Quinoa Cookies

I am always thinking of what I can add to my cookie recipes to make them healthy enough for breakfast.  That is where these quinoa cookies come in.  Who wouldn’t want cookies for breakfast?  Since these quinoa cookies are packed with protein and fiber, they should keep you full for quite some time.  Quinoa is a plant based source of complete protein.

Quinoa Cookies - My Whole Food Life

I added chocolate chips to my cookies, but you can also use dried fruits if you like.  I think chopped dates or raisins would be great in here as well.  If you wanted to bump up the protein a little more, you could add some hemp hearts or chia seeds.  These quinoa cookies are vegan and gluten free.  I hope you enjoy them.

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Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables

I am all about easy recipes and this quinoa with roasted vegetables is no exception.  Not only is this quinoa with roasted vegetables easy, but it calls for ingredients you may already have in your kitchen!  It’s going to be one of my go to recipes for sure.  Great in summer or winter.  Eat it hot or cold.  If you like quinoa recipes, you may also like this and this.

quinoa with roasted vegetables

I was really amazed that this dish had so much flavor with such simple ingredients.  Another thing you can probably do with this is to cook the quinoa in vegetable broth instead of water.  It should add an even deeper level of flavor.  This dish is vegan and gluten free.  I hope you enjoy it.

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Quinoa Tabouleh Salad

If you have been following this blog a while, you have probably heard me mention that my mother in law is from Turkey.  I have several of her recipes on my blog including my super easy bean salad and my red lentil soup.  Tabouleh salad is another thing she makes often.  Tradtionally, tabouleh salad recipes are made with bulgur.  Bulgur is not gluten free though.  I wanted to keep my tabouleh salad gluten free, so I used quinoa instead.

Quinoa Tabouleh Salad - My Whole Food Life

This tabouleh salad is super simple to make and it will keep you full for a long time.  This tabouleh salad recipe is also very adaptable to add in whatever other veggies you may like.  You can eat this on it’s own, or mix in a wrap with some greens and hummus.  Yum!

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