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July 2, 2018

by Alyssa Rimmer

Healthy 4th of July Recipes with Quinoa

A list of healthy 4th of July recipes all with a quinoa twist! These simple recipes are full of fresh fruits and vegetables, perfect for summer festivities!

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Holidays and celebrations can be tough when you're trying to navigate your way through the menu while living on a gluten-free diet. For me, I've found that it's easiest if I can contribute something to the meal, which I've made at home, guaranteeing that I can eat it and still be safe.

With 4th of July, it usually means a BBQ in the backyard, fireworks, beer and time spent with friends and family. Healthy food may be the last thing on people's minds. But as a passionate quinoa lover, I want to show you some simple recipes that are not only delicious but are full of fresh fruits and vegetables, and are perfect for this fabulous summer celebration.

 

Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoPerfect Gluten-Free Waffles using @BobsRedMill 1-to-1 Baking Flour

Simply Perfect Quinoa Waffles

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoHealthy Yogurt Bowls with Fruit

Strawberry & Peach Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoThese AMAZING Banana Bread Muffins might be gluten-free, but you'd never be able to tell!
Gluten-Free Banana Bread Muffins

 

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Maple Lime Triple Berry Quinoa Salad

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoBuckwheat + Quinoa Porridge -- the perfect portable breakfast option when you're tired of overnight oats! [gluten-free + vegan]

Raw Buckwheat + Quinoa Porridge

 

 

Appetizers / Soup Recipes

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoHealthy Quinoa Flour Crackers

Quinoa Cracker Thins with Homemade Hummus

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoPerfect Tomato Gazpacho with Serrano Peppers

Super Easy Spicy Tomato Gazpacho

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoVEGAN SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP -- made with less than 10 ingredients and ready in just about 30 minutes!

Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoThe PERFECT summer meal: Hummus Zucchini Roll Ups with quinoa + fresh veggies | simplyquinoa.com

Quinoa + Hummus Zucchini Roll-Ups

 

 

Healthy Summer Entree Recipes

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoIf you're looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal, that tastes like you've spent hours in the kitchen, then look no further. These Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes are sensational.

Quinoa Salmon Cakes

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoThese easy vegetarian quinoa burrito bowls are the perfect recipe to meal prep for a healthy lunch or dinner. It makes 5 days worth of food in less than 20 minutes, is packed with nutrients and tastes delicious!
Meal-Prep Vegetarian Quinoa Burrito Bowls

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoQuinoa Stuffed Zucchini Boats - drizzled in a quick lemon cashew cream sauce | gluten-free + vegan | recipe on simplyquinoa.com

Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini Boats

 

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Burger

 

Healthy Summer Salads

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoBlackberry & Apricot Salad with Quinoa and Mint

Blackberry & Apricot Quinoa Salad

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logocreamy vegan broccoli quinoa salad with sliced almonds

Creamy Vegan Broccoli Quinoa Salad

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoblueberry quinoa power salad with a basil-lime vinaigrette

Blueberry Quinoa Power Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

 

 

Healthy Summer Side Dishes

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoThis summery Zucchini Quinoa Salad is light, flavorful and packed with healthy ingredients!

Summer Squash + Zucchini Quinoa Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoCaprese Quinoa Salad with tomatoes, basil and chickpeas | recipe on simplyquinoa.com
“Caprese” Quinoa Salad

 

Healthy Summer Dessert Recipes

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoEasy Vegan Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoThese DOUBLE Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies are sweet, satisfying and HEALTHY!
Double Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

 

Facebook logoTwitter logoPinterest logoThese HEALTHY Raspberry Quinoa Brownies are packed with protein (4.5g per brownie!) and vegan!

Healthy Raspberry Quinoa Brownies

 

What are you serving for 4th of July?

We'd love to know what some of your favorite 4th of July recipes are! If you have some that you make, let us know in the comments! We can't wait to hear from you. And happy summer!

 

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About Alyssa

Hey there, I’m Alyssa Rimmer, a certified Holistic Nutritionist, yoga-lover, dog mom, and founder of Simply Quinoa. It’s nice to meet you! I created SQ as a way to provide solutions for women just like me, who were struggling to find helpful information about how to live a healthy and fulfilled life. My hope is that you will find inspiration here on SQ – in my story, in my recipes, in the hundreds of wellness articles, and in our amazing community. Welcome!

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  1. Everything looks yummy and I’m glad to know that this foods are healthy to eat.This food’s can’t ruin my diet.

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