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Another 5 Minute Meal: Quinoa!

This 5 minute meal was sent to me by one of my beloved fitness class participants. This takes NO time at all, and is healthy and delicious!

Another 5 Minute Meal: Quinoa!
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Cassie, I have a healthy recipe for you - we have it about once a week.
Ingredients
  • ⅔ cup quinoa.
  • ½ onion
  • EVOO
  • 1 can of black beans
  • Cilantro
Instructions
  1. Prepare ⅔ cup quinoa.
  2. Cut up half an onion and cook in a tablespoon of butter or olive oil to soften the onion.
  3. Open a can of black beans and rinse with water.
  4. Add beans to pan with onion.
  5. Cut up however much cilantro you like and add to the beans and onion.
  6. When the beans, onion, and cilantro are warmed, mix with quinoa and serve.
Tip: When I am preparing quinoa, I make it in my rice cooker and it yields enough to work with throughout the week.

I am sure you can create some interesting combinations and add your own personal flavor with this great recipe!
Thanks to Greg and enjoy!
Your Trainer,
Cassie

 

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