Articles Tagged quinoa

Quinoa Raspberry Muffins

22 | June 18, 2013

Quinoa seems to be everywhere these days. It’s on the foodie trend path faster than chocolate dipped bacon sprinkled with fairy farts and even bigger than a Kardashian made for tv drama – ugh I mean wedding. In the past I haven’t posted many quinoa recipes because no one was really interested back then. Remember quinoa sweet potato burgers with sweet snow pea slaw from years ago? Yeah, didn’t think so – but you should because they’re pretty delish in my opinion. With it’s perfect balance of carbs and protein, quinoa’s a great choice to add to your family’s diet

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After months of trial and error I have finally found my favorite veggie burger and all it took was a little quinoa. If you haven’t discovered quinoa yet, it is a grain like crop grown for it’s seeds. It’s actually not a grain at all but closely related to beets and spinach believe it or not. Packed with protein, magnesium and iron this nutty flavored seed is perfect for toddlers, kids, and insane marathon/ultra runners like my husband. These burgers have now become a favorite in this house but I warn you it took awhile for Mia to get used