40 Quinoa Recipes You’ll Love

Quinoa Fruit Salad


26. Quinoa Fruit Salad
Who needs a regular fruit salad when quinoa goes well with sweet, juicy flavors and adds extra protein in the process? This salad is straightforward and easy to make the night before for a sweet and tasty breakfast, or to bring for a work lunch.

27. Quinoa Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper, Walnut Pesto, Goat Cheese and a Poached Egg
Creamy goat cheese and charred roasted pepper pair well with this lovely, crisp quinoa cake and soft poached egg. Walnut pesto is a nice change from pine nut basil pesto, as well.

28. Asparagus Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon, Asparagus, and Poached Eggs 
A fresh take on Scandanavian Eggs Benedict, where smoked salmon (lox) is used instead of bacon, the English muffin is also replaced with a fresh asparagus quinoa cake.

29. Blueberry Quinoa Waffles with Spiced Banana Syrup 
Check out her Blueberry Quinoa Waffles with Spiced Banana Syrup, using only maple syrup as a sweetener in the batter and toppings.

30. Quinoa Carrot Muffins
Protein-rich muffins? Yes, please. Add some nonfat cream cheese frosting and this recipe could easily be served as dessert, instead of carrot cake. The brown sugar should be replaced with natural sweetener.

31. Quinoa Crisp and Berry Parfait
Layer quinoa, fruit, and honey sweetened yogurt for a filling breakfast with loads of health benefits and taste.

32. Quinoa and Fruit Breakfast Porridge
Creamy with ultra-healthy coconut milk and peaches, this porridge is a fresh alternative to oatmeal. Use light coconut milk for less saturated fat.

33. Vegan and Cacao Almond Baked Breakfast Squares 
These brownie like quinoa and chocolate squares can be served as a dessert or a breakfast. They’re made as a breakfast food because they’re that nutritious.

34. Savory Quinoa Muffins
These muffins include dill and feta, peas and spinach. They work well for breakfast or as a snack.

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  1. It's hard to get sick of quinoa when there are just so many different options! Definitely trying out the chili this weekend

  2. I'm fascinated by this foods versatility. I'm a fairly new vegetarian and delving more into more diversified recipies. I'm trying to figure out how to use this to replace flour, and flour really doesn't agree well with me.

    1. We love it, too, Enrique. You can try using quinoa flour. It can't completely replace wheat flour, but by using 1/2 and 1/2, you can cut down on the wheat flour.

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