20 Healthy Quinoa Recipes for Back-to-School

Author - Alyssa Rimmer

20 super healthy QUINOA recipes perfect for back-to-school time! From breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner |

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 on a regular work schedule again. It can be a busy time of year, so I wanted to pull together a few recipes to make things a little bit easier.

Below I've got 20 of my favorite healthy quinoa recipes that are perfect for the “back-to-school” season. From ideas for on-the-go breakfasts, healthy lunches, portable snacks AND quick and cozy dinners, my hope is that this list makes meal time a tiny bit more enjoyable



Zucchini Bread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies from

Zucchini Bread Breakfast Cookies
from Simply Quinoa


High Protein Quinoa Pudding with Chia seeds...over 18g of protein per serving without using protein powders!

Protein Quinoa-Chia Pudding
from Simply Quinoa


Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Quinoa Muffins + other ideas for easy, back to school meal ideas! | found on

Banana Chocolate Chip Quinoa Muffins
from Simply Quinoa



Crispy Black Bean Quinoa Burritos + other healthy ideas for back to school lunches! | found on

Black Bean Quinoa Burritos
from Two Peas + Their Pod


Cheezy Broccoli Quinoa Burgers (gluten-free + vegan) | recipe found on

Cheezy Broccoli Quinoa Burgers
from Simply Quinoa


Quinoa + Hummus Zucchini Roll Ups [vegan] | recipe on

Quinoa + Hummus Zucchini Roll Ups
from Simply Quinoa


Quinoa Pizza Crust made with only 5 ingredients - perfect for back to school lunches! | recipe on

Quinoa Pizza (with toppings of choice)
from Simply Quinoa


Buffalo Quinoa Pizza Bites - perfect for back to school lunches! | recipe on

Buffalo Quinoa Pizza Bites
from Simply Quinoa


Mini Quinoa Pizza Bites - perfect for back to school lunches! | find more on

Mini Quinoa Pizza Bites
from Wonky Wonderful



Snickerdoodle Energy Bites - a healthy, energy-filled snack that you can take on the go! | recipe on

Snickerdoodle Energy Bites
from Simply Quinoa


Healthy Quinoa + Chocolate Chip Granola Bars - a perfect back to school snack to make for kids! | find more inspiration on

Quinoa + Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
from iFoodreal


Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Bites - a healthy, kid-friendly snack that's super easy to make!

Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Bites
from And They Cooked Happily Ever After


No-Bake Chocolate Quinoa Cookies make for a wonderful snack OR dessert - they're super healthy!

No-Bake Chocolate Quinoa Cookies
from Simply Quinoa



Easy Mexican Quinoa Casserole - a hearty, comforting dish perfect for fall | find more at

Easy Mexican Quinoa Casserole
from Pinch of Yum


Healthy Loaded Sweet Potato Skins with kale, quinoa and goat cheese! | recipe on

Healthy Loaded Sweet Potatoes
from Simply Quinoa


Quinoa Chicken Parm + other delicious ideas for healthy back-to-school dinners!

Quinoa Chicken Parmesan
from Damn Delicious


5-Ingredient Quinoa Mac + Cheese AND tons of other healthy dinner ideas for back-to-school

Quinoa Mac + Cheese
from Simply Quinoa

HEALTHY Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers + other delicious ideas for healthy back-to-school dinners!

Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
from Minimalist Baker


Creamy Chicken + Quinoa Broccoli Casserole + other delicious ideas for healthy back-to-school dinners!

Chicken + Quinoa Broccoli Casserole
from Pinch of Yum


Quinoa Fried Rice - made in only 10 minutes! Easy, healthy and vegetarian! | find more on

10-Minute Quinoa Fried Rice
from Simply Quinoa


Hope this helps you simplify your meal planning!
xo Alyssa

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