Recipe: Savory Quinoa

Quinoa is a wonderful grain that contains essential amino acids, and is an excellent source of protein. It makes both tasty sweet and savory dishes. And I want to share one of those with you!

Savory Quinoa

-2 cups quinoa, soaked and stirred in water until water is cloudy (removes bitter coating)
-4 cups water
-1 small – medium tomato, diced
-1 cup parmesan cheese, sliced
-1/3 medium yellow onion, diced
-2 garlic cloves, minced
-sea salt to taste

Add the water to a large saucepan, along with the quinoa, and boil. While waiting for it to boil, chop onion into small pieces and add to water. Once boiling, turn down so the water remains at a rolling boil. When half the water is absorbed by the quinoa, add minced garlic to the pan. Once the water is fully absorbed, turn burner off. Add diced tomatoes, parmesan cheese, and sea salt. Stir to combine.

Makes an excellent side dish for approximately 6 people.

(This is very tasty when eaten with wild caught smoked salmon, chunks of avocado, and a dollop of cream cheese, as pictured!!!)

ENJOY!

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jessbioCMW Recipe: Savory QuinoaJessica Stone is a wife, mom to 4, and owner of her own business in the fitness industry. She has 3 special needs children, with one child with an undiagnosed neuro-muscular condition that limits her mobility. She enjoys sharing what she has learned through her trials, experience, and research with other parents who are looking for support, encouragement, and helpful information. Get her FREE eBooklet Five Steps to Losing Those Last 10 Pounds today for simple steps to help you trim up and fit into those fashionable clothes you’ve always wanted to wear! Connect with Jess live today on Facebook!

Recipe: Savory Quinoa

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