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January 2, 2017

Zesty Shrimp and Quinoa

Quinoa is not only delicious and naturally gluten-free, it contains iron, B vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamin E, and fiber. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a complete protein and comprised of all essential amino acids. Shrimp is also a great source of protein. This recipe is yummy and sure to please!

For the quinoa:

  • ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • ½ onion, finely chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa

  • Salt and Pepper

  • 2 cups vegetable broth

  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped

For the shrimp:

  • ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 225 grams (1/2 lb) raw shrimp, tail-on

  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder

  • salt and pepper

  • fresh parsley. finely chopped

  • the juice of half lemon

In a strainer, rinse the quinoa under running water. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. A...

January 1, 2017

Serves: 6 wraps

Ingredients:

1 can chickpeas, drained + rinsed
1 can organic black beans, drained + rinsed
1 medium avocado
1 cup cooked quinoa
¼ cup chopped cilantro
Juice of half a lime
Pinch of sea salt
Pinch of black pepper
1 head Boston Bibb lettuce or romaine lettuce
Optional toppings: sliced cherry tomatoes, onion, and chopped cilantro..

1. Add the chickpeas and avocado to a large bowl. Mash with a potato masher or fork until chickpeas are broken up and avocado is creamy.

2. Add black beans to avocado mix. Once everything is blended well, stir in quinoa, cilantro, and lime juice.

3. Fill lettuce "tacos" with mix.

4. Season with salt, pepper, and additional cilantro for taste.

Serves: 6 wraps

Ingredients:

1 can chickpeas, drained + rinsed
1 can organic black beans, drained + rinsed
1 medium avocado
1 cup cooked quinoa
¼ cup chopped cilantro
Juice of half a lime
Pinch of sea salt
Pinch of black pepper
1 head Boston Bibb lettuce or romaine lettuce
Optional toppings: sliced cherry tomatoes,...

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