I have just discovered quinoa. It's a lovely little protein-packed grain with the consistency of couscous and a healthful resume. The first time we cooked quinoa (pronounced Keen-Wah), we fell in love with the texture and its ability to be a blank canvas to all kinds of flavors; the love affair has continued from there.
This week, I have two quinoa recipes to share, both of which I have tested, both of which are tasty.
Feeling summery? Try Quinoa with Corn and Scallions:
Remember how I said quinoa was good for you? Remember when I said you could add pretty much anything to it? Remember my love of cheese? (You see where this is going, right?) One of my lovely Pinterest pals found Quinoa Mac and Cheese, and I couldn't resist. Grains. Cheese. What's not to love?