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Super Easy Quinoa Recipes for Everyday

Author - Alyssa Rimmer

Short on time, but still, want to feed your family something healthy? Choose from one of these 25 easy quinoa recipes!

25 of the BEST easy Quinoa Recipes

One of my absolute favorite things about quinoa is how easy it is to prepare. We've made our fair share of recipes together, and seen how versatile this little seed  can be, but today I wanted to focus on two things:

1) Easy

2) Speedy

Isn't it great when you can pull a delicious dinner together in under 30 minutes? Or when you want to whip up a fabulous gluten-free breakfast and only need to use 5 ingredients? We've done these all before, but these easy quinoa recipes have never been in the same place.

Today, rather than sharing a brand new recipe, I wanted to pull a list of my top 25 easy quinoa recipes. I'll continue to build on this post (or perhaps we'll post a series as the site continues to grow), but for those of us who are strapped on time and in need of simple recipes, here's an eclectic mix for you to choose from!

Breakfast

The Perfect Fall Smoothie with Carrot Cake

Healthy Carrot Cake Smoothie

 

These VEGAN quinoa breakfast tacos are the perfect way to start the day -- protein-packed, fiber-rich and loads of veggies!

Quinoa Breakfast Tacos with Kale + Butternut Squash

 

How to make Quinoa Flakes

Healthy Chocolate Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

 

Soups

creamy coconut mushroom quinoa soup

Creamy Coconut & Mushroom Soup

 

COCONUT QUINOA CURRY -- made in the slow cooker with only a few simple ingredients. Only fresh, wholesome ingredients, it's naturally gluten-free AND vegetarian too!

Slow Cooker Coconut Quinoa Curry

 

Spring Quinoa Minestrone with all sorts of amazing seasonal veggies! Hearty, simply and delicious!

Spring Vegetable Quinoa Minestrone

 

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Chowder - ready in 30 minutes and PACKED with plant-based protein (vegan + GF)

30-Minute Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Chowder

 

Salads

healthy quinoa salad with almonds and green beans

Green Bean & Almond Quinoa Salad

 

Summer Squash & Zucchini Quinoa Salad Recipe

Summer Squash + Zucchini Quinoa Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

 

asian quinoa power salad with edamame and a ginger-miso dressing

Asian Quinoa Power Salad

 

Entrees

Tomato & Zucchini Quinoa Pizza -- a simple, flavorful, plant-based pizza recipe that is absolutely PERFECT for summer!

Summer Tomato & Zucchini Quinoa Pizza

 

Super Easy Vegetable Quinoa Fried Rice that's made in less than 10 minutes and uses only 8 ingredients! (it's also gluten-free + vegetarian)

10 Minute Vegetable Quinoa “Fried Rice”

 

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

 

These healthy Cilantro Lime Black Bean Quinoa Tacos are the PERFECT recipe for summer! Light, flavorful, healthy and super SIMPLE! [vegan]

Cilantro Lime Black Bean Quinoa Tacos

Vegan Lentil + Quinoa Meatloaf -- it might sound strange, but it's absolutely AMAZING! Even meat-lovers will love this loaf! {gluten-free}

Vegan Lentil + Quinoa Meatloaf

 

Easy Vegan Mac and Cheese

5-Ingredient Quinoa Mac and Cheese

 

how to make quinoa stuffed sweet potatoes

Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

 

Curry Roasted Vegetable Quinoa bowls with cauliflower, sweet potatoes, chickpeas, kale and a creamy tahini dressing!

Curry Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Bowls

Snacks

Healthy Protein Bars with Peanut Butter

No-Bake Peanut Butter Power Bars

 

Vegan Buffalo Quinoa Bites & Vegan Ranch Dip

 

I'm totally bringing these mini quinoa pizza bites to my next neighborhood party. They're so easy to make, taste like pizza and are surprisingly healthy too!

Mini Quinoa Pizza Bites with Hummus + Crispy Chickpeas

 

Crunchy Toasted Coconut Quinoa Bites >> only 5 ingredients, naturally sweetened and 100% gluten-free

Crunchy Toasted Coconut Butter Quinoa Bites

Dessert

vegan chocolate chia pudding with hemp seeds for extra protein

Chocolate Quinoa  & Chia Pudding

 

My absolute favorite brownie recipe EVER! These healthy quinoa brownies are fudgy, rich and delicious!

Fudgy Salted Quinoa Brownies

 

no bake turtle cookie quinoa energy bites with dates and pecans

Turtle Cookie Quinoa Energy Bites

 

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25 of the BEST easy Quinoa Recipes

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  1. Thank you for these great recipes, I love them! I eat healthy vegetarian and your recipes are right up my alley, so glad I found you. Super delicious AND nutritious!

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