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Top 3 Sweetest Ways to Enjoy Quinoa

By Sydney Cook
Posted On May 01, 2016
Top 3 Sweetest Ways to Enjoy Quinoa

 

Life is sweet when you can have healthy desserts! Quinoa is considered a superfood for more than one reason. This healthy whole grain revs up your energy levels and its filling fibers keep you satisfied throughout the day. As a supplement for rice, it’s typically eaten for lunch and dinner. But the protein-packed grain can be incorporated in breakfast and desserts too. And it’s pretty darn good.

Photo Credit: Edible Perspective
Photo Credit: Edible Perspective

How is this quinoa banana skillet bake even a real thing? Whether you make it Saturday morning as an addition to brunch or Sunday afternoon to munch on throughout the week, you will not be disappointed. An ideal quinoa banana skillet bake is composed of coconut oil, shredded coconut, dates, and nuts. Top it off with some fancy fruit and chow down!

Photo Credit: Nosh and Nourish
Photo Credit: Nosh and Nourish

Who could’ve ever predicted sweet potato pie with a maple quinoa crust?  I can’t. Is it Thanksgiving yet? With only five ingredients, I’d be a fool to wait until Thanksgiving to try this. All you’ll need is cooked quinoa, brown rice flour, ground flax, butter, and maple syrup.

Photo Credit: Minimalist Baker
Photo Credit: Minimalist Baker

Dark Chocolate Banana Quinoa Breakfast – you had me at chocolate! This simple, yet hearty and healthy breakfast is naturally sweetened with maple syrup and infused with rich cocoa powder. Need I say more?