Mexican Quinoa

It’s good! Be sure to rinse the quinoa before you cook it. Even if the box says you don’t have to.

Mexican Quinoa
2 c. cooked quinoa
1/2 c. salsa
1/2 can black beans, rinsed & drained
1 avocado

Combine all ingredients. Serve warm or cold.
Yield: 4 servings. Per serving= 214 Calories; 9g Fat (38.1% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 27g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 314mg Sodium.

Red Pepper Hummus

This was delicious!


Red Pepper Hummus
15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
½ c. roasted red pepper slices (jarred)
dash garlic powder
2 TB lime juice
1 TB extra virgin olive oil
1 TB water
1 TB sesame tahini
dash salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Combine all ingredients in food processor until smooth. Can use more water if needed for desired consistency. Transfer to a bowl and chill. Can eat with vegetables or pita chips.
Yield: 8 servings. Per serving (about 1/3 cup)= 93 Calories; 3g Fat (31.4% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 195mg Sodium.