3 healthy * NEW * Ways to eat QUINOA | Healthy food remixed


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Baked Caprese Cheese:

1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 clove of garlic, chopped
2 cups crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 cups cooked quinoa
2 cups of cooked and grated chicken
3 cups baby spinach
1 cup of cherry tomatoes in half
1 cup grated mozzarella cheese, divided
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup chopped basil, divided

Preheat the oven to the grill.

Heat the oil in a large oven skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the crushed tomatoes, the balsamic vinegar and the red pepper flakes. Add the quinoa and the grated chicken. Add the spinach and cook until the spinach has withered. Remove from heat and top with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Roast the quinoa in the oven until the cheese has melted, 3 to 4 minutes. Garnish with basil.

Salmon and Quinoa Cakes

1 salmon fillet without skin (8 ounces), cut into cubes
1 cup cooked quinoa
3 tablespoons ground almonds
1 egg
2 tablespoons chopped dill
1 clove of garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 lemon, juice
Olive oil for frying.
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper.

Mix the salmon in a food processor until finely chopped. Transfer the salmon to a large bowl. Add quinoa, almonds, egg, dill, garlic clove, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Form the mixture into 6 empanadas.

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the fish cakes, covered, until they are golden, about 3 to 4 minutes and turn them over. Continue cooking until the remaining side is browned and the salmon cake is firm.

Yogurt Dill Dip
1 cup of Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons chopped dill
2 green onions, finely chopped
1/2 lemon, zest and juice
1 clove of garlic, grated
Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper.

In a medium bowl, mix all the ingredients together.

Quinoa Salad With Fruits:

3 cups cooked quinoa
1 mango, cut in cubes
1 cup of strawberries in quarters
1/2 cup of blueberries
1/2 cup of blackberries
1/2 lemon, juice
2 tablespoons of honey
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon of chia seeds to decorate

In a large mixing bowl, mix quinoa with fruit, lemon juice and honey. Serve with the vanilla yogurt and sprinkle with the chia seeds.

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