Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Cooking Quinoa - Easy and Delicious

Are you searching for something new to serve your loved ones? And also at the same time, are you much conscious of your overall health? But additionally you want your kids to have a wholesome meal? Well, quinoa is just the answer. Give it a shot!

Cooking Quinoa

Quinoa is more often called as the super food. Why? Because of the nutrients it provides. Not only is it high in protein but it is also loaded with slow burning carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fiver - all in one single seed. How good is that? It is a super food, indeed! And the best of all - it tastes really good that your children will surely love!

Worrying about having wheat intolerance? Worry no more! This seed is totally gluten-free and yes, you can still enjoy it!

There are quite a few different ways that you can cook quinoa. There are great quinoa recipes you can find. It can be stir fried or into soups, mixed with oat meals, flax seeds, almond milk or fresh fruits for your breakfast and even have it toasted for your yogurt toppings.

You can have quinoa as a salad. It is really easy to make and it tastes a lot better after it is being refrigerated even for a while. It is perfect for any party or picnic you may have.

Adding meat to your meal with quinoa is not necessary since it already provides proteins itself. You may find it great with black bean recipes. Also, it can be with roasted red peppers, goat cheese and even balsamic vinegar. But still, even if it provides proteins itself, you can still serve it with meat. Grilled chicken with quinoa also tastes really good!

Pasta with quinoa is what usually kids and young ones really crave for. Who knows, it may be your all time favorite macaroni recipe. Cheese and quinoa is something that everyone is sure to love! The truth is that if you start your children eating right from the beginning, there is a very good chance that they will continue this for the remainder of their lives!

In making meatballs, quinoa can also be used as a replacement for the breadcrumbs. Organic turkey sausage can also be served with quinoa. Any dish that is normally prepared with rice can instead be made with quinoa. And many people attest that upon trying it, they did not go back in eating rice again.

Quite simply, there are so many things that you can do with quinoa. You are serving an amazingly delicious food with great health benefits. What more can you ask for? Start now your own quinoa recipe and start your healthy living!

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