Turmeric Citrus Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 259.0
  • Total Fat: 7.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 150.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 7.6 g

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Yummy on its own or as a side, warm or cold. Yummy on its own or as a side, warm or cold.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup quinoa, dry
    2 cup (8 fl oz) Water
    1 1tsp Coconut Oil
    1 tbsp Lemon juice
    1 tbsp Lemon Rind, Grated (6g)
    1.5 tsp Turmeric, ground
    .25 tsp Salt
    .25 cup (not packed) Raisins
    .25 cup cashew nuts, raw, chopped
    1 stalk Green Onion, chopped
    1 tbsp Fresh Mint Leaves, chopped


Endless variations:
GRAIN : bulgur, rice, buckwheat, wheat berries
CITRUS : lime, tamarind
DRIED FRUIT : apricots, figs, cranberries
HERB : cilantro, parsley, basil
NUT : almonds, peanuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds
ALLIUM : garlic, shallot, red onion, chives
PROTEIN : add tofu, tempeh, seitan


Cook quinoa until light and fluffy, about 10-15 minutes. (Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, until all water is absorbed.)
Allow the quinoa to cool until it's warm to the touch, then stir in the remaining ingredients.
Taste and adjust salt as needed.
Serve warm or cold.
Garnish with extra raisins, cashews, mint, or green onion.

Serving Size: Makes about 4 half-cup servings

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