Baked Zucchini Bites (with Gluten Free Option) - Cooking ala Mel - these can also easily be made in a regular versus mini muffin tin - served with Marinara they make a great Appetizer or even a Veggie Side Dish
Creamy Caprese Quinoa c cooked quinoa 1 c of your favorite pasta sauce 2 tb tomato paste c heavy cream c parmesan cheese 1 c mozzarella, divided c grape tomatoes, halved 1 lg bunch fresh basil, cut into ribbons tsp cru
quinoa, fruit + nut bars: 1 cup quinoa flakes 1 cup almonds, whole ¼ cup dessicated coconut dried apple dried cranberries dried apricots ½ cup fruit juice ¼ cup mixed sunflower and pumpkin seeds (plus a little extra to garnish)
Warm and Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa - A stunning berry-studded breakfast quinoa with pecans and blackberries, sweetened with agave nectar or honey. This quinoa porridge would go really well with "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" or "The Magic Porridge Pot.
Hot Oat & Quinoa Cereal-If you think quinoa is only good for savory salads and pilafs, you're missing out. Pair it with steel-cut oats to amplify its hearty flavor. A little maple syrup brings out its sweet side.