5 Quinoa Recipies for a Lean, High Protein Diet

“Quinoa, a grain that is used in many South American dishes, is high in protein and is gluten-free. Plus, its mild taste and rich texture make it perfect for different kinds of dishes.”

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Warm Quinoa Salad with Edamame & Tarragon
Toasting quinoa gives it a slightly nutty taste, which complements the walnut flavor and brings out the lemony tarragon dressing. Try this salad over greens like arugula, Boston lettuce leaves, or wilted spinach.
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Quinoa with Latin Flavors
Cilantro, lime, and scallions add a kick to quinoa. This side dish can work well with seafood, poultry, or pork.
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Quinoa Salad with Dried Apricots & Baby Spinach
This sweet and spicy salad is great for a make-ahead lunch or a simple weeknight dinner!
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/recipecomdetail.jsp?recipeId=25102525

Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas
Try this salad the next time you’re craving something crunchy. Substitute shrimp or thin slices of chicken for the scallops to suit your mood.
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/recipecomdetail.jsp?recipeId=25135594

Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad
This salad is jam-packed with heart-healthy ingredients — whole grains (quinoa), legumes (soy-based tofu), and plenty of vegetables.
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/recipecomdetail.jsp?recipeId=25123955

Additional recipies can be found at the following source:
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/quick-recipes/dinner/healthy-quinoa-recipes/

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