Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Quinoa Bars

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Quinoa Bars made with chickpeas, hemp hearts and quinoa! | recipe on simplyquinoa.com

Well hello there! Does anyone else spy a little orange tint to those quinoa bars? Oh yes my friends, it's happening. Pumpkin. And chocolate. And quinoa. All wrapped up into one little square of deliciousness. You aren't going to believe me when I tell you about these bars. They're sort of a crazy jumbling of ingredients and my goodness they are good. Like realllllly good. So good in fact, that … [Read more...]

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...]

Muesli & Quinoa Energy Bites

The ULTIMATE on-the-go snack are these healthy muesli energy bites made with peanut butter and flax | recipe on simplyquinoa.com | gluten-free + vegan

In the past 10 days I’ve driven over 1000 miles! From NYC > Vermont > NYC > Massachusetts > NYC Craziness, but it was all for fun visits with friends and family. Totally worth it. Most of the trips were at least 3 hours each way which means I’ve needed to plan my food accordingly. When you have food allergies, or even if you’re just trying to eat healthy, there’s nothing worse … [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...]

No-Bake Chocolate Quinoa Cookies

Dark Chocolate Quinoa Cookies that are NO-BAKE and HEALTHY! | recipe on simplyquinoa.com | gluten-free + vegan

No-bake cookies. One of the best inventions ever. Especially for someone who has no desire to turn on the oven (🙋🙋 this girl) Hooray for one-bowl treats! This is my life right now. I have pretty much zero desire to step foot near my oven. Partly because it’s a bajillion degrees out and warm desserts? Meh. And partly because my tiny oven, in my tiny apartment, heats up the entire space in … [Read more...]

Quinoa + Hummus Zucchini Roll Ups

Quinoa + Hummus Zucchini Roll Ups - a quick, easy and delicious appetizer that's healthy and filled with protein || simplyquinoa.com

Zucchini. It’s back! Initially I was planning on making baked zucchini boats with hummus for you. But a) it’s way too hot to bake anything and b) someone already thought of the idea. So instead we’re going in the no-bake, super simple, mega flavor-packed, high protein direction. With zucchini roll ups! This recipe couldn’t be any easier, my friends. It’s just 5 ingredients, … [Read more...]

Almond & Coconut Quinoa Granola Bars

Almond + Coconut Quinoa Granola Bars // a healthy, on-the-go snack that will fill you up!

Almond + coconut + quinoa. Turns into the best granola bar ever. And granola bars? They’re only one of my favorite snackity snacks in the world. Not only are they delicious, they’re also super portable. So when I’m walking around doing errands and my tummy starts yelling at me to eat some food, I can pop out a granola bar and munch away. Happy taste buds. Happy tummy. I’ve always … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Quinoa Crackers + Homemade Nutella Sandwiches

Peanut Butter Quinoa Crackers + Homemade Nutella Sandwiches - healthy, decadent and gluten-free!

Chocolate and peanut butter. Only the most sensational combination on earth. Am I right?  I pretty much crave it all the time. Breakfast? Done. Snacks? Done. Dessert? You know it. Even just scooping a spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar and sprinkling a few chocolate chips on top gets me giddy. So when this recipe came to me, totally out of no where, I had to make it immediately. I … [Read more...]

Herbed Quinoa Breakfast Wraps

Herbed Quinoa Breakfast Wraps

Sometimes I just gotta have eggs for breakfast. They're comforting, they're quick and they're savory (at least most of the time). Although I tend to go down the sweet road most mornings, making myself a green smoothie or big bowl of oatmeal, on the rare occasion that savory food is calling my name, these quinoa breakfast wraps are my go-to. Not only are they super easy to make and only take … [Read more...]

Superfood Chocolate Brownie Energy Bites

Chocolate Brownie Energy Bites made gluten-free & vegan PLUS with loads of other superfoods | simplyquinoa.com

Well friends, we're at it again. Making little balls of energizing deliciousness. Except this time, we're not going in the cookie-flavored direction. Nope, today we're talking chocolate brownie energy bites. They're rich, fudgy, nutty, chocolatey and sweet. Basically everything that I adore about a good brownies. Except hey, these are actually good for you! I've packed these little balls … [Read more...]