Quinoa, 5 Ways

If you’re looking for some new, creative quinoa recipes—we’ve got 5 you’ll love!

Quinoa-a-holics have been sprouting all over the nation. If you’re looking for some new, creative quinoa recipes—we’ve got 5 you’ll love!

Asian-Style

This Asian-inspired warm quinoa salad is a quick side dish for any weeknight dinner. Wrap leftovers in a whole-wheat tortilla for a high-protein brown-bag lunch.

Smoothie

Toss out your protein powder! This deliciously healthy breakfast smoothie is made with almonds, quinoa and oats has 9 grams of protein per serving.

Recipe: Horchata
Bean Salad

Beans + quinoa = a winning combination. Beans are chock full of fiber, B-vitamins, iron, calcium and zinc while quinoa provides protein, B vitamins, potassium and selenium.

Clusters

Combine quinoa, whole-grain oats, sunflower seeds, pistachios and dried mango with maple syrup and canola oil to make these simple snack clusters.

Mexican-Style

Hot pepper, adobo seasoning, garlic, and onions dress up this quinoa salad. Leftovers can be added to scrambled eggs or used as a topping for homemade pizza.

Recipe: Yellow Quinoa 
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