It's a delicious, Gluten Free, high fiber, clean food, that then obviously goes well with my clean eating.
Quinoa Nutrition Facts
If you've never heard of it, Quinoa starts off looking like little oatmeal flakes...
and then after boiling it with some hot water... and, POOF! It's huge, fluffy and tasty!
I've been making some Quinoa salads lately, including these two from Oh She Glows and Eat, Live, Run.
The Live, Eat Run, Quinoa Salad, Based on personal preference I cut out the peppers and used Oranges instead of grapefruit
Iowa Girl Eats also just published this easy looking one. Based on these recipes, you can see that Quinoa can be used with vegetables, with fruit as a dessert, or as a dinner side; it's pretty versatile.
Quinoa is cheap, can be bought it bulk and easy to make, so if you haven't, give it a try!
Do you have a favorite way to use Quinoa? What about any new recipes you've tried lately?