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Lately, I have become addicted to incorporating Quinoa into recipes and meals. My kids like it, I love it, and it’s ridiculously healthy for you. You could almost say we have become addicted. We love Quinoa Recipes and think you will too. 

Recently, a friend of mine who is trying to eat healthier and lose weight, asked me to help him find some products that taste good and that he could use as a substitute for other less healthy choices. I immediately thought of Quinoa and wanted to share recipes and ways to prepare it, so he’d have plenty of options.

Health Benefits of Quinoa

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations officially declared that 2013 be recognized as “The International Year of the Quinoa.” And it’s no wonder why, the little grain is an amazing addition to any dish. And the health benefits are amazing.  You can learn and read more about all the health benefits of quinoa by visiting this article from

Cooking Quinoa

There are a few things you need to do to cook your Quinoa correctly and have it come out perfect every time. Here are some articles to show you.

How To Cook Fluffy, Tasty Quinoa Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

5 Most Common Mistakes When Cooking Quinoa from Bon Appétit

Love Quinoa?

Love Quinoa as much as we do? Here you’ll find over 200+ recipes from around the web, that you can even make tonight. From Quinoa breakfast recipes, to Quinoa dinner recipes, we cover everything including Quinoa Dessert recipes! It’s all here and there is something for every taste, every style and every meal!

Quinoa Stuffed Portabello’s from Liz the Chef

Quinoa-CookiesQuinoa Cookies with Coconut and Chocolate

Winter-Squash-Quinoa-1024x758Winter Squash Quinoa from a Thought For Food

quinoa-pancakes-recipeQuinoa Pancakes from Betsy Life

IMG_8663-pm600cChipotle Quinoa Chili from Alida’s Kitchen

Quinoa-stuffed-sweet-potatoes1Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from CitronLimette

fake-gingerEasy Greek Quinoa Grilled Chicken Salad from Fake Ginger

blueberry_feta_quinoa_featureBlueberry Feta Quinoa Salad from Family Spice

broccoli-cheddar-quinoa-casserole-600Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Casserole Tart from The Wimpy Vegetarian

Quinoa-Cranberry-MuffinsQuinoa Cranberry Orange Muffins from Connoissuerus Veg


Moroccan Quinoa, Avocado and Orange Salad from 84th&3rd

vegquinoaenchiladasVeggie Quinoa Enchiladas

Nutty-Tropical-Quinoa-BreakfastNutty Tropical Quinoa Breakfast

QuinoaScrambleQuinoa Scramble from Roots and Blossom

corn-black-bean-and-quinoa-saladCorn and Black Bean Quinoa Salad from Gimme Some Oven

QuinoaBreakfastBarsQuinoa Breakfast Bars from Yummy Workshop

curried-quinoaCurried Quinoa from Living Lou

Quinoa-baked-eggs-with-spinach-and-pancettaQuinoa Baked Eggs with Spinach and Pancetta from Domesticate Me

Quinoa-Breakfast-Casserole-Marla-Meridith-Photography-IMG_6460Quinoa Sweet Potato Breakfast Bake from Family Fresh Cooking

Quinoa-Peanut-Butter-Banana-BarsQuinoa Peanut Butter Banana Bars from She Knows

QuinoaEnglishMuffins1Quinoa English Muffins from Cooking Quinoa

Quinoa-Shrimp-PaellaQuinoa Shrimp Paella from SkinnyMs

Quinoa Mac and CheeseQuinoa Mac and Cheese from Around the Table RI

quinoa-sourdough-stuffing-with-garlic-butter-mushroomsPretzel Bread Quinoa Stuffing with Garlic Butter Mushrooms from How Sweet It Is


 And 200+ More GREAT Quinoa recipes! Have one you want to add? Simply link it up at the bottom!


  1. Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Bites from And They Cooked Happily Ever After
  2. Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bake  from Cucina Libera
  3. Apple Cinnamon and Quinoa Muffin Top Cookies from Oh My Veggies
  4. Apple Peanut Butter Breakfast Quinoa from Steph’s Bite By Bite
  5. Asian Quinoa Salad from Cooking on the Front Burner
  6. Asian Toasted Quinoa with Mushrooms from The Garden Grazer
  7. Baked Sweet & Sour Chicken with Quinoa from Alida’s Kitchen
  8. Baked Tomatoes with Quinoa from CitronLimette
  9. Banana Nut Granola with Quinoa from So Lets Hang Out
  10. Banana Oat Cashew Quick Bread from Vegan Richa
  11. BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
  12. Beef, Potato and Quinoa Soup from Skinny Taste
  13. Black Quinoa Cakes from The Tomato Tart
  14. Blueberry Almond and Amaretto Quinoa Crisp from Closet Cooking
  15. Blueberry Crumble Crisp from Gluten-Free Goddess
  16. Breakfast Quinoa from The Kitchen Paper
  17. Breakfast Quinoa Bowl from The Vegan Chickpea
  18. Breakfast Quinoa with Pomegranate from Family Spice
  19. Broccoli and Quinoa Salad from OverTime Cook
  20. Broccoli Quinoa Quesadillas from Oh My Veggies
  21. Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites from So Very Blessed
  22. Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad from Alida’s Kitchen
  23. Carrot Quinoa Breakfast Bread from Cabot
  24. Cauliflower Quinoa Cakes from Mom, What’s For Dinner?
  25. Cheddar Chicken Quinoa Bake from Running to the Kitchen
  26. Cheesy Quinoa and Asparagus Bake from Hungry Couple New York
  27. Cheesy Quinoa Bites from Fake Ginger
  28. Chewy Chocolate Quinoa Cookies from Including Cake!
  29. Chia Seed Quinoa Muffins from Eat Yourself Skinny
  30. Chicken and Salsa Verde Quinoa Bowl from Wonky Wonderful
  31. Chocolate Chip Banana Quinoa Pancakes from She Bakes Here
  32. Chocolate Chip Quinoa Energy Bars from Cooking Quinoa
  33. (Chocolate Dipped) Quinoa Coconut Bars from Olives and Wine
  34. Chocolate Quinoa Brownies from Gluten-Free Goddess
  35. Chocolate Quinoa Crunch Bars from Queen of Quinoa
  36. Chocolate Sour Cream Quinoa Quick Bread from Bob’s Red Mill
  37. Cilantro & Quinoa Soup from palate/palette/plate
  38. Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Parfait from Epicurean Mom
  39. Cinnamon Maple Breakfast Quinoa from Lauren’s Latest
  40. Coconut Crusted Brie Stuffed Quinoa Bites from Half Baked Harvest
  41. Coconut Quinoa & Cherry Compote from What’s Cooking Good Looking
  42. Coconut Quinoa Banana Bread from Coffee and Quinoa
  43. Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad from Family Spice
  44. Crispy Quinoa Sliders from How Sweet It Is
  45. Crispy Sweet Potato Chipotle Enchiladas from Spabettie
  46. Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad from Ambitious Kitchen
  47. Curried Quinoa and Asparagus Salad from The Clever Carrot
  48. Curried Quinoa Wrap from
  49. Crunchy Bean, Quinoa & Carrot Salad from Green Kitchen Stories
  50. Dark Chocolate Superfood Granola from Cupcakes and Kale Chips
  51. Dark Chocolate Energy Bites from Happy Food Healthy Life
  52. Dark Chocolate Quinoa Truffles from The Queen of Quinoa
  53. Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge from Florida Coastal Cooking
  54. Fruit Pizza with a Maple Quinoa Crust from Almond’s and Avocado’s
  55. Fruit and Quinoa Breakfast Bowls from A Spot of Whimsy
  56. Garlic Butter Shrimp and Quinoa from Pinch of Yum
  57. Garlic & Thyme Quinoa Patties from Cook Republic
  58. Ginger Cardamom Quinoa Cereal from Yum Universe
  59. Ginger Molasses Quinoa Cookies from A Cozy Kitchen
  60. Gluten-Green Quinoa Cornbread from 84th&3rd
  61. Gluten-Free Quinoa Granola from PopSugar
  62. Greek Quinoa Salad from A Cedar Spoon
  63. Grilled Asparagus & Chilli Orange Quinoa Spring Rolls from Naturally Ella
  64. Grilled Vegetable Quinoa from What Jew Wanna Eat
  65. Healthy Cheesecake Bites with a Quinoa Crust from Happy Food Healthy Life
  66. Heavenly Quinoa and Sweet Potato Cakes from CitronLimette
  67. Honey Lemon Quinoa Cookie from Part-time Health Nut
  68. Hummus Quinoa Cakes from The Lemon Bowl
  69. Lemon, Olive and Parsley Quinoa Cakes from Joy the Baker
  70. Lemon Thyme Pork Chops with Quinoa, Asparagus & Red Peppers
  71. Lentil Quinoa Bolognese Sauce from Cravings of a Lunatic
  72. Mediterranean Chicken Quinoa Salad from Mom on Timeout
  73. Mediterranean Quinoa Tuna Salad from Melanie Makes
  74. Mexican Chicken & Quinoa Casserole from MJ and Hungry Man
  75. Meyer Lemon-Black Quinoa Plum and Avocado Salad Recipe from Cooking on the Weekends
  76. Mini Quinoa Frittatas from 52 Kitchen Adventures
  77. Mini Quinoa Pizzas from Overtime Cook
  78. Moist Quinoa Chocolate Cake from Chef in You
  79. Moroccan Quinoa Salad from Green Kitchen Stories
  80. Mushroom Quinoa Stuffing from Renee’s Kitchen Adventures
  81. Mushroom & Quinoa Vegan Meatballs with a Rustic Pasta Sauce from 84th&3rd
  82. Mushoom & Thyme Quinoa Pilaf from Family Spice
  83. Orange, Honey and Cinnamon Quinoa Muffins from Delicious Everyday
  84. Parmesan Quinoa Bites from Whole Lifestyle Nutrition
  85. Peach Blueberry Quinoa Crumble from Sweet Twist of Blogging
  86. Peanut Butter and Nutella Quinoa Bites from And They Cooked Happily Ever After
  87. Peanut Butter and Quinoa Granola from Magnolia Days
  88. Pear Quinoa Salad from The Girl Who Ate Everything
  89. Pizza Quinoa Casserole from Food Doodles
  90. Pomegranate Citrus Quinoa Salad with Cranberry Pomegranate Vinaigrette
  91. Protein Powered Quinoa Oatmeal Bread from CitronLimette
  92. Pumpkin Quinoa Gingerbread from Yummy Healthy Easy
  93. Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Breakfast Cookies from Skinnytaste
  94. Quinoa Almond Joy Bars from SkinnyMs
  95. Quinoa Bake with Banana, Coconut and Chocolate from Divya Yadava
  96. Quinoa Banana Berry Smoothie from SkinnyMs
  97. Quinoa Banana Chocolate Chip Recipes from Jeanettes Healthy Living
  98. Quinoa and Beet Pancakes from A Cozy Kitchen
  99. Quinoa Bibimbap from Closet Cooking
  100. Quinoa and Black Bean Salad from The Girl Who Ate Everything
  101. Quinoa & Black Bean Wrap from Je Suis Alimentaques
  102. Quinoa Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars from GNineThree
  103. Quinoa Breakfast Parfaits from Edible Perspective
  104. Quinoa Breakfast Skillet from How Sweet It Is
  105. Quinoa Brownies from Nosh and Nourish
  106. Quinoa and Buffalo Chicken Salad from In the Kitchen with KP
  107. Quinoa Burgers from Food Sweet
  108. Quinoa Burgers from Happy Food Healthy Life
  109. Quinoa Burrito Bowls from What’s Gaby Cooking?
  110. Quinoa Cakes with Poached Egg from Verses from My Kitchen
  111. Quinoa Caprese Salad from The Lemon Bowl
  112. Quinoa Cauliflower Bowl with Almond Siriracha Sauce from Vegan Yack Attack
  113. Quinoa Chocolate Cake from Making Thyme for Life
  114. Quinoa Chocolate Cake with Brown Sugar Streusel from My Natural Family
  115. Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies from Queen of Quinoa
  116. Quinoa Chocolate Crunch Bars from Something Swanky
  117. Quinoa Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies from I Heart Eating
  118. Quinoa Coconut Macaroons from Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free
  119. Quinoa Coconut Walnut Crunch from Jeanette’s Healthy Living
  120. Quinoa Coconut Soup from The Little Things
  121. Quinoa Collard Wraps from G0lubka
  122. Quinoa Corn Patties from An Edible Mosaic
  123. Quinoa Cost Cutting Salad from Wunda Woman Wellness
  124. Quinoa Crusted Chicken from Taste and Tell Blog
  125. Quinoa Crusted Sole from Inspired Edibles
  126. Quinoa Fajita Burritos from The Garden Grazer
  127. Quinoa Fried Rice from 84th&3d
  128. Quinoa Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing from Two Peas and Their Pod
  129. Quinoa Fudge Brownies from Jeanette’s Healthy Living
  130. Quinoa Granola from Fake Ginger
  131. Quinoa, Kale and Bacon Quiche from Are You Hungry?
  132. Quinoa Mac and Cheese from Center Cut Cook
  133. Quinoa and Mango Salad from Taste, Love, and Nourish
  134. Quinoa Pizza Bites from The Garden Grazer
  135. Quinoa Potato Cakes Florentine with Mustard-Yogurt Sauce from The Wimpy Vegetarian
  136. Quinoa Pudding from Honest Fare
  137. Quinoa Pudding from French Press
  138. Quinoa Risotto with Pork, Sweet Potato & Walnuts from The Culinary Tribune
  139. Quinoa & Salmon Patties from Wunda Woman Wellness
  140. Quinoa Shirazi Salad from Family Spice
  141. Quinoa Spanakopita from Everyday Maven
  142. Quinoa and Spinach Patties from SkinnyTaste
  143. Quinoa and Spinach Pilaf with Lamb from
  144. Quinoa Spring Sushi from My New Roots
  145. Quinoa and Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms from Overtime Cook
  146. Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms from Little Leopard Book
  147. Quinoa Stuffed Pears from Family Fresh Cooking
  148. Quinoa Tabbouleh from Every Day Maven
  149. Quinoa and Turkey Meatballs from The Iron You
  150. Quinoa and Turkey Sausage Crumbles Dinner Bowl from Daily Dish Recipes
  151. Quinoa Vegetable Pilaf from Savoring Today
  152. Rainbow Roasted Veggies with Quinoa from The Garden Grazer
  153. Ranch Grilled Chicken with Grilled Veggies and Quinoa
  154. Raspberry Cashew Chicken Quinoa Bowl from Melanie Makes
  155. Raspberry Quinoa Muffins from A Sweet Twist of Blogging
  156. Red Quinoa and Beet Salad from What Jew Wanna Eat
  157. Red Quinoa Bruschetta from Nosh and Nourish
  158. Red Quinoa, Egg and Sausage Breakfast Skillet from Simple Awesome Cooking
  159. Roasted Shrimp Quinoa Spring Rolls from Damn Delicious
  160. Salted Quinoa Chocolate Bark with Pistachios from Cooking Quinoa
  161. Sauteed Mushroom Quinoa from Everything Quinoa
  162. Savoury Quinoa Muffins from Spices and Aroma
  163. Scallops with Quinoa and Pomegranate from Sprouted Kitchen via Scarborough Food Fair
  164. Shaved Asparagus and Blood Orange Salad with Toasted Quinoa from Running to the Kitchen
  165. Slow Cooker Quinoa Chili from Six Sisters Stuff 
  166. Slow Cooked Pork over Quinoa from Broke and Healthy
  167. Smoked Salmon Asparagus Quinoa Cake Eggs Benedict from Closet Cooking
  168. Smoky Lemon Paprika Quinoa  from Cooking on the Weekends
  169. Smug Salad, AKA Chopped Kale and Quinoa from Wunda Woman Wellness
  170. Southwest Quinoa Breakfast Bowl from The Chic Life
  171. Southwest Quinoa Burrito Bowl Salad from Loves Food, Loves to Eat
  172. Southwestern Quinoa Casserole from Happy Food Healthy Life
  173. Southwestern Quinoa Collard Wraps from Rabbit Food for my Bunny Teeth
  174. Spiced Quinoa and Apple Crumble from The Wimpy Vegetarian
  175. Spiced Quinoa Porridge from A Cozy Kitchen
  176. Spicy Buffalo Chick-Quin Wings from Spabettie 
  177. Spicy Buffalo Chicken & Quinoa Wrap from Life Tastes Like Food
  178. Spicy Chocolate Popcorn from Queen of Quinoa
  179. Spring Herb Quinoa Salad from The Corner Kitchen
  180. Sriracha Quinoa Bites from Leaf + Grain
  181. Strawberries ‘n Cream Quinoa Porridge from Family Fresh Cooking
  182. Strawberry Pistachio Quinoa from Swirls of Flavor
  183. Stuffed Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Walnuts from Warm Vanilla Sugar
  184. Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad with Creamy Sesame Dressing from The Veggie Nook
  185. Tangy Quinoa Fruit Salad from Family Spice
  186. Toasted Quinoa Chocolate Crunch Bars from Something Swanky
  187. Unforgettable Chocolate Quinoa Cake from Barefeet in the Kitchen
  188. Vanilla Cardamom Quinoa Pudding from Coffee & Quinoa
  189. Vanilla Cinnamon Quinoa Pancakes from Delicious as it Looks
  190. Vanilla Toffee Quinoa Cupcakes with Toffee Frosting from Desserts with Benefits
  191. Vegan Quinoa Corn Chowder from Savvy Eats
  192. Vegan Quinoa-Flax-Hemp Granola Bars with Walnuts & Apricots from girlichef
  193. Vegan Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers from A Spoonful of Luxe
  194. Very Berry Almond Quinoa Crisp from CitronLimette
  195. White Chocolate, Quinoa & Dried Cherries Cookies from Citron Limette
  196. Whole Wheat Banana Quinoa Pancakes from Ambitious Kitchen
  197. Winter Kale and Quinoa Salad from Taste Food Blog
  198. The Zen Quinoa Bowl from Nutritionist in the Kitch
  199. Zucchini and Lemon Quinoa Pilaf from Family Spice
  200. Zucchini Quinoa Breakfast Cake from Gluten-Free Godess

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Tuesday 12th of February 2019

Seriously! I don't know what quinoa is until I saw this article! This definitely is informative and helpful! Trying these someday!

Laura @ Family Spice

Friday 3rd of October 2014

WOWZA what a roundup! So many fabulous ideas and recipes. Thank you for including mine, too. Just pinned it!

Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar

Thursday 2nd of October 2014

Holy sweet goodness!! Quinoa for everyone! Love this round up girl!

Alyssa (Everyday Maven)

Friday 26th of September 2014

Wow, what a list! Thanks for including my recipes!


Thursday 25th of September 2014

I will never look any further for a delicious quinoa recipe. What a great collection, and many thanks for including my black quinoa w/ plum and avo, and smoky paprika quinoa. :-D

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