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Caprese Quinoa Bake

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
2 cups crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 cups cooked quinoa
2 cups cooked and shredded chicken
3 cups baby spinach
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup chopped basil, divided

Preheat the oven to broil.

Heat oil in a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the crushed tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and red pepper flakes. Stir in the quinoa and shredded chicken. Add the spinach and cook until the spinach has wilted. Remove from the heat and top with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella and Parmesan. Broil quinoa bake until the cheese has melted, 3 to 4 minutes. Garnish with basil.
Enjoy!

Salmon & Quinoa Cakes

1 (8-ounce) skinless salmon fillet, diced
1 cup cooked quinoa
3 tablespoons ground almonds
1 egg
2 tablespoons chopped dill
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 lemon, juiced
Olive oil for frying
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Blend the salmon in a food processor until it is finely chopped. Transfer the salmon into a large mixing bowl. Add the quinoa, almonds, egg, dill, garlic clove, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Shape the mixture into 6 patties.

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the fish cakes, covered, until they are golden, about 3 to 4 minutes and flip. Continue to cook until the remaining side is golden and the salmon cake is firm.
Enjoy!

Yogurt Dill Dip
1 cup Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons chopped dill
2 green onions, finely chopped
1/2 lemon, zest and juice
1 garlic clove, grated
Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper

In a medium bowl, mix all of the ingredients together.
Enjoy!

Fruity Quinoa Salad

3 cups cooked quinoa
1 mango, diced
1 cup quartered strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 cup blackberries
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon chia seeds for garnish

In a large serving bowl, toss the quinoa with the fruit, lemon juice and honey. Serve with the vanilla yogurt and sprinkle with the chia seeds.
Enjoy!

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Dinner LIVE | Veggie Fried Quinoa

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Back-to-school Lunch: Chinese Fried Quinoa

Chinese Fried Quinoa

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Calories per serving: Delicious!

Chinese Fried Quinoa

Ingredients

  • 2-3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 2 eggs (optional)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sriracha (optional)
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large wok or fying pan, heat sesame oil over high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cooking, stirring frequently, until translucent.
  3. Add carrots and peas and cook for 2 or 3 minutes until they begin to soften.
  4. Push veggies over to one side of the pan and on the other side of the pan, scramble two eggs.
  5. Combine the veggies and eggs and stir in cooked quinoa.
  6. Add soy sauce and sriracha.
  7. Finish with green onions.
  8. Enjoy!
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Back-to-school Lunch: Tangy Thai Quinoa

Tangy Thai Quinoa

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Calories per serving: Delicious!

Tangy Thai Quinoa

Ingredients

    For the quinoa
  • 2-3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • ¼ red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • ½ cup edamame, cooked
  • For the sauce
  • 1 tsp peanut butter
  • 1-2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp ginger, grated
  • chili flakes to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine quinoa, cabbage, peppers, carrots and edamame. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, lime, garlic, ginger and chili flakes.
  3. If the mixture is too thick, thin it out with more soy sauce or a drizzle of oil.
  4. Pour over quinoa and mix well.
  5. Enjoy!
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Back-to-school Lunch: Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Calories per serving: Delicious!

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 crown broccoli, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup white cheddar, shredded
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine vegetable broth and quinoa in a medium saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for ten minutes.
  4. After ten minutes, add broccoli florets, cover and continue to simmer for an additional five minutes.
  5. Stir in salt, pepper, paprika and shredded cheese.
  6. Cover and let sit for five minutes.
  7. Enjoy!
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Quinoa Cookies

Quinoa Cookies

Quinoa Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quinoa cooked
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup peanut butter (or the nut/seed butter of your choice)
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes or rolled oats
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp salt

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mash banana with a fork.
  2. Mix in peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract.
  3. Add quinoa, quinoa flakes and salt.
  4. Spoon dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 375º for 20 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!
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