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Updated on May 21, 2013

Quintessential Quinoa Recipes

Dubbed as "quintessential", a "Super Food," and "Power Food," quinoa is a seed that health-savvy people love. If quinoa is not yet one of your staples, these yummy tried-and-true recipes will change that.

The following recipes will excite the palate and, at the same time, provide important nutritional benefits for your whole family.

Why Quinoa Recipes?

For the health conscious.

Once considered an alternative crop or a niche food, quinoa is now becoming increasingly common in North America. Interest in the superior nutritional properties of quinoa has encouraged cooks at all skill levels to create unique dishes to please themselves and their families and intrigue dinner party guests. Nutritious quinoa has sparked the interest of the health-conscious, those seeking weight loss and those on high-protein-diets.

Golden Hash Browns
Golden Hash Browns

Golden hash browns are sure to be a hit at breakfast. These golden hash browns are enhanced with nutritious quinoa. Serve them with ketchup, topped with salsa, sour cream or melted cheddar cheese.

  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 15 min
  • Ready in: 30 min
  • Yields: 4

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) water
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) peeled and grated raw potato
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) butter

Instructions

  1. Bring the water and quinoa to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cover and reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes. Turn the heat off and leave on the burner, covered, for another 6 minutes. Fluff with a fork and allow the quinoa to cool.
  2. Mix the cooked quinoa with the potato, egg and salt.
  3. Preheat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and melt 1 tsp (5 ml) of the butter. Working in batches, use a 1/3 cup (80 ml) measure to scoop the potato mixture into the hot skillet. Use a spatula to flatten the mixture to 1/2 inch (1 cm) thickness. Cook the patties for 5 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Cook the remaining mixture, adding 1 tsp (5ml) of butter to the pan prior to each batch. Garnish as desired and serve immediately.
Cast your vote for GOLDEN HASH BROWNS

Best Quinoa Cookbook - Quinoa 365

I have advertised this cookbook in my other Quinoa lenses and it is the one I use now all the time. This book truly offers something for everyone, including babies, vegetarians and people living gluten-free.

In "Quinoa 365," sisters Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming show you how to use this miraculous super food in all your favorite dishes.

Chocolate Quinoa Crepes with Bananas
Chocolate Quinoa Crepes with Bananas

Chocolate Quinoa Crepes with Bananas - Serve for Breakfast or Brunch

A decadent morning dish full of nutrition. Topped with bananas (and a bit of chocolate sauce if you want to indulge), these light chocolate crepes are not as sinful as they appear.

  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 15 min
  • Ready in: 30 min
  • Yields: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup (80ml) quinoa flour
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) white sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) 1% or 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) water
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) plain yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) pure vanilla extract
  • 4 bananas (sliced)
  • Chocolate sauce (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine the quinoa flour, cocoa, white sugar and salt in a medium bowl, mixing well. Whisk in the egg whites, mixing gently. Slowly add the milk and water, blending until smooth.
  2. Lightly grease or spray a small frying pan with cooking oil and place over medium heat. When the pan is hot, pour about 2 Tbsp (30 ml) of the crepe batter into the pan, spreading evenly to coat. Fry until the edges begin to turn golden brown and flip, cooking about 30 seconds per side. Set aside on a plate. Repeat until all the crepes are done (you will have about 8 crepes).
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the yogurt, brown sugar and vanilla to make the filling. Spread about 3 Tbsp (45 ml) of the filling onto each crepe. Add some sliced bananas. Wrap the crepe gently by folding in each side. Garnish the top of each crepe with additional sliced bananas and drizzle with chocolate sauce (if using). Serve immediately.
Mango Chicken Quinoa
Mango Chicken Quinoa

Mango Chicken Quinoa - Everyday Entrees

The addition of sweet, tart mangoes make this dish exotic.

  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 15 min
  • Ready in: 30 min
  • Yields: 4 - 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 ml) chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 cup (250 ml) quinoa
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) olive oil
  • 4 boneless (skinless) chicken breasts (diced)
  • 1 1/4 cups (310 ml) diced zucchini
  • 1 cup (250 ml) diced red bell pepper (about 1 pepper)
  • 1 Tbsp (30 ml) orange juice
  • 1 ripe mango (diced)
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup (250 ml) shredded aged cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) light sour cream

Instructions

  1. Bring the stock and quinoa to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cover, reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Turn the heat off and leave the covered saucepan on the burner for another 6 minutes. Fluff with a fork and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the diced chicken and cook for 5 minutes, stirring the chicken to lightly brown on all sides. Add the zucchini and red pepper and continue to cook for another 10 minutes, until the vegetables are tender and the chicken is thoroughly cooked. Add the orange juice and stir to coat all the ingredients. Continue cooking until the mixture is warm throughout. Fold in the mango and cilantro and allow to heat slightly.
  3. To serve, place a layer of quinoa on individual serving plates and top with the mango chicken mixture. Garnish with the cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream. Serve immediately.
The Perfect Baked Potato (with Quinoa)
The Perfect Baked Potato (with Quinoa)

The Perfect Baked Potato (with Quinoa) - Everyday Entree

Long consigned to side-dish status, the baked potato now has a chance to be the main attraction. Broccoli, bacon, red quinoa and aged cheddar cheese take a simple potato to a new level. Leave out the bacon to make a vegetarian or gluten-free version.

  • Prep time: 30 min
  • Cook time: 30 min
  • Ready in: 1 hour
  • Yields: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 medium baking potatoes
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 Tbsp (90 ml) water
  • 3 Tbsp (45 ml) red quinoa
  • 1 cup (250 ml) milk
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) butter (melted)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 ml) broccoli florets (stemed for 8 min. and finely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) shredded aged cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup (185 ml) chopped cooked bacon (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F Degrees (200 C). Wash and dry the potatoes, and then lightly brush them with olive oil. Bake on the center oven rack for 50 to 60 minutes, until they are soft.
  2. While the potatoes bake, bring the water and quinoa to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 10 minutes. Turn the heat off and leave the covered saucepan on the burner 6 minutes. Fluff with a fork and set aside.
  3. Heat the milk on the stove or in the microwave until hot. Remove the potatoes from the oven and make a lengthwise opening on each one. Use an oven mitt to hold the potato firmly, and gently scoop out the potato flesh. Mash the potato. Add the hot milk, butter and salt and blend until smooth and free of lumps. Stir in the broccoli, 1 cup (250 ml) of the cheddar cheese, the quinoa and the bacon (if using).
  4. Gently scoop the potato mixture back into the potato skins. Top the stuffed potatoes with the remaining 1/2 cup (125 ml) cheddar cheese and the green onion. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 8 to 10 minutes, until the potato is warm and the cheese is bubbly. Serve with sour cream (if using).

Amazing Health Benefits of Quinoa - By Nutritionalist - Karen Roth NS, NC

Please Note: I was going to put a nutritional chart here but this nutritionalist says it all.

10 Quinoa Recipes - How to cook and use in recipes.

Recipes demonstrated here are:

1. How to cook Quinoa

2. Quinoa Vegetable Soup (pressure cooker style)

3. Quinoa Chicken Primavera (A great recipe!)

4. Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe (with chicken and fruit)

5. Quinoa Pulao Recipe

6. Quinoa Tacos

7. Turkey Burger (with guacamole)

8. Coconut Quinoa Curry (super fast - recipe at the end)

9. Fried Quinoa cakes (with bacon, eggs and mushrooms)

10. Patak's Curried Quinoa with Coconut and Tomatoes

Banana Quinoa Muffins
Banana Quinoa Muffins

Banana Quinoa Muffins - Everyday Treats

Store-bought muffins can contain excessive amounts of fat. These muffins are easy to make, super-healthy and truly enjoyable to eat.

Dry roasting quinoa in a pan or in the oven, before cooking will give a toasted flavor, and it can be cooked in fruit juice to add character to the flavor for use as a breakfast cereal or in desserts.

  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 20 min
  • Ready in: 35 min
  • Yields: 1 Dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp (39 ml) light agave syrup
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 4 Tbsp (60 ml) olive oil
  • 3/4 (185 ml) cup milk
  • 1/2 (125 ml) cup quinoa (uncooked)
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • 2 medium bananas (mashed)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).
  2. Line a 12 cupcake pan with cupcake papers.
  3. Combine flour and baking powder in a large bowl.
  4. Beat egg, agave, and oil and water together in a small bowl. Add mashed bananas. Add the egg mixture, milk and quinoa to the flour and mix with a spatula until combined. (Do not beat.)
  5. Portion into cupcake molds and bake for 20 minutes. Let cool in pan before removing from mold.
Quinoa Chocolate Chunk Shortbread
Quinoa Chocolate Chunk Shortbread

Quinoa Chocolate Chunk Shortbread - Everyday treat or gift

This shortbread has the nutritious advantage of guinoa but still has that melt-in-your-mouth goodness. These cookies look great decorated.

Note: These cookies do not ship well when they have been cooked. The recipient will receive them resembling a pile of crumbs. (Believe me .. it happened to me!)

An easy method for shipping the cookies is to form the dough into a log, chill it in the refrigerator and wrap it in wax paper, then a tube that is used for shipping pictures. They can be cooked by the recipient.

  • Prep time: 30 min
  • Cook time: 30 min
  • Ready in: 1 hour
  • Yields: 2 1/2 Dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (185 ml) quinoa flour
  • 1 cup (250 ml) butter
  • 1 cup (250 ml) superfine sugar (for white sugar)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) chocolate chunks or chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 500 F (260 C).
  2. Sift the flours together and evenly spread the mixture onto a large baking sheet. Place on the top oven rack for 4 to 5 minutes, until the flour has a lightly toasted appearance. Remove the pan from the oven gently stir the flour and toast for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven and let cool for 1 to 2 minutes. Sift the flour into a large bowl. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 F (180 C).
  4. Cream the butter and sugar in a separate bowl. Slowly add the flour, mixing well. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes.
  5. Roll the dough into 2-inch (5 cm) balls and place them at least 2 inches (5 cm) apart on a large baking sheet.
  6. Gently press a small chocolate chunk (or several chocolate chips) into the middle of each cookie.
  7. Place on the center rack of the oven and bake for 18 to 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool on the baking sheet for 10 to 15 minutes. Store the cookies in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Many other ways to use quinoa in recipes. - One of the world's healthiest foods.

Quinoa flowering
Quinoa flowering

Photo courtesy of Will Borden - Fine Art America.com

Cooked quinoa is excellent in hot casseroles and soups, stews, in stir-fries, or cold in salads. The seeds cook very quickly, in only 15 minutes. Uncooked seeds may be added to soups and stews as you would barley or rice and quinoa is often substituted for rice in rice dishes.

Cold salads consisting of quinoa seeds and/or leaves and chopped vegetables or cooked beans make a quick, easy, and nutritious dish.

Quinoa flour is used in making pasta and a variety of baked goods such as pancakes, bread, muffins, and crackers.

Love the Crunch?

* * Quinoa seeds can be sprouted and eaten as raw, live food for snacks or in salads and sandwiches. To sprout the seeds, soak about 1/3 cup seeds in a jar for 2 to 4 hours, then drain and rinse the seeds twice a day for 2 to 4 days. When the sprouts are about 1 inch long, place them near a window for chlorophyll to develop, which will give them a vibrant green color.

The shorter the sprouts , the longer they last in the refrigerator. Be sure to use longer sprouts quickly, preferably within 24 hours.

Another fascinating way of using quinoa is to "pop" the seeds in a dry skillet and eat them as a dry cereal.

Warning

Due to the relatively high oil and fat content of quinoa, the grains and flour should be stored in glass jars in the refrigerator. Use the grains within a year and flour within 3 months.

Amazon has it.

Quinoa is high in iron, has a distinctive flavor and a fluffy texture. It is considered a complete vegetarian protein on par with dairy. Quinoa makes a tasty choice for casseroles, pilafs and even salads when cooked.

Arrowhead Mills Organic Quinoa, 14 Ounce (Pack of 6)
Arrowhead Mills Organic Quinoa, 14 Ounce (Pack of 6)

Separated from whole grain with pure water.

Natural protein portion of grain.

Made and manufactured according to USDA Certified Organic standards.

 

Love 'em or leave 'em. Please leave a comment and if you have a favorite recipe you would like me to include or find, please let me know. I will do my best to facilitate your wish.

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      JenniferAkers LM 4 years ago

      I'm gluten free now and tried quinoa twice: once in a quinoa pasta, which I loved; the other from a boxed, spiced quinoa (which I didn't like). I have friends who love it, so I figured I just needed to find the right recipes. Yours sound good - thank you for this lens!!

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      mrsclaus411 4 years ago

      You can add quinoa to just about anything. These recipes look really good.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I still haven't tried quinoa but you sure have my mouth watering with your taste temping recipes that are delicious and good for us, what a great combo! Beautifully and appetizingly presented with yum!

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      RuralFloridaLiving 4 years ago

      I've had quinoa and really like it. Haven't yet tried to cook with it, though. Thanks for the recipes. I'll have to get them a try.

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      lewisgirl 4 years ago

      I love quinoa. Great lens!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great recipes! Noticed though on the baked potato - you don't need to take out the bacon to make this gluten free. Taking it out would certainly make it vegetarian, but bacon is almost always free of gluten in any form, as it is just meat. Remember - gluten is just in wheat, barley, and rye. While sneaky sometimes, it isn't in "everything" and really not that hard to avoid if you eat food like your *smirk* perfect baked potato.

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      DarrenVeronica 5 years ago

      Great recipes. I love Quinoa and have been eating it for over 10 years, such a great food. The Mango Chicken Quinoa recipe is calling out to me, they are 3 of my favorite foods. I am gonna have to make it on evening next week :-) Thanks for this great lens - Darren

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      Evelyn 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Thanks for the great breakfast ideas. Quinoa has become a staple in my home. I love to make quinoa patties with cheddar, cottage cheese, grated carrots, green onions, cumin and garlic. They're great on pitas topped with Greek yogurt and sliced cucumbers.

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      Love these recipe ideas.

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      DecoratingMom411 5 years ago

      These recipes sound delicious and healthy too.

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      beaworkathomemom 5 years ago

      So many delicious quinoa recipes, thank you for sharing.

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      LadyFlashman 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Wow I had no idea that quinoa was so versatile! I eat it for breakfast with berries and honey or in salads for lunch, but I will have to try your hash brown and shortbread recipes. I love the blog 101cookbooks.com which features loads of delicious quinoa recipes - you must check it out!

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      kburns421 lm 5 years ago

      I just recently tried quinoa and really liked it. I'll have to try some of these recipes since I don't really have preferred recipe for it yet!

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      vaigavenugopal 5 years ago

      really yummy and healthy dishes..I started readin regularly your lens..:)

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      Sher Ritchie 5 years ago

      I LOVE your lens! I've featured it on mine: http://www.squidoo.com/national-chocolate-chip-coo... - thanks for sharing!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Steph Tietjen: Try them .. you'll love them. Thank you for your visit. I'll be seeing you soon.

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      Stephanie Tietjen 5 years ago from Albuquerque, New Mexico

      I always have Quinoa in the house, but it sits on the shelf as I've never found any great recipe, but thanks to you, it looks like its gonna change. I like the hash browns and baked potato ideas to start. THANK YOU

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Wedding Mom: Wonderful! I'm happy that you happened by. Thank you for your squidlike and comment.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @sudokunut: I have made both of these recipes and they are indeed good. I can recommend them. Thank you for visiting!

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      Wedding Mom 5 years ago

      Great lens. I have been looking for quinoa recipes and these sound delicious.

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      Mark Falco 5 years ago from Reno, Nevada

      I'll have to try some of these. The quinoa muffins look particularly tempting as does the shortbread.

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      Chazz 5 years ago from New York

      As someone new to a gluten-free diet I really appreciate your wonderful Quinoa recipes. Thanks for sharing. Blessed and featured on "Still Wing-ing it on Squidoo: My second year as a Squid Angel."

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @delia-delia: Thank you for the visit .. comment and blessing. More recipes to come. I do hope that you will return.

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      Delia 5 years ago

      Whoa another Quinoa lens!!! lots of good recipes here...and another Quinoa ~d-artist Squid Angel Blessing~

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      VisFeminea 5 years ago

      Thank you for the Amazing Recipes

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Rangoon House: Thank you for the blessing and including this lens on your CSS.

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      Consider this blessed and also included on my lens - Colossal Squid Stars.

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      Thank you for this lens - quinoa is in my pantry, doing just that! I know we need to eat it, but have obviously been waiting for your ray of inspiration!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @SquidooPower: Thank you for letting me know this. I hope that you like quinoa as much as my family does.

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      SquidooPower 5 years ago

      My wife and I are intrigued by this lens and these recipes and will be trying them in the near future.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Relative Perspect: I'm experimenting with the sprouts now. I just love Quinoa.

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      Relative Perspect 5 years ago

      I'm looking forward to trying these out - thanks for sharing!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Diana Wenzel: Thank you so much for the visit. I hope you like Quinoa, most people do and so much can be done with it and it is a nice substitute for meat.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Einar A: Those little seeds do sprout fast! I found that unlike other sprouting foods like beans, quinoa sprouts in three days. That is why it is good to keep it in the refrigerator so that it doesn't get a fluctuation in temperature that causes it to sweat.

      Thank you for visiting and commenting. Happy eating!

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      Einar A 5 years ago

      Thanks for all the great looking recipes! I like using quinoa in soup in place of barley or rice, and have been sprouting it, too. Amazing how quickly those tiny seeds sprout! Some quinoa you buy will have been washed too thoroughly (to remove the bitter saponins that protect the grains as they grow) to sprout, but I've found that often even if your quinoa has been washed, germination rates in sprouting usually tend to be pretty good.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @ClassyGals: I'm so glad that you dropped by. Thank you for the blessing, comment and like.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Deadicated LM: I agree, deadicated. It is nice to have a variety. Thank you for visiting this lens, commenting and leaving a thumbs up.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @burntchestnut: Thank you for your visit. I appreciate it and will visit you soon.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @BarbaraCasey: I'm so happy that you are going to try some of these recipes. Once you try them you'll not want to go back to the heavier cereals. Thank you for your visit.

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      Renaissance Woman 5 years ago from Colorado

      Fantastic collection of quinoa recipes! Can't wait to try them. Thank you!

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      Cynthia Davis 5 years ago from Pittsburgh

      Thank you for sharing these quinoa recipes. I learned something new today, never heard of quinoa before. I'll be bookmarking this lens. Blessed**

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      Deadicated LM 5 years ago

      Great lens, I'm a huge fan of grains as of late; instead of rice (the most played out grain/seed) people should give other grains a try.

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      burntchestnut 5 years ago

      Great lens. I always wondered how to cook or use quinoa. Now I'll go buy some.

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      BarbaraCasey 5 years ago

      This is great. I've seen quinoa on the Food Network and always figured it'd be too difficult to work with. I love the printable recipes, three of which are now sitting on my printer, ready to check off which ingredients I still need to get. I came questing and found just what I needed.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Johanna Eisler: Thank you for your visit and comment. Quinoa is a nice addition to the variety of our meals now and I hope that it will be for yours also.

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      Johanna Eisler 6 years ago

      I agree with Kathy. Actually, I've just started cooking with quinoa, and love it! But you have opened up a whole new world of quinoa adventure - I can hardly wait to try it! Thank you!

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @kathysart: It definitely is another alternative to the potato/rice dishes we are used to. Thank you for visiting. I'll be to see you soon.

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      kathysart 6 years ago

      WOW.. I had never thought of doing anything else with quinoa but to just cook it like rice, this opens a whole new way of thinking for sure! THANKS ~ THUMBS UP!!

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @goo2eyes lm: I'm happy that you confirmed my opinion. I'll be to visit you soon.

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @anonymous: It is that, delicious I mean! I think you're going to love it!

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      goo2eyes lm 6 years ago

      really tastes delicious.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I need to explore the Quinoa thing, it looks utterly delicious.

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @APackageAtTheDoor: They are yummy! Tried and tasted (tested) by yours truly.

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @julieannbrady: Thank you for your visit Julie. I didn't put a pkg of quinoa on the lens because I have it on my other lenses about quinoa. Maybe I should have one package here so that you can compare prices with your local grocer. Thanks again.

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @WillBorden: Thank you stopping by reading, commenting and liking this lens. I hope that someone will make some of these recipes for you OR maybe you'll be able to make them yourself. :)

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      APackageAtTheDoor 6 years ago

      Chocolate Quinoa Crepes with bananas, sounds yummy! Thanks!

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      julieannbrady 6 years ago

      Well, since I was learning more about Quinoa, it makes sense that I check out the recipes ... I need to go shopping today, I'll have to see if Publix has it! How much does it cost? Did I miss the package of Quinoa?

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      WillBorden 6 years ago

      Hi Laraine,

      I'm thoroughly convinced that including quinoa in one's diet is the way to go!! Mouth-watering recipes outlined here- yum!!!

      Thank you for the fine info on quinoa- you always do such a terrific job of your Squidoo lenses!!

      Sincerely,

      Will