Thank you for all the great ideas for quinoa. I bought a bag but haven't made any yet...going to try it out this weekend !!
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2,307 4/10/13 7:21 P
I think it's really great with curry chicken and veggies.
Coral in Portland, OR
4/10/13 6:40 P
I'm trying the Quinoa and Black Bean Spark recipe that was posted a few weeks back on the blog. I have to make a few modifications from what it calls for but nothing that should make a big difference in taste.
I don't use pasta anymore and no one notices it either.
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4/10/13 3:46 P
I also use it in place of rice, however it makes my kids gag (they seem to be a bit dramatic) but if I use half rice and half quinoa they don't notice it. I also cook it with some chicken broth to flavor it up and eat it alone or as a size with a protein.
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4/10/13 8:08 A
the best advice I can give:
- if it's the red kind with the outside still attached, rinse well (soak for a while, if you have the time)
- it's a fairly neutral product (like couscous, rice, etc.), which means that whatever you cook with it; it will adapt to that flavour - either sweet or savory
Experiment to your heart's content.
It can be cooked in a rice cooker, and frozen in portions, to add to other things, if you wish
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4/10/13 2:56 A
we love it in soups, overnight soaked for breakfast the next day and even just cooked with a little squirt of liquid aminos, sometimes we will chopped veggies and serve it hot or cold mixed with vinegarette
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4/9/13 11:42 P
I had an amazing lunch today at a local restaurant, a Quinoa Power Bowl. It had - of course - quinoa, as well as chicken, some feta, carrots, kale, and other good ingredients. I promptly went to Trader Joe's and bought some quinoa, ready to amaze my family with how good this can be.
So here's my question to you: How do you like your quinoa? Any favorite recipes? (I'll check the recipe database, but I'd love to hear your thoughts, as well.) Thanks!
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