Here's a flavorful way to enjoy pumpkin. Loaded with nutrients and fiber from pumpkin and whole-grain quinoa, this salad can be served as a side or as a light vegetarian meal in itself.
This colorful Red Bell Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa makes a healthy and tasty main course for a vegetarian meal. Team it with a fresh salad of baby lettuce leaves. Serve hot or at room temperature.
Quinoa comes in several colors (creamy white, pink, orange, red, purple and black, for instance). For a pretty look, use red quinoa, if available, in this salad to match the beets.
This vegetarian Bean and Quinoa Chili is both nutritious and delicious.
Avocados are a good source of energy and their protein content makes them a valuable food for vegetarians. This tasty salad makes a healthy lunch.
This simple summer salad goes nicely with grilled meats or vegetarian dishes, such as grilled bell peppers or eggplant with hummus.
Here's a delicious gluten-free, allergy-friendly chicken dish that's special enough for a holiday dinner. Browning the chicken slowly develops its flavor and an appetizing color. Keep the temperature low or the meat will burn. For extra-succulent flavor, let the chicken cool for 30 minutes before serving.
Enjoy this hearty, protein-rich salad as the main event for lunch or a light dinner. Or serve it as a tasty side with grilled meat or poultry.
Tips on how to use Quinoa. Quinoa is extremely versatile. It can be served hot or cold as a side or main course for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert.
A marvelous thing about going gluten free is that it encourages exploration into the delicious, nutritious world of alternative grains and seeds. Quinoa (pronounced KEEN wah), an ancient food, is a complete protein that contains all essential amino acids, making it a meat substitute. What's more, it offers twice the protein of most cereal grains, along with impressive amounts of fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and riboflavin. Quinoa's slow-releasing complex carbs keep you full longer and help ward off sugar cravings. You'll love these nutritious, summertime recipes that are gluten-free and allergy-friendly.
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