Vegetable Stir-Fry over Quinoa


Vegetable Stir-Fry over Quinoa

Quinoa is prepared and consumed like a grain but is actually a seed with a crunchy texture and nutty flavor. Quinoa is a good source of fiber, antioxidants, and minerals (like magnesium, iron, and zinc), and provides all 9 essential amino acids (a complete protein), making it a great addition to salads, soups, and stir-fry's.


Tonight, our stir-fry included:


3 cloves garlic, 2 tbsp. sesame oil, 2 carrots, 1 shallot, 1 pound broccoli (frozen), ½ cup yellow peppers, ¼ cup soy sauce (organic), 3 stalks kale (deveined, and chopped), ¼ cup red cabbage, 3 scallions, and ½ cup tomatoes, over cooked quinoa.


First, start the quinoa. I like to toast the