Q: I need to ask about recipes using quinoa. My husband is on dialysis and needs to eat more protein.
Quinoa seems to be a good additive. What else can I put it on or in?
Sent by Dorothy
Editor: Dorothy, quinoa is such a flexible, wonderful "grain". We say "grain" because it isn't really a grain, although it has the culinary characteristics of one. It's definitely full of protein! One way to really up your quotient of quinoa is to eat it for breakfast, in a breakfast pudding. Here are some suggestions for recipes:
• Looking for a Sweet Quinoa Porridge Recipe
Here are other ideas, including the recipes pictured above. We really love quinoa pilafs:
• Recipe: Quinoa Salad with Grapes
• Five Ways to Eat: Quinoa
• How to Cook Quinoa
Readers, what are your favorite ways to eat quinoa?
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