Easy Quinoa Recipes For Beginners

Every time a new food becomes trendy, whether it’s for health benefits or just social influence, it can be really intimidating to try it in your own kitchen.  Quinoa recipes have been one of these trends over the last few years.  You see them on Pinterest and write them off as being too difficult for you to try.  SO, we’ve put together a few very easy quinoa recipes for you to enjoy with your family.

easy quinoa recipes for beginners

 Easy Quinoa Recipes

Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa Bites- The ingredients for these adorable little bites baked in a muffin tin are easy to get and taste great together.  Kate and Dave also have an apple variety on their site that would be great for Autumn.

 Quinoa Crust for Pizza or Garlic Bread- Amanda has created a gluten-free alternative crust for some family favorites that remains much healthier than a lot of processed gluten-free foods available in the supermarket.

Quinoa Summer Salad- Darci’s take on a quinoa salad recipe includes lots of color, fresh veggies, and unique cheeses that make it much more special than your average side salad.

Quinoa Chicken Nuggets- Tiffany has taken the breadcrumbs out of her chicken nugget recipe and replaced them with crunchy baked quinoa.

Skinny Honey Lemon Chicken- Don’t be intimidated by Ali’s homemade sauce in this dinner recipe.  The sauce is simple, the directions are clear, and the recipe only takes around 20 minutes to put together.

Quinoa Buffalo Bites- You guys know I have a love affair with all things spicy.  Nicole’s buffalo bites were created with Weight Watchers in mind and come in at only one point each.  Plus it’s a great way to sneak veggies into a meal.

Do you have a favorite quinoa recipe or an idea for one?  Make sure you leave it in the comments.  If you enjoy finding gems like these, make sure you’re following along on Pinterest for more.


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One thought on “Easy Quinoa Recipes For Beginners

  • May 29, 2015 at 4:29 pm

    a few actually look yummy! I might be able to talk my boyfriend into them even! Thanks for the great post!


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