20 Healthy Quinoa Recipes for Back-to-School

20 super healthy Back-to-School recipes all using QUINOA! From breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner | simplyquinoa.com

Wow. Can we just talk about how fast this summer has flown by? Seriously, it feels like I've been in a some sort of alternate reality where we move through time at lightening speed. But sadly, the only thing we can do about it is cling on to the last glimpses of summer produce and get our minds in autumn mode. For many of you, that means kids are heading back to school and you're getting back … [Read more...]

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars - they make the best grab-and-go breakfast treat, plus they're packed with protein! {recipe on simplyquinoa.com}

And my quinoa breakfast obsession continues. This time, it’s a spin on my flourless quinoa breakfast bars, studded with fresh, juicy blueberries, with a hint of tangy lemon. Every bite is bursting with flavor, they’re only lightly sweetened and have this wonderful hearty texture. A fill-you-up bar that’s perfect for oatmeal, fruit and on-the-go breakfast lovers alike. But before I tell you … [Read more...]

Stone Fruit Quinoa Crumble

This AMAZING Stone Fruit Quinoa Crumble is made with only natural ingredients and is healthy enough to eat for breakfast | simplyquinoa.com

Friends, it’s August. Can you believe it? With only one month left in summer, I’m taking every opportunity to eat as much summer fruit as humanly possible. Berries, peaches, watermelon, cherries, even cantaloupe and musk melon (not the biggest fan). Filling my bowl to the brim for breakfast, jamming them into my morning and afternoon smoothies and snacking on them throughout the day. I can't … [Read more...]

Zucchini Bread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Zucchini Bread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies - a decadent and healthy way to start your day || www.simplyquinoa.com || gluten-free

When your morning involves cookies, you know it’s going to be a good day. Especially when those cookies are sweet, chewy and totally healthy. Who wouldn’t want to eat healthy cookies for breakfast? Today I’m bringing you my latest and great quinoa breakfast cookie flavor: zucchini bread. This delicious (and nutritious) breakfast treat tastes like a dessert but is actually packed with fiber, … [Read more...]

Lemon Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

Lemon Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes with a quick Blueberry Chia Sauce | www.simplyquinoa.com

Simple, classic and delicious. Just how pancakes should be. Perfect for a lazy weekend. My perfect weekend morning looks a little something like this: we wake up late and head to our local coffee and juice shops (coffee for him, juice for her), then meander our way through Central Park with Trevi in tow. The sun is shining, but it’s not hot. The park lights up with that soft morning glow. It’s … [Read more...]

Refreshing Raspberry Smoothie

Refreshing Raspberry Smoothie makes for the perfect breakfast |www.simplyquinoa.com | with bananas, raspberries and pineapple it's got a tropical twist I can't resist!

This refreshing raspberry smoothie has become a staple in my morning smoothie rotation. It’s funny because I used to be all about green smoothies - packing as many vegetables as I could into that blender and basically telling myself I was eating a salad for breakfast. While I still love my green smoothies, lately I’ve been finding myself making smoothies with a fruity base and little (to no…) … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Post-Workout Smoothie

The Ultimate Post-Workout Smoothie with coconut water, fruit, protein and quinoa!

Over the last 8 weeks, I’ve really hit my fitness stride. And it feels AWESOME! I haven’t talked much about fitness here, but it’s become such an important part of my healthy lifestyle that I can’t not share it with you. I also sent out a survey to all my subscribers yesterday (I’d love for you to fill it out if you haven’t yet) and realized that SO many of you are also integrating fitness into … [Read more...]

Strawberry + Coconut Overnight Quinoa

Strawberry + Coconut Overnight Quinoa // it tastes like strawberry shortcake but is SO much healthier - with out the sugar, carbs + fat!

Okay breakfast lovers who have no real time to make a healthy breakfast, I’ve got you covered with this one today. It's a creamy, dreamy, fruit-filled, protein-packed overnight quinoa recipe. And it’s simply amazing. Think strawberry shortcake meets overnight oats meets fluffy white quinoa. Match made in heaven? YES. By now you know that breakfast is my jam, especially when it involves a … [Read more...]

Flourless Banana-Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Healthiest breakfast bars ever >> Flourless Banana Quinoa Breakfast Bars [gluten-free + vegan]

If you’ve ever woken up in the morning, realized it’s an hour past the time you were supposed to be up and you dash out the door with wrinkled clothes, unwashed hair, and barely any makeup on, then these quinoa breakfast bars are for you. (oh no, I’m definitely not speaking from experience or anything) They make the ultimate on-the go meal. They’re packed with pretty much everything you need to … [Read more...]

Vegan Coconut Oil Quinoa Granola

Vegan Coconut Oil Quinoa Granola made with a blend of oats and quinoa flakes, nuts and seeds, and sweetened with maple syrup {gluten-free} || simplyquinoa.com

You guys...this granola. I’ve made it a hundred million times and can’t believe it’s taken me this long to share it with you. It started as one of those recipes where I just threw everything into the bowl, never really measuring, and it turned out to be my favorite granola I'd ever made. And of course I didn't measure, so the next hundred batches revolved around me adding different nuts and … [Read more...]