Quinoa

Simple Quinoa & Millet Pilaf

Posted by on Jul 13, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Millet, Quinoa, Recipes | 0 comments

1 cup quinoa 1 cup millet 1/2 tsp pure salt Rinse the grains well in a fine mesh strainer. Add the grains to a dry saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir with a wooden spoon until all of the water (clinging to the grains from rinsing) has evaporated. Continue stirring until the grains emit a faint, roasted aroma. Add 4 cups water & the salt. Stir once to dislodge any grains that might have stuck to the bottom. Cover & bring to a boil. Lower the heat & simmer, covered, for about 10 mins, or until the water is absorbed. Let the pilaf sit, covered, for 5 mins before fluffing with a...

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Quinoa w/ Brussels Sprouts, Tempeh & Toasted Almonds

Posted by on Jun 8, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Quinoa, Recipes, Tempeh, Tempeh, Tofu, Seitan, Vegetables | 0 comments

Quinoa w/ Brussels Sprouts, Tempeh & Toasted Almonds

For the Quinoa: 1 TBSP butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1/2 tsp pure salt 1 & 1/2 cups quinoa For the Vegetables: 1/3 cup butter, ghee, or coconut oil 2 cups thinly sliced onions 1/2 tsp caraway seeds (optional) 1 (8 oz) package soy tempeh, sliced into bite-sized pieces 1 red bell pepper, seeded & thinly sliced 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed & cut lengthwise into thirds 1/4 cup tamari/soy sauce 2 TBSP mirin pure salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds (optional) lemon wedges for serving To Prepare the Quinoa: Rinse the quinoa well in a...

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Quinoa w/ Sauteed Veggies

Posted by on May 17, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Quinoa, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Quinoa w/ Sauteed Veggies

1 cup quinoa 2 cups water 1/4 tsp pure salt coconut oil, butter, or ghee 1 onion, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 1 eggplant, chopped fresh basil to taste, chopped or torn apart w/ fingers pure salt & freshly ground, black pepper to taste Rinse quinoa well in fine mesh strainer. Add to dry pot and stir for a few minutes until the quinoa is dry & slightly aromatic. Add water & 1/4 tsp salt and bring to boil Lower to a simmer, cover & let cook for 10 mins. Remove from heat & let sit for 5 mins before uncovering. Saute veggies in oil (cooking the onions...

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Quinoa & Veggie Pilaf

Posted by on May 17, 2010 in Grains (non breakfast), Quinoa, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Quinoa & Veggie Pilaf

1 cup quinoa 2 cups water 1 TBSP coconut oil, butter, or ghee 1/2 cup chopped onions 1 carrot, grated 3/4 cup frozen peas 3/4 cup frozen corn 1/4 cup chopped parsley (optional) Rinse the quinoa well in a fine strainer. Bring the water to a boil & add the quinoa. Cover & simmer 25 – 30 mins. In a medium skillet, heat the oil (or butter) & saute the onions for a few minutes. Add the carrot, peas & corn. Cover, turn off heat & let sit until the frozen veggies are heated through. Stir quinoa into saute pan with veggies & toss together. Add parsley if...

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