Browsing tag


Recipes with Quinoa

Vegan Italian Lentil Quinoa MeatBalls

Add to ❤ Favorites These lentil meatballs are perfectly tender on the inside, firm on the outside, and loaded with so much flavor! This will be your new go-to vegan meatball recipe! Enjoy these vegan meatballs with a big bowl of spaghetti for the ultimate comfort food meal! Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, and nut-free. Ingredients for 4 servings 3 cups water1/4 cup uncooked quinoa rinsed & drained3/4 cup uncooked french lentils rinsed & drained5 oz cremini mushrooms (about 5 large mushrooms)1 cup red onion diced (one small onion)1 cup gluten-free old fashioned oats (or gluten-free bread crumbs)1 tbsp ground flaxseed3 tbsp water1/4 cup sunflower seeds ground2 tbsp tomato paste1 tbsp vegan worcestershire sauce2 tbsp nutritional yeast2 garlic cloves minced (or 1 tsp garlic powder)1 tbsp Italian seasonings1 tsp dried basil1 tsp dried parsley1/2 tsp Himalayan pink sea salt more to taste1/4 tsp black pepper Read the Instructions here

Greek Sofrito Quinoa Bowl

Add to ❤ Favorites Ingredients for 4 servings 1½ cups dry quinoa 1 small white onion (or ½ large) 1 large garlic clove 8 tablespoons olive oil, divided ½ teaspoon dried thyme 15 ounce can crushed tomatoes 1 teaspoon paprika 1¼ teaspoon kosher salt, divided Black pepper to taste 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ cup sliced almonds 2 romaine hearts 1 large bunch Lacinato kale or 5 ounces baby kale ½ English cucumber ⅓ cup kalamata olives ½ cup feta cheese crumbles Read the Instructions here  

Ham Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers with Peas

Add to ❤ Favorites These Ham Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers with Peas are perfect for spring, delicious with fresh ingredients (and leftover ham), with toasty cheese on top! Ingredients for 8 servings 3 cups cooked quinoa 2 cups ham, diced 8 large red, yellow or orange bell peppers, halved, seeds removed 1 12 oz. jar favorite salsa (I used Trader Joe’s Island Salsa) 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1 15 oz. can Bush’s Black Beans, rinsed and drained 12 oz. frozen peas and carrots, cooked and drained 2 tsp. cumin powder 1 1/2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp garlic powder Salt & pepper 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped + more for topping 1 cup shredded Swiss or Gruyere cheese, optional TOPPINGS optional Fresh lime juice Balsamic glaze (I used this on half of them in final pic) Read the Instructions here  

Quinoa Fried Rice

Add to ❤ Favorites Fried rice is made healthier by swapping out rice with quinoa. It makes an easy and delicious gluten-free meal packed with all the nutritious benefits of quinoa. Ingredients for 4 servings 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cup uncooked quinoa, cooked according to package instructions 1 heaping cup frozen peas and carrots 2 eggs, whisked 2-3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce (or more as needed) 1 tsp sesame oil 2 green scallions, thinly sliced Read the Instructions here  

Quinoa Flakes, Flour & Seeds Salad

Add to ❤ Favorites Ingredients for 4 servings 125 g (4 oz) quinoa, rinsed and drained 320 ml (11 fl oz) water 2 mangoes, peeled and cut into chunks 2 Lebanese cucumbers, cut into chunks ½ red bell pepper (capsicum), cut into small chunks ½ yellow bell pepper (capsicum), cut into small chunks ½ orange bell pepper (capsicum), cut into small chunks 4 scallions (spring onions), sliced 1 handful fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 large pomegranate basil leaves, for garnish DRESSING juice of 1 lime 1 clove garlic, finely grated 1 tablespoon horseradish cream 2–3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper Read the Instructions here  

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Add to ❤ Favorites Ingredients for 4 servings QUINOA SALAD 1 1/2 cup dried quinoa 1 cup fresh corn 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 cup red onions, diced 1 jalapeño, seeded and sliced DRESSING 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup cilantro, minced juice of 2 limes 2 teaspoon cumin salt, to taste TOPPINGS (OPTIONAL) fresh cilantro avocado jalapeño, sliced Read the Instructions here  

Quinoa Lentil Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Add to ❤ Favorites This Quinoa Lentil Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette is packed full of protein, fiber, and healthy tastiness – it’s like a detox in a bowl! Ingredients for 2 servings For the Quinoa Lentil Salad ½ cup cooked quinoa* ½ cup cooked lentils** ¼ cup kale, packed ¼ cup canned/cooked garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed ¼ cup cucumber, peeled and diced ¼ cup carrot, diced (1/2 carrot) ¼ cup grape tomatoes, quartered 1 tbsp. red onion, finely diced ½ tbsp. raw sunflower seeds For the Lemon Vinaigrette ½ tsp. lemon zest 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tsp. raw honey ½ tsp. Dijon mustard ¼ tsp. sea salt ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper 3 tbsp. olive oil Read the Instructions here  

Quinoa Gado-Gado Bowl

Add to ❤ Favorites A modern take on a classic Indonesian dish called Gado-Gado! Quinoa replaces rice for added protein, fresh and steamed veggies add plenty of nutrition and fiber, and it’s all topped with a spicy, 2-minute peanut sauce! Ingredients for 2 servings GADO-GADO 1/2 cup (92 g) white or red quinoa, well rinsed and drained Scant 1 cup (230 ml) water 1 cup (100 g) greens beans, trimmed 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 3/4 cup (25 g) mung bean sprouts 2/3 cup (46 g) thinly shredded red cabbage 2 whole carrots, thinly sliced with a knife or mandolin SPICY PEANUT SAUCE 1/3 cup (80 g) salted creamy peanut butter (or sub almond butter, cashew butter, or sunbutter) 1 Tbsp (15 ml) gluten-free tamari (or soy sauce if not GF) 2-3 Tbsp (30-45 ml) maple syrup (to taste) 3 Tbsp (45 ml) lime juice 1 tsp chili garlic sauce, 1 Thai red chili, minced, or 1/4 tsp red pepper flake (more to taste) Water to thin (3-4 Tbsp or 45-60 ml) FOR SERVING optional Cilantro Lime wedges Red pepper flake Read the Instructions here  

Orange, Avocado, and Kale Quinoa Salad

Add to ❤ Favorites This healthy and delicious salad is refreshing and bursting with flavor. It is great served as a main dish or side dish. Ingredients for 4-6 servings For the Dressing: 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons honey Salt and pepper, to taste For the Salad: 1 bunch lacinato kale, ribs removed and finely chopped 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon juice Pinch of Kosher salt 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 large orange, peeled and chopped 1 large Cara Cara orange, peeled and chopped 1 large avocado, pitted, peeled, and chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 1/3 cup shelled pistachios 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese Read the Instructions here  

Kale Quinoa Salad with Walnuts, Cranberries, and Feta

Add to ❤ Favorites This kale quinoa salad is a healthy and hearty salad that stores well in the fridge, making it perfect for meal prep days. You’ll love the crunchy walnuts and sweet, chewy cranberries! Ingredients for 4-6 servings 4 cups loosely packed shredded kale 2 cups shredded brussels sprout leaves (about 1/2 pound of Brussels sprouts, shredded) 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup dried cranberries 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese 1 cup California Walnuts 1/2 cup poppy seed dressing Read the Instructions here  

Kale Quinoa salad

Add to ❤ Favorites Kale and Quinoa salad with an easy vinaigrette. It’s a healthy and delicious salad packed with good-for-you ingredients. Ingredients for 4 servings 3 cups packed kale, washed and dried and cut into small bite-sizes pieces 2 cups cooked quinoa 1/2 cup diced persian cucumbers 1/2 cup diced cherry or grape tomatoes VINAIGRETTE 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 2-3 tbsp honey 2-3 tbsp lemon juice Read the Instructions here