We love quinoa for several reasons. It makes a great pasta alternative, but has fewer carbs. It is also considered a “perfect protein” because it features all of the essential amino acids your body needs. Best of all, its slightly nutty, rice-like taste is delicious alone or combined with other foods. Many of the top quinoa dishes are loaded with vegetables and other healthy ingredients that create a complete meal in one dish. We’ve included quinoa recipes for vegetarians and meat lovers.
Plus: Quinoa is naturally low in fat and calories and high in protein, making this food ideal for weight-loss.
The best quinoa meals are convenient, healthy, and delicious. Our list of healthy quinoa dishes ensures you will never get bored enjoying this tasty grain. We also have an e-book that is completely devoted to quinoa. Check out the New Quinoa eBook here.
Whether you are looking for an afternoon snack or something to feed a crowd, we have a recipe for everyone!
Listed below are 12 great quinoa recipes that are clean-eating and packed with flavor:
1) Quinoa Almond Joy Bars – Indulge in this favorite treat, without sabotaging your diet.
2) Quinoa Banana Berry Smoothie is great for breakfast or as a mid-day snack.
3) Quinoa Lentil Burger – No more over-processed soy protein burgers with this filling & tasty vegetarian burger!
4) Quinoa Breakfast Cereal is so much healthier than sugar-filled boxed cereals.
5) Quinoa Protein Bars makes a great pre or post-workout snack. This “no-sugar” added protein bar is perfect for a mid-morning snack.
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6) Quinoa (Meatless) Meatballs is a great vegetarian option.
7) Caprese Quinoa Salad – Quinoa is a favorite in salads.
8) Gluten Free Quinoa Holiday Dressing is a great substitute for traditional turkey stuffing.
9) Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms is a nice meat-free appetizer and a perfect ending to a busy day.
10) Quinoa and Shrimp Paella is the ideal dish for a dinner party.
12) Skillet Chicken & Quinoa Supper is made using just one skillet. We love easy prep recipes and this one fits the bill.
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