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Cookbook Review: CIG Quinoa Cookbook

Updated on October 1, 2012

Are you looking for ideas of new ways to prepare quinoa?

Whether you’re looking to add variety to a gluten-free diet or if you just want to find more ways to incorporate this nutrition-packed seed into your diet, the more than 180 easy-to-follow recipes presented in The Complete Idiot’s Guide Quinoa Cookbook will provide you with plenty of great ideas you can use.

About CIG Quinoa Cookbook

While quinoa seems to be most typically served as a side dish, there are plenty of other ways you can prepare this tasty seed. With the CIG Quinoa Cookbook as your guide, you’ll learn how to create many additional types of quinoa dishes, including breakfast, man course, appetizer and even dessert selections.

The book starts out with general information that you need to know if you’re going to cook with quinoa, including nutritional benefits and facts, tips for buying and storing, cooking information and more.

The majority of the book focuses on recipes. Examples of the delicious dishes you can learn how to prepare when you read this book include:

  • Black Hummus with Quinoa
  • Eggplant Quinoa Parmesan
  • Key Lime Pie with Quinoa Crust
  • Lentil Stew with Quinoa
  • Pomegranate Apple Quinoa Salad
  • Quinoa Egg White Omelet
  • Quinoa Tomato Bruschetta
  • Savory Rosemary Quinoa Breakfast Scones
  • Many additional dishes

Add Meal Variety with Quinoa

If you’re tired of eating the “same old” recipes over and over, using this cookbook is a great way to add variety to your family’s meals. You just might find that quinoa dishes become a family favorite once you prepare a few of the great recipes found in this easy-to-use book.


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    carol stanley 5 years ago from Arizona

    We eat quinoa at least once or twice a week. However it is the same old way. I like all these ideas so will bookmark and vote up ...