Chowing down on a big bowl of quinoa is a satisfying and delicious way to debloat. Not only is quinoa protein-packed and rich in digestion-relieving fiber| but it’s also chock-full of potassium ¡ª all reasons why it’s proven to be a superfood! This ancient grain offers a bevy of fantastic benefits for a healthier you. For some creative spins on its ancient magic| here are five quinoa recipes.
Ginger Quinoa Cookies
Photo: Jenny SugarA sweet treat with debloating power? Never say never! These ginger molasses cookies come together in 30 minutes and offer a heaping helping of quinoa’s magic.
Quinoa Pizza Crust
Photo: Jenny SugarHere’s a homemade crust that’s gluten-free and only takes a few steps to whip up ¡ª no kneading or rising required! Made with soaked quinoa and fresh basil| this pizza crust is chewy| flavorful| and much more nutritious than your standard pizzeria fare.
Quinoa and Egg Scramble With Spinach
Photo: Lizzie FuhrIf two scrambled eggs always leave you wanting more| bulk up your breakfast with two healthy ingredients: quinoa and spinach. This satisfying| vitamin-packed scramble takes less than 10 minutes to cook and offers a whopping 19.6 grams of protein per serving.
Jennifer Aniston’s Favorite Quinoa Salad
Photo: Lizzie FuhrIt’s high in fiber| iron| and vitamin C| so you can see all the healthy reasons why actress Jennifer Aniston loves this simple quinoa salad. Think of it as a bulked-up tabbouleh| since detoxifying parsley lays the base of the greens| while a scoop of quinoa and diced avocado provide over 60 percent of your daily recommended fiber.
Cinnamon Quinoa Bake
Photo: Lizzie FuhrProtein first thing in the morning does a body good. If you want to mix up your typical bowl of quinoa in an oatmeal setting| then opt for this creative spin. A cinnamon quinoa bake is a sweet| protein-packed treat to start off your day.