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Basic Quinoa Recipe

  • 3 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 15-20 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 10


  • 111


  • 2g


  • 20g


  • 4g




  • 2 Cups Quinoa, dry
  • 4 Cups Water


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Add Quinoa & Water to Pot Add quinoa and water to a medium-sized pot. Place on the stove over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil.

  • 3.

    Reduce Heat & Let Simmer Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until the water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

  • 4.

    Remove From Heat Remove from heat and allow to sit for 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork.

  • 5.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Quinoa is a gluten free grain with a high amount of protein and fiber. It’s rich in quercetin and flavonoids, antioxidants that work to protect healthy cells from damage.

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  • Quinoa

    Quinoa is a quick-cooking grain that can help reduce the amount of time spent in the kitchen.

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    Prepare a large batch of quinoa and use throughout the week. Extras can be frozen and later added to soups, stews, stir frys etc.

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