10 Best Quinoa Recipes

By Cara Greenstein

Quinoa has somehow become the health food superstar—from a rice side dish substitute to an essential element in any meal of the day (even dessert?). Some may argue that quinoa’s reign ended after its trendy introduction in 2013, but we’re still loving the creative edge that this ingredient provides on a daily basis. What’s your go-to way to cook with this healthy grain? Scroll through the breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes that immediately caught our eye and share your favorites (we apologize in advance if these photos instill major cravings!).

1. Chipotle Quinoa Sweet Potato Tacos by Half Baked Harvest

2. Garlic and Thyme Quinoa Patties from Cook Republic

3. Quinoa Berry Breakfast Bowls from Camille Styles

4. Red Quinoa Sundried Tomato Salad from A House in the Hills

5. Cranberry and Quinoa Scones from Cannelle et Vanille

6. Quinoa Pizza Crust from Henry Happened

7. Black Quinoa Chopped Salad from Camille Styles

8. Quinoa Risotto with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

9. Spring Quinoa Salad from One Kings Lane

10. Quinoa Fried “Rice” from Love & Lemons