Healthy Quinoa Recipes

An Alternative to Rice


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME  20-25 minutes

TOTAL TIME  30 minutes

SERVINGS 2 servings

Quinoa is often mistaken for a grain, but it actually comes from a seed. Moreover, this superfood will boost your energy levels thanks to a high amount of iron, magnesium, and fiber. and the greatest benefit to some is its low-glycemic impact. Studies have shown that the low-GI diet may result in weight loss, reduce blood sugar levels and lower the risks of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter(if you use salted butter additional salt is not necessary)

  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt (optional)

  • 1 cup water


Instructions

Marinate

  1. Wash Quinoa and strain to fully drain all liquids.

Cook

  1. Using a small sauce pan combine all ingredients and bring to a boil

  2. Cover sauce pan and allow to simmer for 20 minutes, or until all the liquid is absorbed.

Enjoy!

  1. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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