Cooking with Quinoa Part II

You all must love some quinoa! Thanks for the responses and feedback from the first Cooking with Quinoa post! Well here are 2 more quinoa recipes to add this superfood to your breakfast and lunch!

Quinoa for Breakfast

Prepare quinoa on the stovetop. One cup of quinoa, two cups of water. Boil, simmer, and cover. Add dried or fresh fruits, nuts, and/or milk. Here are a couple of delicious combinations. Cook your spices or dried fruit in with the quinoa for added flavor.

  • Peanut Butter and banana
  • Almond milk, raisins, and cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
  • Coconut milk, macadamia nuts, and dried mango
  • Peaches and soy milk
  • Dried cranberries and orange zest
Now onto lunch- Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Prepare quinoa: 1 cup quinoa, 2 cups water. Boil, cover, and simmer. Set quinoa aside.
Roast 1 red pepper and 1 small eggplant. Remove and let cool.
Dice red pepper and eggplant. Add to quinoa.
Add white onion, kalamata olives, spinach, black or garbanzo beans, and/or feta cheese.
Mix together with half tablespoon of olive oil and fresh lemon juice.
Chill and enjoy!
And that’s cooking with quinoa!

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