From Quinoa Hamburger Patties to Healthy Superfood Desserts

By: Jana Pijak - Sep 24, 2014
These quinoa meal ideas range from healthy superfood desserts to meatless alternatives for the burger lover. If you're serious about healthy living, you already know the many beneficial properties of quinoa.

The superfood is enriched with vitamins and is a great source of protein, fiber and iron. Often used as a rice or pasta alternative, the South American grain is low in calories and is as versatile to cook with as it is healthy.

Thanks to its growing popularity among foodies, quinoa is inspiring healthy smoothie products like NUWI's meal replacements along with countless recipe ideas that are sure to appeal to the healthy eater. Memorable examples from this list of quinoa meal ideas include a recipe for apple chocolate quinoa cake and quinoa pizza pops that replace traditional dough with the healthier alternative.