Using Quinoa – Veggie lunch

Someone asked me if the activated quinoa was so super duper I am now a new woman. To be honest I don’t really know but it tastes great.  I did find A LOT of information on line but in short I think the below may satisfy the basics of the benefits:

Quinoa has the most protein out of any other grain. Activated it is also full of nutrients like iron, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, zinc, magnesium, fibre, vitamin B6 and vitamin E.  However I am not so scientific I try and eat well in order to feel good – and if it doesn’t taste good it can be super healthy and still a no go.

For lunch today I thought I better eat some of my now magic quinoa so I chopped:

  • 1/4 of a red chilli
  • 1/2 a spring onion /scallion
  • 1/4 of a red pepper
  • 1 big leaf of kale
  • 4 cm or so of courgette/zucchini (I actually grated this)

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To this I added 2 dl of cooked quinoa, an egg, salt and pepper as well as 1 tbs of tamari. Then I fried it in a pan for 5-7 minutes in a little oil and then I served it as is with a little herb salt.  I just did a 12km run in the sun so feeling proud of myself and a little salt deficient. I don’t think it will win most beautiful meal or anything but it was delicious!

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