Red quinoa comes from the flowering plant Chenopodium quinoa, which is native to South America. Red quinoa is rich in protein, fiber, and many important vitamins and minerals. Plus, it’s higher in antioxidants than other varieties of quinoa, and is naturally gluten-free. When cooked, it fluffs up and has a chewy texture.
Today’s recipe is a combination of tasty yet healthy ingredients for a great way to start the day. The most time is cooking the quinoa. I suggest you put it on in a rice cooker and go get dressed. It’s a good way to change up the carbs in your breakfast while still having a pleasing taste and texture. I used red quinoa but regular quinoa could also be used. Read More