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As the new kid on the block, quinoa has exploded onto the food scene! This gluten free whole grain is closely related to spinach and beetroot and can be found in a wide variety of healthy dishes. Use quinoa for stuffed eggplant or filling salads. Quicker to prepare than rice, swap in quinoa for your next stir fry or use it in a casserole instead of noodles. With its colorful varieties, explore these quinoa recipes and get better acquainted with this complete protein.

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VIDEO: Rustic Cherry Tart

Craving sweet? This rustic cherry tart is easy, quick and delicious!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 shortcrust pastry
  • 3 cups / 750 g. of cherries
  • 1/3 cup / 60 g. of sugar
  • 2/3 cup / 60 g. of almond flour
  • 4 tbsp. of brown sugar
  • Pistachios
  • A dash of milk

METHOD: 

  1. Mix the cherries and sugar together. Let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Spread or roll out the shortcrust pastry, sprinkle with almond powder and brown sugar.
  3. Place the cherries in the center of the dough, leaving about 2 inches of free dough on the edges. Fold in the edges.
  4. Brush with milk (this will make the crust go golden), sprinkle with brown sugar and bake for 20 minutes at 350°F/180°C.
  5. Top with a handful of chopped pistachios, and serve!

Top rated Quinoa recipes

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Quinoa is a healthy, protein rich, low glycemic grain that can be prepared as you would any rice dish

  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1 TBLS. grapeseed oil (or canola oil)
  • 1 cup quinoa - cooked according to package directions
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 TBLS. chopped parsley
  • 1 TBLS. chopped basil
  • 1 small mozzarella cut in cubes
  • 1 pint of grape tomatoes cut in half
  • Drizzle of olive oil & Balsamic vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

We bring you the legendary recipe for the "Jennifer Salad"... Just for the true fans of the series!

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Quinoa (keen-wah, I said it wrong for SO long so it's OK for you to admit it too!) is a grain of exceptionally high...

  • 400 g beef mince
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely grated or crushed
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely diced
  • 1 Cup uncooked, rinsed quinoa
  • 1 1/2 Cups beef stock
  • 400 g can diced tomatoes
  • 400 g can red kidney beans, drained
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 Spring onions, sliced
4.3/5 (37 Votes)

Original pizza recipe where broccoli is the dough and EXTRA CHEESE is the topping! #GlutenFree

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Heat a wide pan with oil. Add ginger garlic paste to pan & fry it for few seconds

  • 1Cup cooked Quinoa
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 2Carrots sliced
  • 1Small bell pepper sliced
  • 1Cup fresh pineapple pieces
  • 1Tsp ginger garlic
  • 1Green chili sliced
  • 1Tsp garam masala or curry powder
  • 1/2Tsp red chili powder (Adjust acc.)
  • 1/4Tsp soy sauce
  • 1Tbs oil
  • Salt for Taste
  • Pinch of sugar (Optional)
  • Garnish
  • Few spring onions sliced
  • 2Tsp toasted coconut flakes
4.2/5 (19 Votes)

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This is my healthy healthy breakfast recipe which is full of protein and great taste along with being quick

  • 1 Cup Moong Dal – Ideally soaked overnight or atleast for 4hrs.
  • ½ Cup Quinoa – Ideally soaked overnight or atleast for 4hrs.
  • ½ Cup Oats – I’m using plain instant oats, you may use any variety*
  • 2 Large Green Chilies – Chopped Add as per taste
  • 1 Tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 Tsp Salt (As per your taste)
  • 2-3 Tbsp Water
  • ¼ Cup Olive Oil (U can use any other oil) – For making chilla/dosa/pancakes
  • 2 Tsp Sambhar Powder – Optional – To sprinkle on top.
4/5 (21 Votes)

Dive into summer with this fresh, light and healthy mango salad!

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Sesame seed seared ahi tuna Aromatic quinoa Sautéed kale Heart of Palm Avocado mousse

  • Garlic -2 cloves
  • Red onion-1/4 cup
  • Fennel bulb-1/4 cup
  • Apple cider vinegar- 4tbs
  • Salt-to taste
  • Black pepper- to taste
  • Red quinoa 1 cup
  • Water 2 cups
  • Oil- as needed
  • Ahi tuna
  • Sesame oil- 1 tablespoon
  • Sesame seeds white -as needed
  • Kale - 1 bunch
  • Heat of Palm - 1 stick
  • Avocado- one
  • Red wine Vinegar- 3 table spoons
  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp
4/5 (5 Votes)

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Mix all ingredients together and serve

  • 4 cups of cooked Quinoa ( note: 1 cup uncooked quinoa yields about 4 cups cooked)
  • 1 diced/sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar ( or white)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 3 tsp of Dijon
4.2/5 (14 Votes)

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Mix everything together in a large bowl

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (cooled)
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 3 TBS balsamic vinegar
  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 TBS Olive oil
  • 2 TBS Bourbon Smoked Salt
  • 3 TBS Bourbon Smoked Pepper
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4.1/5 (16 Votes)

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Cook quinoa per directions on bag

  • Quinoa
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Salsa
4/5 (8 Votes)

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Make a pot of quinoa

  • cooked quinoa
  • half or whole onion
  • 1-2 tomatoes
  • garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
  • portabella mushrooms
3.8/5 (12 Votes)

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Gluten Free

  • 1 cup quinoa (wash thoroughly and soak for 5 to 6 hours and drain water)
  • 1/2 cup water for grinding
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 2 to 3 green chillies
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro or coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 to 4 tablespoon oil
  • Iron or any skillet to make Dosa
3.6/5 (10 Votes)

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