Eat this quick cooking South American grain with dinner as you would rice or couscous. It's also great as a high protein meal on its own.
Got this delicious recipe from a vegan friend. The lime juice gives the quinoa a fresh flavour. This amount is for 6 entree or side sized servings.
Kale, quinoa, red capsicum, cucumber, red onion, feta cheese and avocado are served with a homemade Dijon mustard and lemon vinaigrette in this brilliant salad. Steaming the kale removes some of the bitterness and the salad dressing ties all the flavours together beautifully.
Quinoa is becoming very popular as an alternative to rice. It cooks very quickly and has a nuttier flavour.
This simple vegan dish combines the distinctive, nutty flavour of quinoa with silverbeet, mushrooms and lentils. Spinach leaves work well in this recipe too.
Tinned black beans, corn and quinoa go together in this warming stew. You can also substitute borlotti beans or kidney beans.