Quinoa is often used as a substitute for rice or pasta, but it can be used for so much more. Try these Chocolate Quinoa Bites for a spin on No-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies. They are sure to be a winner all around!
If you are not familiar with quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah), it might seem hard to cook. It’s actually very similar to making rice! Quinoa is a great substitute for rice or pasta if you can’t have gluten. Learn how to serve this grain with the following easy steps:
If you are in need of a recipe to add beans to your eating pattern, this is a perfect recipe to try. These Stuffed Bell Peppers are made in a slow cooker; perfect for a busy day. In addition, this recipe is vegetarian, and by removing the cheese, it can be vegan. This dish is a complete meal, full of protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. One pepper is filling and delicious!
Trying a new whole grain can be intimidating, especially when the name is difficult to pronounce. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a grain growing in popularity due to its nutritional value. Quinoa has more fiber and twice as much protein as any other grain. It can be used in a variety of dishes including burgers, stir-fries, breakfast bowls and even pizza crust.
Today’s recipe uses quinoa, black beans and cottage cheese. I love making this for on-the-road meals. These would also be a great option for kiddos who are in sports activities and need a quick meal before practice. You can freeze the mini cakes for up to 3 months and use them as needed. So instead of driving through the fast food line, grab a protein packed Quinoa Cake! Enjoy!