There’s no doubt I’ve been on a quinoa kick lately. Pearl-shaped supergrain high in protein, gluten free, and with 8 essential amino acids that our bodies crave, making it a complete protein! Much healthier than rice or pasta and definitely lighter on your stomach.
Quinoa is very bland when cooked and eaten as is but when you pack it with flavorful ingredients, it makes a delicious meal. Plus those little pearl-shaped grains are super fluffy and not too overbearing when added to any dish. I’ve been incorporating a lot of quinoa into my favorite dishes, like adding it to a green salad for added boost or using it instead of pasta in my favorite bakes….