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Healthy Quinoa Lunch

Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) is a high protein, gluten free grain from South America. I first came across it in Oxfam and after trying it once it is now a staple part of my diet.
This dish uses Fairtrade quinoa, fresh vegetables and garlic and hence is a healthy dish to have as a side dish or as a small snack in itself.

Healthy Quinoa Lunch

Notes

I typically make this dish on a Sunday evening and take it to work to have heated up for lunch for the next few days. I find this a healthy alternative to have in place of other lunch time choices.
Quinoa is becoming easier to buy now - I usually get mine in Oxfam but you can get it in larger supermarkets and health food shops - always look for the Fairtrade variety if you can.

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Posted by Su Ping • 4y ago • Report
It's a great, healthy recipe. I usually make it as an accompaniment to a meal with the family and have the leftover for lunch the next day.
Posted by LF42 • 4y ago • Report
Made this today using eggplant, capsicum, zucchini, mushroom, sweet potato, green beans and peas i also cooked the garlic with the vegetables as i didn't read the recipe properly absolutely delicious. When cold drizzle with combined olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Posted by • 2y ago • Report
I have had Quinoa in my cupboard for ages I had no idea you could use it as a staple, I thought you just put it with rice an ate it I am so excited to bring another healthy food staple into my diet thanks for the recipe :) it was quick, easy and delicious mmmmmm.
Posted by Jenette • 2y ago • Report
I have just been dignosed with autoimmune disease PMR and also gluten intolerent and are looking for some ideas for recipes. Thanks Jenette
Posted by • 2y ago • Report
hi Jenette have you ever see the Gerson dier. Its consist of eating organic vegetarian food. I know it all includes raw juicing. I have been told this diet reverses many diseases. If you need any more information just let me know. Cris
Posted by Jenette • 2y ago • Report
i have been dignosed with autoimmune disease PMR and also gluten intolerence and i need some ideas for recipes. Thank you Jenette
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