Although the Incas have been eating quinoa for three to four thousands year, it’s really only in the last five years that the rest of us have caught on to this superfood! Whether it’s the high levels of antioxidants, omega-3s, protein or iron, the nutritional benefits of quinoa make it a worthy pantry staple.
Though technically not a grain, quinoa can be served like rice or made into flour for pasta. To show you just how versatile it can be, I’ve rounded up 10 quinoa recipes that are a cinch to whip up!
One Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf by deensiebat
Roasted Pumpkin, Feta and Quinoa Salad by Donna Hay
Citrus Quinoa, Sprouting Sunflower Seeds, Beetroot, Feta and Chilli Salad by Bill Granger
Quinoa and Lentil Salad with Asparagus, Mint and Haloumi by Katie Quinn Davies
Crispy Chicken and Quinoa Sushi via Move Nourish Believe
Gluten Free Quinoa Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies by Ambitious Kitchen
Honey Quinoa Flax Granola by Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body
Epic Crispy Quinoa Burgers Topped With Sweet Potato Fries, Beer Caramelized Onions and Gruyere by Half Baked Harvest
Rich Quinoa Chocolate Cake by Chrissy Freer