4 healthy Quinoa Recipes

4 healthy Quinoa Recipes

Turkey Quinoa Taco Skillet

Servings: 8

  • Calories per serving: 488
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 cup corn, fresh or frozen
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 tbsp chili seasoning
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 14oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • cilantro to garnish
  • oil 

Method:

Healthy Quinoa Recipes

  • In an oven safe skillet on medium-high heat add oil. 
  • Add turkey and cook until slightly browned and almost cooked through.
  • Add onion, red pepper, corn and cook for another minute.
  • Add minced garlic, jalapeno chili powder, cumin and quinoa.
  • Mix well. Add diced tomatoes, beans and broth.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until quinoa is mostly cooked through.
  • Turn the heat off and top mixture with cheddar cheese and put the lid back on.
  • Allow cheese to melt and serve immediately with cilantro and salsa.
  • Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Enjoy!

Blueberry Coconut Quinoa Bowl

 Ingredients:

  • ½ cup quinoa
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut

Method:

  • In a small saucepan combine quinoa, coconut milk, water, blueberries and coconut sugar.
  • Stir well.
  • Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce heat to low, cover and allow quinoa to simmer for 15-20 minutes or until all of the liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove quinoa from heat and allow it to sit, covered, for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Top with yogurt and coconut.
  • Enjoy!

Raspberry Almond Quinoa Bowl

 Ingredients:

  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup vanilla yogurt
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds

 Method:

  • In a small saucepan combine quinoa, almond milk, raspberries, honey and vanilla extract.
  • Stir well.
  • Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce heat to low, cover and allow quinoa to simmer for 15-20 minutes or until all of the liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove quinoa from heat and allow it to sit, covered, for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Top with yogurt and chopped almonds.
  • Enjoy!

Mocha Latte Quinoa Bowl

 Ingredients:

  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 cup coffee
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ cup vanilla yogurt
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

 Method:

  • In a small saucepan combine quinoa, coffee, cocoa powder and maple syrup. Stir well.
  • Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce heat to low, cover and allow quinoa to simmer for 15-20 minutes or until all of the liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove quinoa from heat and allow it to sit, covered, for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Top with yogurt and cinnamon.
  • Enjoy!

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