1. Substitute Rice
Quinoa can be a wonderful way to substitute rice. Although if you can’t give up rice, cook both using more quinoa than rice or visa versa. This can be a great way to monitor carbohydrate consumption while still eating those carbs you crave.
2. Mix with Pasta
Adding any Vegetables to your pasta will be a plus to the dish, but if you add quinoa as well, it gives you another source of protein also all nine essential Amino Acids!
3. Make Quinoa Granola
Quinoa granola gives an awesome alternative to trail mix.
Full of protein and tons of other nutrients this can be a great snack for hiking, biking, or anytime.
Check out this Recipe I found while looking to make this myself.
4. Mix into a Salad!
Making Quinoa before hand to mix into a salad reaps a few benefits. First of all it increases the amount of protein in your salad overall by quite a bit, it give’s your salad another layer of flavor as well as texture and you get to feel better about your salad toppings.