Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe is safe for those with GERD.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"The air of Provence was particularly perfumed by the refined essence of this mystically attractive bulb." -Alexandre Dumas, Author

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Quinoa has a rich, nutty flavor all on its own. Try this instead of rice with your meals.



Simple Quinoa

Servings: 2 | Serving size: about 1 cup

Cooking Time: 45 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied and makes great leftovers. Serve hot or cold.

Simple Quinoa


1 1/2 cups water
1/8 tsp. salt
fresh ground black pepper to taste
1/2 cup uncooked quinoa

Place the water, salt and pepper in a skillet over high heat.

When the water boils, add the quinoa and reduce the heat until the quinoa is simmering.

Cook for 10 minutes covered and the remove the lid.

Continue to simmer until the quinoa is soft and the liquid evaporated.

Add more water 1/4 cup at a time if needed.

When the water has evaporated, turn off the heat and cover.

Let stand for 5 minutes.

Fluff the quinoa with a fork and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 cup

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 156 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value
Total Fat 3g 4%
    Saturated Fat 0g 1%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 148mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 10%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
    Sugars 0g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 11%
Vitamin K 0mcg Potassium 241mg
Magnesium 86mg