Quinoa

Quinoa

Quinoa is a great addition to any diet, though it requires proper preparation, cooking and storage for optimal taste and nutrition.  It’s one of our favourite foods to eat and cook with. Very versatile and offers a great gluten, wheat free substitute in many recipes. Here are some facts about the ‘super food’ and plenty of information to successfully cook and store..

Quinoa, Pomegranite, Lamb & Mint Salad

Quinoa, Pomegranite, Lamb & Mint Salad

This colourful salad’s packed with  seasonal summer flavour, balanced nutrients and it’s so easy to prepare. Of all the feasts we fed upon this festive season, the Quinoa, Pomegranite, Lamb & Mint salad really did take the cake. It’s a very tasty, light dish to serve up on any occasion – no one will be disappointed. Great for lunches or..

Dark Choc Pistachio Quinoa Biscuits

Dark Choc Pistachio Quinoa Biscuits

Just the right amount of sweetness, mixed with dark chocolate and nutritious quinoa. These biscuits are delicious and a family favourite! It’s a gluten free recipe, but can be adapted to grain free and nut free also.  There’s additional ingredients needed for grain free and substitutions for NF, listed in the recipe. Adding quinoa increases the protein in the biscuit and combined with..

Pumpkin Quinoa & Bacon Bites

Pumpkin Quinoa & Bacon Bites

These bites are very easy to make and a great high protein, wholesome alternative to pikelets or muffins as snacks. Perfect with salad or cozy in a wrap! They’re gluten, grain free and delicious –  what’s not to love about the main 3 ingredients pumpkin, quinoa & bacon?! 🙂 Pumpkin and Quinoa are highly nutritious ingredients; high in protein, Vitamin A, C and minerals,..

Perfect Paleo Porridge

Perfect Paleo Porridge

When you’re looking for a healthy, light but very satisfying breakfast before a busy day or morning work – out, give this baby a whirl and you’ll never be sorry! It’s the perfect combination of filling- yet – light, gluten- free quinoa flakes, also high in protein, plus a good serving of mineral -rich seeds,  a touch of healthy sweetness and essential fats..

Perfect Paleo Pancakes

Perfect Paleo Pancakes

When you build your breakfast with a source of protein, you’ll reap the benefits of longer lasting energy throughout the morning and curb the cravings for sweet treats before lunch. If you’re tired of waking to eggs, bacon or smoothies, I recommend trying these protein – packed pancakes for a delicious change. Coconut and Buckwheat flours plus Quinoa (keen-wa) are the high protein..

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