March 15, 2022

Thai Peanut and Quinoa Salad

Thai Peanut and Quinoa Salad 4 Servings Ingredients Salad2.25 cup cooked and cooled quinoa (3/4 cup uncooked quinoa cooked with 1.5 cups water or low sodium broth)2 cups shredded purple cabbage 1 cup grated carrot1 cup thinly sliced snow peas or sugar snap peas1/2 cup chopped cilantro1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions1/4 cup chopped dry-roasted and lightly salted […]
February 20, 2022

Quinoa and Lentil Tacos

Quinoa and Lentil Tacos 8 Servings Ingredients 6 mushrooms, diced3 cloves garlic, minced2 Tbsp canola oil1 Tbsp cumin2 tsp chili powder1/2 tsp onion powder1/2 tsp smoked paprika1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp ground black pepper2 cups cooked lentils2 cups cooked quinoa16 corn tortillas (4.5 inch) Directions 1. Add oil to a large skillet and heat over medium heat. Add mushrooms […]
January 12, 2022

Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers 5 Servings Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups reduced sodium vegetable broth 5 large red bell peppers (or yellow or orange), cut in half and remove seeds and membranes 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 20 ounces fresh spinach leaves 4 cloves minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon […]
December 6, 2021

Quinoa Lentil Salad

Quinoa Lentil Salad 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa1 1/4 cups water, plus 2 cups1/2 cup lentils2 teaspoons Dijon mustard3 tablespoons red wine vinegar1 Tbsp olive oil1 teaspoon garlic powder1 lime, zestedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 green onions, choppedChopped fresh cilantro leaves Directions 1. Place quinoa and 1 1/4 cups water in a microwave safe […]
November 3, 2021

Vegetable Black Bean and Quinoa Enchiladas

Vegetable Black Bean Quinoa Enchiladas 12 Servings Ingredients For the Enchilada Sauce:4 tablespoons olive oil 6 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoon ground chili powder 2 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1⁄2 teaspoon salt Pinch of cinnamon 4 tablespoons tomato paste 4 cups vegetable broth 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 1/2 tsp ground black […]
August 2, 2021

Egg in a Hole Quinoa

Egg in a Hole Quinoa 6 Servings Ingredients 1.5 Tbsp peanut oil, divided 6 scallions, thinly sliced, divided 1 Tbsp minced fresh garlic 1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger 3 cups fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 yellow squash, diced 1 zucchini, diced 2 cups cold cooked quinoa 3 Tbsp oyster sauce 6 large […]
March 8, 2021

What is Quinoa and What Can I Do With It?

What is Quinoa and What Can I Do With It? Quinoa is an Ancient Grain Quinoa was first described in 1797 by Carl Ludwig Willdenow, a German botanist and pharmacist. It was first cultivated in the area around Lake Titicaca in the South American Andes Mountains. Archeological evidence shows that quinoa was grown 5000 years ago in Peru, […]
February 28, 2021

Lemon Spinach Quinoa Salad

Lemon Spinach Quinoa Salad 8 Servings Ingredients 1 cup Ancient Harvest Tri-Color Quinoa1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil2 red bell peppers, chopped15.5 ounce can of chickpeas (drained and rinsed)6 ounce baby spinach1/2 cup of feta cheese (optional)Dressing:3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil2 tsp dry oregano 1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper Directions […]
February 24, 2021

How to Cook Quinoa

How to Cook Quinoa Quinoa is technically a seed with a nutty flavor; however, it can be used in the same ways as other whole grains. There are 3 main types found in the U.S.: white, red, and black. White quinoa has the most delicate flavor and lightest texture. Red and black quinoa tend to be bolder and […]