This salad is filled with nutrients that will boost your mood and decrease your anxiety.
One of the first grains to be dubbed a ‘superfood’, quinoa is a complete protein (possessing all nine essential amino acids) and is packed full of nutrients that may help regulate blood pressure.
The Incas called quinoa ‘the mother of all grains’ due to its excessive nutritional value. You can spruce up the colour of the plate by using white, red and black quinoa.
High in protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals quinoa is highly nutritious, with a mild flavour.
Like a burrito bowl, only so much better.
This Mushroom Quinoa Risotto boosts fibre and protein by swapping arborio rice for a whole grain.
Enjoy this healthy meat-free burger created by holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy
Adapt this recipe to any leftover vegetables in your crisper, the more the merrier! Halved cherry tomatoes are a great substitute if you don’t have sun-dried tomatoes.
Quinoa is a gluten-free, high-protein grain. This brightly-coloured quick side dish will boost your soluble-fibre intake, too. For added protein, add lactose-free cheese or a cup of lactose-free milk.
This quinoa salad is very high in magnesium and makes a tasty side to a weeknight meal
Start dinner off with these spicy, iron-packed peppers. This recipe is low-fat and healthful
These are convenient appetizers at a party or buffet, as the lettuce leaf acts as a small cup that can be easily picked up and eaten from the hand’no need for utensils.
A great salad to tote to a potluck or dish up at a summer barbecue.
Quinoa, a nutritious grain from South America, has a texture similar to split lentils when cooked. It contains more protein than any other grain and is also lower in carbohydrate content. Here it is combined with grilled zucchini, peppers, cherry tomatoes and onions, then baked with tangy goat cheese on top. Serve with a mixed leaf salad.
Quick-cooking quinoa is combined with mango, red pepper and walnuts for a tasty, healthful salad.
This quick one-pot meal is high in protein, low in fat’and easy to make.
Garlic, olive oil, shiitake mushrooms and walnuts’what could be a more perfect blend for a side dish? Add to that the combination of two superfoods in one salad ‘ quinoa and walnuts ‘ and the side dish becomes a star on its own.