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This healthy twist on the classic orzo salad swaps in protein packed, gluten free quinoa for the pasta for a lighter option. Lycopene rich tomatoes, fiber packed chickpeas, and immune boosting garlic and onions round out this superfood salad. The Greek Mediterranean diet is lauded for its health benefits, and Greeks are among the longest living populations in the world.…

Citrus features prominently in the coastal regions of Croatia, especially during the warm summer months. Bright and zesty orange and grapefruit balance perfectly with salty, creamy feta, and crispy quinoa adds texture and protein to the dish. Citrus fruits offer a multitude of health benefits. Vitamin C acts as a powerful antioxidant protecting the body from free-radicals, and flavonoids can…

Traditionally made with bulgur wheat, this fresh spin on the classic tabbouleh utilizes the super seed quinoa for amazing taste and texture, and an extra boost of complete protein. Parsley, while often relegated to the garnish category, is a health food in its own right. Rich in vitamins C, B12, K, A, folate, and iron, parsley keeps your immune system…

Mexican Quinoa Burrito Bowls with Spicy Green Goddess Dressing

Recreate the popular burrito bowl at home with bright and fresh ingredients that’ll leave you feeling healthy and satisfied. Swapping in quinoa for rice adds muscle-building protein, and making your own dressing with fresh herbs amps up the flavor and the antioxidants. Let everyone customize their own bowl for a meal everyone will love! Serves: 2 Total Time: 25 minutes…

Egyptian Kosheri with Quinoa, Lentils & Chickpeas

Widely considered a national dish of Egypt, Kosheri is a comforting, filling, and protein packed dish. Sometimes spelled koshary or kushari, this dish traditionally incorporates white rice, broken pieces of pasta, and an oily tomato sauce. While this combination makes for the perfect street food, a few tweaks elevate kosheri to a healthy dish worthy of a dinner party, and…

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