Recipes — quinoa

Mark Collins
Lemon Rosemary Basmati Rice, Quinoa, and Chicken

Lemon Rosemary Basmati Rice, Quinoa, and Chicken

Like most people, you may know that Basmati rice is different. Is it fancier? Rarer? What is it really? Why is it dearly loved in curries, pilafs and served with braised meat?  What makes it so flippin’ special? Did aliens send it to us from Krypton? Does it have a weakness? Wait. Those last two questions are from Smallville. There Are Many Kinds of Rice Rice is classified in different groups by various sizes, including long-grain, medium-grain, and short-grain. The names pretty much tell it all. Long-grain is skinny and long. It includes basmati, jasmine, and the popular American long-grain....

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Mark Collins
Enchilada Red Quinoa Sausage Balls and Roasted Vegetables

Enchilada Red Quinoa Sausage Balls and Roasted Vegetables

 Are you looking for a flippin' delicious way to use cooked red quinoa? How about some enchilada-style meatballs with chimichurri marinated roasted vegetables? This restaurant-quality meal has all the flavor of your favorite Mexican Cantina, without all the fat and junk you find in most of those places.   Enchilada Red Quinoa Sausage Balls and Roasted Vegetables Meatballs Lean Turkey Sausage| 1 lb.Organic Grains Red Quinoa, cooked| 1 cup Ground Cumin| 1 tsp Ground Chili| 2 tsp Garlic, minced| 2 Tbsp.Onion, minced| 1/4 cupGreen chiles, chopped| 1/4 cupEgg|1 Organic Red Enchilada Sauce| 1 can (15 oz) Directions: In the medium bowl,...

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Mark Collins
Pepper& Chia Encrusted Seared Ahi with Spicy Cilantro Sesame Sauce and Coconut Quinoa

Pepper& Chia Encrusted Seared Ahi with Spicy Cilantro Sesame Sauce and Coconut Quinoa

 Chia seeds are perhaps, one of the most amazing seeds for coating fish. It sounds weird right? We've been pleasantly surprised by how simple it is to encrust a filet without adding any additional egg or sticky substance. That's because of the way chia naturally absorbs water. It becomes sticky on it's own and then when it is seared in a dry pan on this Ahi, it becomes crunchy! It's the coolest weirdest thing ever! Chia, loaded with omega 3 oils is the perfect way to eat your tuna. This Asian fusion dish uses a little twist on the rice,...

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Mark Collins
Country Quinoa Cornbread

Country Quinoa Cornbread

Cornbread is one of the hearty quick-breads that goes with every meal. Drizzled with syrup you can eat it for breakfast or topped with beans it makes a great dinner! This recipe uses the unique addition of  cooked quinoa in the batter to add to the texture and keep this bread extra moist and tender for several days. We round out the nutrition by using our sprouted white wheat flour for depth of flavor that's hard to beat! It'll be a family favorite that you'll return to again and again.  Country Quinoa Cornbread Yield: 12 slices Prep time: 35 minutes...

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