Try These 7 Yummy Quinoa Recipes

Searching for a new meatless recipe? Insert our good buddy quinoa! Filled with heart-healthy fats and a heckuva lot of protein, it's a no brainer for those who don't eat meat — even if it's just once a week.

1. Red Quinoa Veggie Burger
Veggie burgers might be a good transition into the meat-free way of life, and these feature red quinoa. Hearty, healthy, and gluten free…they could be served between buns or crumbled over a salad.

2. Vegan Quinoa Falafel Bowl
Quinoa provides the sturdy foundation for this Vegan Quinoa Falafel Bowl. Middle Eastern meets South American meets delicious.

3. Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

If you have a taste for Southwest cuisine – and like the idea of a super colorful dish on your plate, these stuffed peppers should be right up your alley.

4. Quinoa Black Bean Tacos

If you’re looking for a quick post-work dinner, Quinoa Black Bean Tacos fit the bill. They’re easy to make and sure to cure your craving for Mexican food!

6. Quinoa Bowl

I know, I know, another salad. But this one has a whole lot of good shiitake in it. And it’s the salad that eats like a bowl. A quinoa bowl. You get it.

7. Quinoa Crockpot Pumpkin Oatmeal
From dinner bowls to breakfast bowls. This Crockpot Pumpkin Oatmeal screams fall and cozy and might taste like pumpkin pie. Quinoa in the morning!!

8. Quinoa Brittle
You guessed it. Or maybe you didn’t. But that, my friends is Quinoa brittle. Hear me out. I realize it’s not a meal. But it IS a healthy – and hearty – snack, and in a pinch – say, the middle of a work day – or on a roadtrip – or at night on the couch – that can feel like a meal. Or at least a step in the meatless direction.