500 Best Quinoa Recipes
Hundreds of meal ideas for incorporating this delicious protein powerhouse into your cooking repertoire
By now you’ve probably heard all the positive press about quinoa — it’s firmly established in the superfood hall of fame. Not only is quinoa incredibly high in protein (more than any other grain), but the protein it supplies is complete,which means it includes all the essential amino acids. Quinoa is also an excellent source of magnesium, folate, phosphorus, iron and fiber, so it’s an ideal ingredient for vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians. And because it’s gluten-free, it’s an extremely valuable ingredient for anyone affected by gluten intolerance.
Quinoa has a wonderful texture and a delicious nutty flavor, is quick and easy to work with, and is now readily and inexpensively available in grocery and health food stores. And because it comes in several different forms — seeds, flakes and flour — it lends itself to myriad recipe ideas. Camilla has worked her culinary magic once again to create mouthwatering quinoa recipes suitable for every meal and occasion, making this collection a must- have addition to any home kitchen.
Camilla V. saulsBury is a food writer, recipe developer, cooking instructor and fitness trainer. Camilla has been featured on the food network, in the new york times, and on today and QVC, and is a member of the international association of Culinary professionals. Camilla’s interest in food is also academic. she holds a ph.d. in sociology from indiana university with a specialization in food studies.