Quinoa Recipes

If you’ve never tried cooking with quinoa, you’ll love how easy this whole grain is to prepare. Start with simple quinoa recipes, then move on to something more advanced—like quinoa for breakfast!

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Is Quinoa Good for People with Diabetes?

I never tire of recommending quinoa to my nutrition counseling clients. It's a great mix of blood stabilizing nutrients, such as protein and fiber, while also providing the fill-me-up feeling that starchy foods are known for!

Air-Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

1 review

Bacon-wrapped scallops seem so decadent and fancy that often times I forget how easy they are to prepare. Paired with...


A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Quinoa

Start the week off with a big batch of quinoa. On Sunday, you'll make unstuffed peppers. Then with leftover quinoa,...


Sausage and Apple Quinoa Casserole

1 review

Thanks to your pressure cooker, you don't need a 13x9-in. pan to make a delicious casserole anymore. And a few...


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40 Healthy Quinoa Recipes You Will Absolutely Love

Craving a super grain that's packed with protein and vitamins? Come right this way for healthy quinoa recipes. We have...

Vegan Quinoa Salad

3 reviews

Toasting the grain before it simmers isn't essential, but it does add a pleasant nuttiness to the flavor of this...


Pizza Quinoa Casserole

6 reviews

If you like pizza night, give this healthy quinoa casserole a try! It's a fun way to sneak in a...

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

1 review

Quinoa has been around for a while, but I’m just now jumping on the quinoa breakfast bowl bandwagon. I’ve made...


Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables

3 reviews

Grab all of your garden-fresh produce for this quinoa with roasted vegetables. The tangy dressing and fresh herbs really make...


Cumin Quinoa Patties

3 reviews

This easy to make veggie burger packs an amazing taste, and the crunch from the addition of quinoa makes the...


Ginger Chicken and Quinoa Stew

1 review

This Asian-inspired one-pot chicken dinner is healthy and tasty. You can serve it hot, cold or at room temperature. —Doris...

Apple-Cinnamon Quinoa Pancakes

My daughter and daughter-in-law got me hooked on quinoa. I dressed up a regular pancake recipe to create these delicious...


Apple Quinoa Spoon Bread

My cousin is a strict vegetarian, so creating satisfying veggie dishes is my yearly challenge. This spoon bread can act...


Ancient Grain Beef Stew

2 reviews

My version of beef stew is comfort food with a healthy twist. I use lentils and red quinoa rather than...


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Summer Salad by the Lake

4 reviews

I came up with this recipe to show appreciation to all the teachers at my son’s school. The dish had...


BLT Quinoa Bowls

3 reviews

I absolutely love a BLT with sliced avocado and an egg. Recently, I've been trying out grain bowls, and I...

Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa

16 reviews

Quinoa adds crunch, corn lends sweetness and color, and red pepper flakes ratchet up the heat in these tender stuffed...


Avocado & Garbanzo Bean Quinoa Salad

1 review

This delicious quinoa avocado salad is high in protein and holds well in the fridge for a few days. If...


Quinoa Pilaf

10 reviews

I created this recipe after tasting quinoa at a local restaurant. I really enjoy rice pilaf, but I don’t usually...


Quinoa Turkey Chili

25 reviews

This heart-healthy turkey quinoa chili is not only tasty, it's a vitamin and protein powerhouse! —Sharon Giljum, San Diego, California


Lentil White Bean Pilaf

4 reviews

Vegetarians will be happy to see this hearty meatless grain pilaf on the holiday buffet table. I like to make...


California Quinoa

11 reviews

I’m always changing this salad up. Here I used tomato, zucchini and olives for a Greek-inspired salad. Try adding a...


Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad

2 reviews

Add this fresh and healthy quinoa recipe to your holiday spread. Its citrusy, nutty taste is simply delicious. —Jean...


Curried Quinoa Salad

2 reviews

Quinoa is such a fantastic salad base—it's full of protein, it adds a nutty flavor, and it's the perfect vehicle...


Apple-Cranberry Grains

1 review

These delicious slow-cooker grains are perfect. I set my slow cooker to start automatically overnight and a hearty breakfast is...

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Warm Squash & Quinoa Salad

3 reviews

Whenever I see butternut squash at the supermarket, I buy one. It's amazing tossed with earthy quinoa, Italian spices and...


Black Bean Chip & Dip Burgers

8 reviews

I finally invented a healthy quinoa burger that wasn't dry and crumbly or really boring. These fit the bill—even my...


Colorful Quinoa Salad

13 reviews

My youngest daughter recently learned she has to avoid gluten, dairy and eggs, which gave me a new challenge in...


Quinoa Unstuffed Peppers

2 reviews

This deconstructed stuffed pepper dish packs a wallop of flavor. I truly make it all the time, and I make...


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Black Bean & Corn Quinoa

19 reviews

Some vegan quinoa recipes are boring, but this one definitely isn't. My daughter’s college asked parents for the best quinoa...


Lemon Cranberry Quinoa Salad

5 reviews

As the family cook, I appreciate how easy this is to throw together on a busy weeknight. Plus, this salad...