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Superfood: 10 Quinoa Recipes

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All About Quinoa: More Quinoa Recipes

If you’re new to eating quinoa, don’t shy away from ordering it up because it seems hard to pronounce! I ate quinoa for years while totally butchering the word until a savvy friend corrected me. It’s pronounced: KEEN-wah.

6. Quinoa Chili – Between the whole grains and tasty beans, this healthy chili is full of protein.

7. Quinoa Black Bean Burrito Bowl – Who needs rice when you can use quinoa as the base in a healthy burrito bowl?

8. Quinoa Salad – Keep it light by tossing cooked quinoa with a mix of fresh and steamed veggies.

9. Warm Quinoa Breakfast Cereal – Take a break from the oatmeal and try a comforting bowl of quinoa, dried fruit, and nuts instead!

10. Quinoa Loaf – For a hearty supper, try this veggie loaf packed with quinoa, beans, and veggies.

Do you have a favorite way to prepare quinoa? I’d love to hear your ideas in the comments!

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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7:13AM PST on Dec 2, 2014

Wonderful recipes. Thank you.

2:59PM PST on Nov 6, 2014


6:06PM PDT on Apr 6, 2014

Thanks for the recipes!

4:40AM PST on Feb 28, 2014

Did you know that there is another type of quinoa? It is a red quinoa and used the same way.

3:21AM PST on Feb 24, 2014

For years I eat quiona, corn itself and the produced spaghetti and other noodle types. It is very healthy and a good substitute for gluten products. Quinoa is helpfull in diabetes (low glucaemic value) as well as for patients with allergies. I belong to both groups and am very thankful to mother nature that this plant is available!

9:04PM PST on Feb 14, 2014


10:30AM PDT on Aug 9, 2013

I was tempted to buy it at the supermarket but wasn't sure if I would like it.

1:51AM PDT on Aug 7, 2013

Thank you :)

9:13PM PDT on Jul 31, 2013

In Peru, while hiking Machu Pichu we had quinoa and potato soup and toasted Quinoa with honey for dessert. Both were so yummy and gave us energy.

4:14PM PDT on Jul 31, 2013

ta for recipes!

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