6 Delicious Ways To Cook With Quinoa – LEAH ITSINES

6 Delicious Ways To Cook With Quinoa

I LOVE quinoa!

It's such a great way to bulk up your meals and pack it with nutrients.

Not only is quinoa gluten-free and high in protein, it is one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids! How amazing is that!

It's also high in potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E, fiber, magnesium, B vitamins and iron.

Plus, it's a great replacement for rice, if you're looking for something different.

So I wanted to share 6 delicious and healthy ways to cook with quinoa!

All of the recipes are super easy and perfect for dinner, lunches or 3pm work snacks.

Let's get into it...

1. Beetroot and Haloumi Salad

Uhhh haloumi has to be my favourite cheese, ever! Its so soft, and such a great addition to salads! Pair it with quinoa and beetroot and you're in heaven.

 

haloumi beetroot salad

 

2. Budget Friendly Poke Bowl

I have always loved poke bowls, but there sometimes on the expensive side! but....never fear....the canned tuna and quinoa have come to the rescue!

 

tuna poke bowl

 

3. Zucchini and Quinoa Slice

Zucchini, Mushroom and Quinoa Slice!! 😍 Freeeeeking YUM! This recipe is so easy to make and packed with nourishing ingredients, making it the perfect healthy 3pm work snack, side or grab and go breakfast. It's also an amazing vegetarian meal prep recipe and incredibly filling.

 

zucchini and quinoa slice

 

4. Quinoa Salsa Salad

This fresh delicious recipe is perfect for summer! I love salsa and quinoa takes it to a whole new level. You will love this nourishing salad.

 

quinoa salsa salad

 

5. Quinoa Fried 'Rice'

I absolutely love this recipe! It's super easy, super healthy and super delicious. Plus it's so so so easy to make - it's the perfect simple dinner idea and also makes amazing leftovers for work lunches the next day. This recipe can also easily be made vegan and is super kid friendly so the whole family can enjoy together. YAY!

 

Quinoa Fried Rice

 

Try a recipe or two this week and let me know your thoughts. I LOVE LOVE LOVE hearing your feedback! Be sure to also share your creations with me on Instagram so I can like, comment and share! Use the tag @leahitsines and hashtag #leahitsines to reach out.

Leah x

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