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Green Genius Breakfast Bowl

Serves: 1 Preparation time:  15 minutes Ingredients 1 slice Bakers Delight Hi-Protein Wholegrain Loaf 1 egg boiled 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1 tbsp chopped spring onion 1 tbsp chopped basil 1/4 cup feta Method Add 1/2 cup of uncooked quinoa and 1 cup of water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then lower the heat … Continue reading

Halloumi & Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1/3 cup quinoa 1 tbsp olive oil 100g halloumi, sliced 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 10 Brussel Sprouts, quartered 1/3 cup dried cranberries Juice of half a lemon Chunky Parsley Sauce: 1 small bunch parsley 2 tbsps slivered almonds 1 clove garlic, sliced 1 tbsp … Continue reading

What’s all the fuss about ancient grains?

You can’t have failed to notice the recent media hype given to a group of little grains, commonly referred to as ‘ancient grains’ and which are frequently touted as being considerably more nutritious than traditional grains such as wheat, oats and rye – more than likely to justify their often considerable price tags. These trendy … Continue reading

Overnight Quinoa Parfait

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 5 minutes Ingredients ½ cup milk or milk alternative 2 tablespoons Greek-style yoghurt ½ cup cooked quinoa 2 tablespoons pepita seeds 2 tablespoons chia seeds 2 tablespoons maple syrup, plus extra for drizzling Topping options ½ cup chopped almonds 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds (frozen seeds are available from supermarkets) ½ cup blueberries Or … Continue reading

Supergrain Burgers

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup McKenzie’s White Quinoa 20g butter 1 leek, halved and thinly sliced 200g feta, crumbled 1/2 cup plain flour 1 lemon, rind finely grated 2 eggs, lightly whisked 8 whole grain rolls 1/2 lettuce, shredded 3 tomatoes, sliced 1/2 cucumber, sliced 1 red … Continue reading

Oat & Quinoa Super Porridge

Serves: 2 Preparation time:  5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 cup Uncle Tobys Traditional Oats 1/2 cup quinoa 1 cup coconut water or milk of your choice 2 cups water 1/3 cup Greek-style yoghurt 1/2 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced 1/2 cup blueberries Method Combine oats, quinoa, coconut water (or milk) & water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil … Continue reading

Quinoa Hazelnut Porridge

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 3 cups water 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 ½ cups skim milk 1 red apple, cored and chopped (skin on) 1 tablespoon sultanas 1/2 cup roughly chopped hazelnuts Method Place the quinoa in a saucepan with the water and cinnamon. Bring to … Continue reading

Grain of the Gods

The International Year of Quinoa The International Year of Quinoa is here and the popularity of this unique ‘Pseudo-grain’ continues to soar. Increasing demand for quiona has been driven by its status as a nutritious health food, in Australia and developed countries around the world. Quinoa is also a remarkably adaptive crop with the potential … Continue reading

‘Ancient’ super grains

Add nutritional variety to your diet Grain–based foods make an essential contribution to the diet of Australians. Wheat, oats and rice predominate but interest is increasing in ‘ancient’ grains such as quinoa. Ancient grains such as quinoa, amaranth and millet are often referred to as ‘super grains’ – a reputation that stems from their excellent … Continue reading

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