These days, people are always looking for healthy alternatives to classic ingredients and try to fill their diets with “superfoods.” Quinoa checks both of those boxes. This healthy grain is typically a suitable substitute for less healthy rice and is categorized as a superfood. That doesn’t mean it’ll give you the ability to fly or see through walls, but it is a nutrient rich food that’s especially good for your health.
A lot of times, healthy alternatives taste worse than their less healthy counterparts; but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of superfood dishes out there that will still excite your taste buds and leave you wanting more – you just have to know where to find them. Luckily, we’ve started the search for you by finding these 40 quinoa recipes in the gallery above that will leave you wondering why you even bothered buying rice in the first place.
Just because quinoa is a healthier grain doesn’t mean all of these dishes are extremely health conscious. Some are healthier than others, sure, but they’re all delicious and worth checking out. So, go buy some of these unique little grains and start cooking – it’s time to boost your body with superfood!