Akasha Richmond's cauliflower-flecked pilaf is a fantastic, healthy meal in one dish. Chopped Marcona almonds add a super crunch; coconut oil, an unexpected tropical flavor.Recipe: Red Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf
Caprese Quinoa Salad - An Italian-inspired meal made even more heart-healthy and protein-packed with quinoa. The perfect way to start the new year! I had issues the last time I tried to make quinoa, but this looks yummy.
quinoa salad with butternut squash, dried cranberries, and citrus honey dressing. Perfect lunch recipe or side! Half the recipe next time, too much for one person. Cut smaller pieces of butternut before roasting (bought prepeeled and precut).
A nutritious sweet potato quinoa salad loaded with anti-inflammatory cherries then garnished with goat cheese and lightly candied walnuts. This would be delicious with dried cherries too, when fresh one's aren't in season!
For this protein-rich, multi-textured salad, quinoa and roasted brussels sprouts are tossed with a mustard-shallot vinaigrette. The salad gets a delicate sweetness from dried apricots and a nutty crunch from toasted almonds.