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!


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.


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.


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


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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