Healthy Quinoa Recipes

Happy Halloween! Today’s delicious recipe will go perfectly with your ghoulish green smoothie. It can be done in two ways and takes around 5 minutes to make. Jurgen and I have this one for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can serve it as a summer salad or a hot risotto with a poached egg. I’ve created this recipe to target some health areas. There’s mushrooms for brain health, avocado for good fats and red quinoa for protein. It tastes amazing so make a big batch. It’ll be gone in no time!

Red Quinoa SaladHealthy Quinoa Recipes

½ cup of cooked red Quinoa
8 finely sliced mushrooms
3-5 finely sliced spring onions
½ cup of finely sliced red cabbage
1 handful of your favourite herbs
Drizzle of Olive or garlic oil
Himalayan salt & pepper
1 avocado
Lemon juice

Combine the first five ingredients in a serving bowl. Drizzle over the olive or garlic oil and season with Himalayan salt and pepper. Top with avocado, lemon juice and more of your favourite fresh herbs. For a larger salad, add lettuce or spinach leaves.

Red Quinoa Risotto with Poached EggHealhty Quinoa Recipes

½ cup of cooked red Quinoa
8 finely sliced mushrooms
¼ finely sliced red onion
½ cup of finely sliced red cabbage
1 handful of your favourite herbs
Drizzle of Olive or garlic oil
Himalayan salt & pepper
1 avocado
Lemon juice
Poached Egg

Heat a little oil or butter in a pan. Add the red onion, mushrooms and cabbage to the pan. Stir fry until just wilted. Add in the red quinoa and herbs and warm through. Season with Himalayan salt and pepper. Remove from heat and serve on a plate. Drizzle with olive or garlic oil. Serve with avocado, topped with lemon juice, salt and pepper. Top with a poached egg and more fresh herbs.

What’s your favourite healthy summer recipe? Share it in the comments below. Love what you’ve read, share it with your family and friends. Happy Halloween!

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