Sunday, December 4, 2011

Cooking Quinoa the Easy Way

Just because quinoa is good for you does NOT mean it doesn't taste good. There are lots of easy quinoa recipes out there that make it simple to try this yummy dish. As quinoa grows and grows in popularity, you can also find many pre-made dishes too. In fact, a company just started offering a really easy quinoa breakfast cereal. It's an oatmeal with quinoa flakes and can be made in TWO minutes. Now, that is easy, good, and healthy eating!

So, the big question is - how to cook quinoa. It really is easy. Like rice (can't remember the last time I messed up rice... and I can burn!) Here is some info and links to info that can help you learn about this magical food.

Bottom line is this - quinoa is just plain GOOD for you. Read all about quinoa nutritional facts and learn the health benefits of quinoa, too.

There are many types of quinoa as well, so be sure to read these quinoa buying tips so you know what you want and what you need to make your recipes. Be sure to try some quinoa salad too!

If you've been thinking about trying Quinoa - don't be intimidated.  Below I have the simple step-by-step directions for cooking Quinoa.  From there, the sky is the limit as Quinoa is highly versatile and can be used in many, many recipes.

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