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High in protein and fiber, quinoa is versatile and tasty. Start stocking it in your pantry for quick and easy meals.
High in protein and fiber, quinoa is versatile and tasty. Start stocking it in your pantry for quick and easy meals.

Quick and Easy Quinoa Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa is versatile and tasty. Start stocking it in your pantry for quick and easy meals.

High in protein and fiber, quinoa is versatile and tasty. Start stocking it in your pantry for quick and easy meals.

Most of us don’t just run the trails we run, run, run all day. We have busy lives and very little time to prepare healthy meals. I’m always on the lookout for fast food that doesn’t come from McDonalds or Taco Bell. So today I’m sharing 23 quick and easy quinoa recipes.

For those who may not be familiar with quinoa, it’s actually a seed that is prepared like a whole grain. It’s a great substitute for rice and pasta and takes on the flavor of what ever you cook it with. It is a powerhouse of fiber and it is a complete protein. For ideas on how to cook quinoa, here’s a collection of ¬†over 20 quinoa recipes found on CookingLight.com to choose from.

Quick and Easy Quinoa Recipes

Here’s one of my favorites

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, tomatoes and spinach

Quinoa is a gluten free and cholesterol free so it really works with most special needs diets just add proteins and your favorite veggies and you’ve got a healthy meal. Quinoa is also great served cold so make extra and enjoy the leftovers for lunch the next day.

To read all of the quinoa recipes go to CookingLight.com

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