The Quinoa Cookbook: Nutrition Facts, Cooking Tips, and 116 Superfood Recipes for a Healthy Diet

The Quinoa Cookbook: Nutrition Facts, Cooking Tips, and 116 Superfood Recipes for a Healthy Diet

John Chatham

Language: English

Pages: 186

ISBN: B008718TYS

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


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You've read about quinoa's myriad health benefits, noticed its migration onto restaurant menus, even learned how to correctly pronounce its name, and now the important part: How do you incorporate quinoa into your kitchen?

Quinoa is a gluten-free superfood high in fiber, and rich in protein and antioxidants that can do wonders for your health. Quinoa is proven to promote weight loss, and is an excellent source of nutrients such as calcium, iron, and B vitamins. Many do not realize that quinoa can be incorporated into practically any recipe from breakfast to dessert. The Quinoa Cookbook will show you how to easily make quinoa one of your diet staples, and how quinoa can help you lose weight and improve your overall health.

The Quinoa Cookbook will show you how to use quinoa in your everyday cooking, with:

• Quinoa nutrition facts, cooking tips, and a brief history of the ancient superfood

• 116 recipes that introduce quinoa into every meal of the day, and dessert, too

• Delicious versions of your favorite meals, including quinoa, such as Quinoa Risotto with Mushrooms and Flourless Chocolate Cake

• A chapter dedicated to ensuring that you understand how to work with quinoa and achieve the tastiest results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sliced 1 pound green beans, trimmed 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar Sriracha hot pepper sauce Prepare the quinoa. Bring 1 1/4 cups water to a boil, then stir in the quinoa. Return to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until the quinoa is tender, 30 minutes. Let rest for five minutes, fluff with a fork, then set aside. Heat the oil in pan over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking, and sauté the chicken until

may contribute to a reduced risk for Type 2 diabetes by assisting the body in properly regulating glucose. Do you have a history of migraines? If you do, you’ve probably done some research and discovered that migraines may be caused by constriction of blood vessels. Quinoa, as an excellent source of magnesium, may help alleviate migraines, as magnesium helps to relax blood vessels, reducing the frequency of migraines. In fact, quinoa may help to increase overall cardiovascular health, since

in the quinoa. Return to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 30 minutes. Let rest for five minutes, fluff with a fork, then set aside. Melt the butter, then add the sweet potato puree, maple syrup, milk, cinnamon and a dash of sea salt. Stir the sweet potato mixture into the quinoa. Enjoy as is, or serve with maple syrup, toasted nuts and additional cinnamon. Orange Quinoa Breakfast Cake This cake can be portioned into breakfast-sized slices and frozen for easy storage and

another 10 minutes. Chilled Avocado Soup With Quinoa and Shrimp A perfect recipe for a summer luncheon, this soup is easily made ahead of time. 2 cups chicken stock 2 avocados, peeled and pitted Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce Salt and white pepper to taste 1 cup quinoa, cooked Cilantro, chopped 1/2 pound cooked shrimp, chopped Using a blender, pulse the stock, avocados and lemon juice together until smooth, then add the milk and hot pepper sauce.

this recipe calls for jarred pesto. If you have the time and resources to make a fresh batch, by all means do so! 1 cup quinoa 1 1/4 cups chicken stock 1/4 pound snow peas 2 carrots, slivered 1 cup peas 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 medium red onion, finely diced Top quality jarred pesto Prepare the quinoa. Bring 1 1/4 cups chicken stock to a boil, then stir in the quinoa. Return to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until the quinoa is tender, 30 minutes. Let rest for five

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