Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a seed that is related to the spinach family. This humble grain-like seed is actually a superfood. Delicious whole grain, easy to digest and full of high quality protein and fiber. Who knew such a a little seed could be such a big deal. And it is.
Quinoa is light, fluffy, slightly crunchy and subtly flavored when cooked. But it’s flavor is only part of such an amazing supergrain. Contains all 9 essential amino acids required as building blocks for muscles. Higher in calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, copper, manganese and zinc more than wheat , barley or corn. Bottom Line, Quinoa is a giant among health benefits and is Truly A Superfood...
Make it a part of your diet and be a part of the many who truly live for health and vitality…
Nutritional Facts - Serving's: 4
Per Serving: - Calories 218; Sodium 203mg;
Fat 3 g; Protein 12g; Carbohydrate 37g;
Cholesterol 0mg; Dietary fiber 9g.
Chop: Onion, Garlic and Cilantro. Open, drain and rinse Black Beans.
Pre measure: ¾ cup Quinoa, ½ cup frozen Corn kernels and one cup Vegetable broth.
Place a large skillet on the stove. Pour 1 tsp of Grapeseed oil in skillet and heat skillet to medium. Place chopped onion into skillet. Sprinkle with ¼ tsp no-salt seasoning. Saute the onions till soft and tender, about 5 minutes. Add Garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
Mix quinoa into the skillet and pour vegetable broth over the quinoa. Mix in Cumin, Cayenne pepper, 1/8 tsp sea salt and black pepper.
Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover skillet with lid and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes.
Stir frozen corn into the simmering mix. Cover skillet & cook for 5 minutes more. Add in the black beans, ¼ tsp no-salt seasoning & Cilantro.
Gently mix through to warm the beans. About 2 minutes...