Tag: Cooking with quinoa

Gluten-free quinoa breakfast bowl

Gluten-free quinoa breakfast bowl

I am always on the lookout for low sugar and possibly gluten free breakfast ideas, and if you read my    “4 common  mistakes healthy people do” you might know that many of the pre-prepared cereals or muesli option on the market, (yes even some […]

Tamari chicken quinoa salad with Greek basil and cherry tomatoes

Tamari chicken quinoa salad with Greek basil and cherry tomatoes

A fresh and light gluten-free quinoa salad, with the aroma of Greek basil, Tamari chicken and cherry tomatoes. A great and tasty recipe for the warmer weather.

Quinoa tabbouleh

Quinoa tabbouleh

A summer variation on the classic Middle Eastern dish. Gluten-free and packed with deliciously healthy fresh vegetables, this quinoa tabbouleh recipe is perfect as an accompaniment of meats, ideal for a packed lunch, or great o its own as a starter or healthy snack.

I often prepare this recipe when I teach around lunchtime and in the evenings, so I have something healthy and most of all nutritious, to snack on when I am back home. Quinoa is a “superfood” which means that is one of those foods that exceptionally packed with nutrients, including a complete essential amino-acids count.

Rocket, tomatoes and cucumber are ingredients that are so easy to find, and I am sure many of you will have some leftovers to use up.

Quinoa tabbouleh

August 13, 2017
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Perfect for a healthy lunch box to bring to the office, or as accompaniment to some meats, this gluten-free variation on the famous Mediterranean recipe, will keep light and full for long.

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Ingredients
  • a bowl of quinoa
  • a handful of rocket leaves
  • 1 medium tomato
  • half of a cucumber
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • a dash of lemon
  • sea salt to taste
Directions
  • Step 1 Finely cut the rocket leaves, wash and cut the tomato and two third of the cucumber in small pieces, and put them in a bowl with a bit of sea salt.
  • Step 2 For the dressing: put the left over cucumber in a blender with a little water and a dash of lemon juice.
  • Step 3 When the quinoa is cooked, put it in the bowl with the rest of the vegetables, pour the dressing and add a little of olive oil. Stir and eat!

For more quick, easy and delicious gluten-free recipes you can check out my Zataar & turmeric rice.

 

 

 

 

Salmon, spinach & strawberries quinoa salad

Salmon, spinach & strawberries quinoa salad

A seasonal, gluten-free, super delicious salad this salmon, spinach and strawberries quinoa salad is really rich in nutrients and great to use up all those quinoa leftovers! ¬†All in under 15 min…. Preparation time 12/15 min Ingredients¬† 30/40 grams of quinoa ( uncooked) 1 salmon […]