10 Ways to Eat Quinoa

Quinoa. If you haven’t tried it, you don’t know what you’re missing: This super-food is packed with protein, dietary fiber, iron, essential amino acids, and vitamin B6. Plus, it’s versatile enough to be used in a variety of delicious dishes. Quinoa can be enjoyed hot or cold and in breakfasts, dinners or even desserts. Here are 10 terrific ways to enjoy quinoa!

 

1. Thai Quinoa Fried Rice

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Neither fried nor rice, this version might be even tastier than the classic Asian dish! View full details

 

2. Quinoa Chickpea Tabbouleh Salad

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Adding quinoa to this delicious Mediterranean side dish makes it hearty enough for a quick and easy main course. View full details

 

3. Dark Chocolate Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

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Quinoa takes on a porridge-like consistency in this tasty, chocolatey breakfast dish.  View full details

 

4. Vegan Quinoa Chili

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The best kind of comfort food! This chili can feed you in under an hour and provide leftovers for days! View full details

 

5. Vegan Gluten Free Quinoa Paella

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Transform your quinoa into a gorgeous, aromatic Spanish dish with this vegan paella recipe. View full details

 

6. Breakfast Quinoa Rice Pudding

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Quinoa makes the perfect substitute for rice in this morning-friendly pudding. View full details

 

7. Buffalo Quinoa Balls with Ranch Dipping Sauce

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If you love tangy Buffalo sauce, have we got the unexpected spin on hot wings for you. Roll out a guilt-free batch of spicy quinoa balls and a side of cooling ranch dipping sauce – the perfect combination! View full details

 

8. Spaghetti with Quinoa Meatballs

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This recipe combines beans, tomato paste, spices and quinoa to make delicious meatless meatballs that can be enjoyed over a spaghetti or on their own! View full details

 

9.  Six-Ingredient No-Bake Quinoa Peanut Butter Crunch Cups

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Quinoa is the secret ingredient in these nutty treats, delivering a delicious crunch to every bite! View full details

 

10. Quinoa Pizza Bites

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These tasty and nutritious pizza bites with a melted Daiya center are perfect for sharing on game day or movie night!  View full details

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