powder1 cup - whole grain bread crumbs 1/3 cup - crumbled feta       1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil  Instructions
Salmon Quinoa Cakes, two ways

Salmon Quinoa Cakes, two ways

bag of red quinoa. I’d only ever tried white quinoa before, but figure red was pretty much the same. I kind of miss my white quinoa, but on the plus side, red quinoa holds its shape better, so it’s great in veggie burgers, salads, soups, etc

Quinoa Fried Rice

Ever since I made quinoa into delicious pizza bites I’ve been on the hunt for unconventional recipes that turn quinoa from a bland staple into something you’d actually look forward to eating
Crab Quinoa Cakes with Avocado Cream

Crab Quinoa Cakes with Avocado Cream

Sometimes it's quite simple, like grilled chicken breasts and baked sweet potatoes, and sometimes it's a little more ambitious, but whatever the meal, we aim for protein and vegetables, sometimes with brown rice or quinoa, and as little processed, prepared food as possible
Chicken & Quinoa Casserole

Chicken & Quinoa Casserole

It started at the weekend when I had a good friend over the lunch and then, as I had prepared too much quinoa and had leftover chicken, I made this chicken quinoa casserole with mexican flavors
Mexican Quinoa Casserole

Mexican Quinoa Casserole

I love quinoa. This Mexican quinoa casserole is hard to beat. Quinoa is arguably the best plant-based source of protein