Quinoa—what’s not to love? Along with being one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods on the earth, quinoa is gluten-free. This powerhouse protein is also a great source of fiber and vitamins.
To top it off, quinoa pairs well with all kinds of foods—sweet, spicy, savory—you name it! For those who want to get creative in the kitchen or for those who just want an easy, healthy dish to throw together, quinoa's the ticket.
Below, we've put together three simple recipes to follow. You can also download a PDF version. For all of you first time quinoa cookers out there, we've provided a step-by-step preparation guide. Try it for dinner this week!
SLIDESHOW: How to cook quinoa + 3 easy recipes
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