20 Easy & Delicious Quinoa Recipes

20 Easy & Delicious Quinoa Recipes

As we head to the ever so lovely “bikini season” a.k.a dreaded season a.k.a.a. i-wish-i-wouldn’t-have-eaten-that-last-cookie-now-i-need-to-go-run-3-miles season; its time to get serious about healthy eating! A great way to start is by using quinoa in your recipes.

What is Quinoa? Well, it is essentially a seed that is gluten-free and whole grain.  When cooked up tastes like a cross between oatmeal and rice. It is high in protein, low in fat, has a good amount of fiber and iron, and contains no gluten.

In order to get you started on your gluten-free Quinoa adventure here are 20 amazingly light, easy, and healthy Quinoa Recipes. They range from desserts to burgers to salads and even breakfast foods. I hope you enjoy. Let me know which one was your favorite!

Spinach & Cheddar Quinoa Cakes with Creamy Buffalo Dip | Running to the Kitchen

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Honey Chipotle Chicken Quinoa Bowls | How Sweet it is

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Coconut Almond Breakfast Quinoa | Our Best Bites

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Creamy Caprese Quinoa Bake | Half Baked Harvest

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Unforgetable Chocolate Quinoa Cake | Barefeet in the Kitchen

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Thai Peanut Chicken Quinoa Bowls | Iowa Girl Eats

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Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers | Damn Delicious

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Garlic Butter Shrimp with Quinoa | Pinch of Yum

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Chocolate Chip Quinoa Muffins | Yummy Healthy Easy

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Baked Eggs with Quinoa and Fresh Salsa | This Gal Cooks

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Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers | Love & Lemons

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Brussel Sprouts with Quinoa & Cranberries | With Style & Grace

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Quinoa Coconut Mango Breakfast Cookies | Healthful Pursuit

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Mexican Quinoa & Sweet Potato Casserole | Fit Foodie Finds

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 Black Bean, Feta & Avocado Quinoa Wrap with Avocado Tahini Sauce | Cooking Quinoa

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Kale Quinoa Minestrone | Cooking Classy

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Quinoa Fudge Brownies | Jeanettes Healthy Living

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Crispy Baked Quinoa Crusted Chicken Parmesan | Closet Cooking

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Veggie Fried Quinoa | Nosh and Nourish

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Pomegranate Salad with Quinoa | I Heart Naptime

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 For more Gluten-Free Recipes follow my *GLUTEN-FREE* Pinterest Board:
Follow Krista @ Joyful Healthy Eats’s board *Gluten-Free Eating* on Pinterest.


 

 

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Lovely comments

    • says

      Thanks Chris… I know that one and the brownie one are on my list of one to dry… and the pomegranate one… and the burger.. ok.. all of them! :)

    • says

      haha.. no problem. :) It is just around the corner, the pool opens here next month.. yippee! :) Thanks for the pin girl, hope you have a great rest of the day!

  1. says

    Thanks for sharing so many great Quinoa recipes. I just started cooking with this wonderful food about 2 months ago and can’t get enough! Thanks for sharing on Cast Party Wednesday.

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