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    Default Quinoa - what do you make with it?

    Oh sorry it's a side salad just re read that haha I got to excited
    There's a tomato garlic side which is simple and the beetroot one is simple

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    Default Quinoa - what do you make with it?

    We use it like rice, goes well in rice cooker

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    Default Quinoa - what do you make with it?

    Yum, I love it i use it instead of rice or couscous. Cook it either on the stove top or in the rice cooker. I make a really nice breakfast porridge with it from Michelle Bridges 'lose the last 5kg' book.

    This is making me hungry!

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    Default Quinoa - what do you make with it?

    Quote Originally Posted by LoCo View Post
    Ill run off a few
    chicken salad
    Prawn and avocado salad
    Pancetta mushroom and zucchini salad
    Beet root garden salad
    Mexican corn and red bean salad
    Thai beef salad
    Summer salad

    Anything tickle your fancy? I'm not very fast at typing up recipes or I'd send them all haha
    Mexican corn & red bean salad sounds good Thanks LoCo!

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    Great Choice

    The Salad
    • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
    • 1 cup water
    • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
    • 1/2 large red pepper, diced
    • 1/2 large green pepper, diced
    • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
    • 1 400g tin can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    • 80 grams Coriander, chopped
    The dressing
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried ground oregano
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
    • 1 fresh chili finely chopped to taste
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    1. Place the quinoa and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer until all the water is absorbed (about 10 minutes). Remove from heat, and let cool in a large bowl.
    2. Dry-toast the corn in a non-stick frying pan until it turns golden. Remove from heat, and let cool.
    3. Add the corn, red pepper, green pepper, onion, red kidney beans, and coriander in the bowl with quinoa, and mix well.
    4. Mix all of the dressing ingredients, and toss well with the salad ingredients.



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    I'm totally going to try that recipe LoCo - thanks again!

    We tried out the quinoa (added some stuff to it to make a salad) last night and really liked it

    So now I'm getting the Cooking with Quinoa cookbook for Xmas along with Jamie Oliver 15 minute meals

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    Default Quinoa - what do you make with it?

    We use it as a replacement for rice and cous cous as its higher protein and lower gi

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    Default Quinoa - what do you make with it?

    I've used it instead of oats in muesli. I cooked it with half water, half apple juice and added fruit, nuts, seeds when it was done. I put yoghurt on top, a bit like Bircher muesli, lasted a few days in the fridge, was really nice!

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    Default Quinoa - what do you make with it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Degrassi View Post
    I'm totally going to try that recipe LoCo - thanks again!

    We tried out the quinoa (added some stuff to it to make a salad) last night and really liked it

    So now I'm getting the Cooking with Quinoa cookbook for Xmas along with Jamie Oliver 15 minute meals
    Yes you've made me crave this dish so will be making it today to I just bought the Jamie 15 minute it's soooo good but I highly doubt they'll be 15 minutes for me haha I mean have you watched the show how fast does he do everything? Hmm might time myself

    Anyway 2 awesome books for you x


 

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