All About Quinoa

Quinoa Recipes - PCOS Recipes - PCOS GirlThis is not really a recipe page, it’s more a ‘Meet Quinoa’ page. I was very skeptical of Quinoa when I first heard about it- it just didn’t look appetizing. But after my first bowl- I was hooked. Quinoa (kEEn-wah) is my go to snack or meal because it fills me up- and I stay full!

Why Quinoa

  • Quinoa is high in iron, protein, and fiber!
  • Quinoa is a good source of: manganese, magnesium, and copper.
  • Quinoa has folate, vitamin B6, and riboflavin.
  • Check out all the Quinoa Nutrition facts Here.
  • Super easy to make! Just boil 2 cups water, once boiling add 1 cup quinoa- cover and reduce heat to simmer for 15-20 minutes.

Quinoa Tips

  • I prefer the white Quinoa, the red and multi taste bitter to me.
  • Buy Pre-Washed -This will save you so much time and hassle! (Available at most stores)
  • 1 cup of Quinoa makes approx. 3-4 servings.
  • You can eat Quinoa hot or cold.
  • Cook it and store in fridge for a couple days- grabbing when needed.

How I Eat Quinoa

  • In a bowl with steak sauce (or buffalo sauce) mixed in.
  • In a bowl with steamed broccoli and BBQ sauce.
  • Mixed with ground turkey and salsa.
  • Sprinkled into a salad.
  • Mixed into oatmeal.
  • As a side dish for chicken or fish with dinner.
  • There are tons of recipes online too!

If you find any amazing Quinoa recipes let me know!!!

 

 

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