If you’re trying to eat healthier, vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free you’ve probably come across the phrase “quinoa is a superfood”
Why does quinoa taste bitter?
How to make quinoa taste better…
1. Always rinse your quinoa
2. Buy better quinoa
3. Cook quinoa in broth
I hope this helped you out!
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This is my gift to you. Go ahead and save this recipe for the fall. You’ll be glad you did! . Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Pomegranate, Quinoa, and Feta . Serves: 4 . Ingredients: . ½ cup quinoa 1 cup organic chicken or vegetable broth 3-4 cups butternut squash, cut into ½” cubes 1 tsp. Sea salt, divided ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup orange juice ¼ cup pomegranate juice (can use cranberry) 2 Tbsp. water Fresh ground black pepper 1 (5-oz.) bag arugula ½ cup feta, crumbled ¼ cup walnuts ½ cup pomegranate seeds (or dried cranberries) . Directions: . Preheat oven to 425 F (218 C). . The best way to peel a butternut squash safely is to poke holes in it and microwave it for 5-6 minutes. Then, it softens and you can peel it with a vegetable peeler. . Place butternut squash on baking tray and toss with 1-2 tsp. Vegetable oil and ¼ tsp. of salt. . Toss and place in oven once its hot. Cook for 30 minutes at least, or until tender. (The smaller you cut them, the faster they will cook). Turn every 10-15 minutes to prevent squash from burning. . Cook quinoa. In a medium sauce pan combine quinoa and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 15-17 minutes or until quinoa is tender. . In a small bowl, mix the ¼ cup olive oil, ¼ orange juice, ¼ cup pomegranate juice, water, and ½ tsp. Salt and pepper. Use half the dressing to toss with the arugula. Use a little of the dressing to toss with the quinoa. . To plate the salad, place some quinoa on the bottom of plate, then top with dressed arugula and finally the feta, walnuts, and pomegranate seeds. . #healthylifestyle #healthyfood #wellness #wellnessjourney #lunch #salad #quinoa #quinoasalad #quinoabowl #eatclean #onlinecookingclasses #lunchchallenge
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