30+ Easy Recipes to Make with Quinoa
Quinoa Salad Recipes
Quinoa salads can take two shapes: this protein-rich seed can either serves as the base of the salad or you can mix a few scoops into your green salad to bulk it up. One thing you’ll want to remember is that anytime you meal prep quinoa salad, spread the cooked quinoa on a baking sheet and pop it in the fridge for a little while. This helps the quinoa cool faster and allows each individual grain to keep its toothsome texture.
Quinoa Bowl Recipes
The truth is that when you’re cooking up a one-bowl meal, any kind of rice or grain will work as a base. But quinoa happens to be the one I lean on most often. It adds a nutty flavor (especially the red or black varieties) and an extra punch of protein.
Breakfasts That Start with Quinoa
There are a lot of ways to work quinoa into your breakfast routine. Try adding some to your regular batch of oatmeal, bulking up a breakfast salad, or using quinoa as the base for a wholesome breakfast bowl.
Quinoa Side Dishes
If you’ve been cooking up a pot of plain quinoa as your go-to side dish, here’s a few fun ideas to take it a step further. Try a veggie-packed pilaf, a riff on tabbouleh, or stuffed peppers.