Mexican Quinoa Recipe

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An excellent one-pot meal, this yummy Mexican quinoa recipe is a hearty flavor-packed meal. A one-pan Mexican food idea that is light and a delicious meal for a busy weeknight.

Quinoa is gluten-free and high in protein, and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids. Quinoa has a natural coating called saponin. This natural coating can make the cooked grain taste bitter or soapy. It's easy to get rid of by rinsing the quinoa just before cooking. Other cookbooks suggest soaking it overnight to remove the bitterness.

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1 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 jalapeno
1 cup quinoa
1 cup vegetable broth
15 oz can black beans
15 oz can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
1 cup corn kernels
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1 avocado
2 tbsp lime juice
1 oz cilantro leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add minced garlic, minced jalapeno, and cook, stirring until fragrant.
  3. Stir in quinoa, vegetable broth, drained beans,...
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Nutritions

Calories
657

Sodium
163mg
6% DV

Fat
17g
27% DV

Protein
30g
61% DV

Carbs
97g
32% DV

Fiber
23g
94% DV

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1 tbsp. ground chia
3 tbsp water
1/3 cup melted butter ( I used Earth Balance )
1/4 cup melted refined coconut oil
1 cup coconut sugar
1/3 cup full fat coconut milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups 1 for 1 Gluten-Free Flour ( I used Bob's Red Mill )
1 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate chunks ( I used Enjoy Life Foods )
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
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  1. In a small bowl, mix together the chia and water. Allow to sit, while you prep the wet ingredients.
  2. Add sugar to melted butter and mix well. Follow with chia, vanilla and coconut milk and...
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Nutritions

Calories
259

Sodium
202mg
8% DV

Fat
15g
23% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
20g
6% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

Slow Cooker Monday Pie

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Monday Pie. How to make the most delicious Monday pie using your roast dinner leftovers in the slow cooker. Then how to transform your Monday pie leftovers into a delicious Tuesday Carbonara. Works well with leftover roast beef, roast turkey, roast chicken, roast ham, or roast lamb.

Soft and fluffy homemade dinner rolls are the perfect addition to any meal. From a holiday spread on Thanksgiving or Christmas to a simple Sunday supper at Grandma's, the warm, buttery yeast rolls always disappear fast. They're a family favorite with both kids and adults!

0.25 oz package dry active yeast
1/4 c lukewarm water
3/4 c whole milk ( scalded )
1/4 c shortening
1/4 c sugar
1 t salt
1 egg
3 c all purpose flour
1 T melted butter
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  • In a small bowl, stir together yeast and warm water. Allow to rest for 5-10 minutes, until foamy.
  • In a large mixing bowl fitted with a dough hook or paddle attachment, combine scalded milk,...
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Nutritions

Calories
210

Sodium
171mg
7% DV

Fat
1g
3% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
40g
13% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV
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