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 Tabbouleh Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Quinoa Tabbouleh 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.  Traditionally, tabbouleh salad recipes are made with bulgur.  Bulgur is not gluten free though.  I wanted to keep my tabbouleh salad gluten free, so I used quinoa instead.


Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad


This tabbouleh salad is super simple to make and it will keep you full for a long time.  This tabbouleh 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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Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Tomatoes

You need to try this Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Tomatoes.  I am a huge salad lover.  That is probably why I have so many healthy salad recipes on my blog!  This is quickly becoming my new favorite.  I am enjoying a bowl as I type this.  This Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Tomatoes is a great post workout meal.

You really can’t go wrong with avocado on a salad.  One of the things I like best about this quinoa salad is that it only contains simple ingredients that you may already have on hand.  It took me just a few minutes to make.

Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Tomatoes

I used quinoa because it’s a complete protein.  I made the quinoa yesterday so I could throw the whole thing together easily in the morning.  This quinoa salad with avocados is vegan and gluten free.  I also think this would be great with cilantro instead of parsley.

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Quinoa Veggie Burgers

These quinoa veggie burgers are so yummy! I just love a homemade veggie burger.  Don’t you?  I have several of them on my blog already, like my Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers, Black Bean Veggie Burgers and Chickpea and Spinach Veggie Burgers.  Well here is a new quinoa veggie burger to add to the list.

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The best thing about these veggie burgers is that you probably already have the ingredients to make them!  I often make veggie burgers is a double batch and freeze some for easy meal ideas.

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa

You have to try this Slow Cooker Breakfast Quinoa. Have you ever had quinoa for breakfast?  Quinoa can be very versatile.  I have used quinoa in cookies and stir fries in the past, but this was my first try eating quinoa for breakfastQuinoa is naturally gluten free, so it’s a great alternative to oatmeal.

This healthy breakfast quinoa was much better than I ever expected!  Slow cooking the quinoa allowed the sugars in the dates and apples to come out.  I added no sugar at all to this slow cooker breakfast quinoa.


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Easy Quinoa Stir Fry (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Easy Quinoa Stir Fry.  Sometimes when money is tight, I have to cook from the ingredients I already have in my kitchen.  I often make easy stir fry recipes.  Many of those creations are not blog worthy though.  However, I do get a winner once and awhile.

This quinoa stir fry recipe was one of them.  I always have quinoa in my pantry.  I love cooking with quinoa because it’s not only a plant based complete source of protein, but it’s also gluten free.


Easy Quinoa Stir Fry - My Whole Food Life

If you don’t care for quinoa, you can always use rice instead.

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