Veggies and Quinoa

Here is another recipe from this past Wednesday. This is a vegetarian dish that I threw together on a whim, seeking a quick and easy meal when I arrived home later than usual and was ravenous. I made enough for one, but the recipe could easily be doubled or could make a great side for a main course.

Great color, texture and flavor! Sure to impress!

Great color, texture and flavor! Sure to impress!


1 cup of cooked quinoa (1/2 cup raw)

2 cups of fresh spinach

1 clove of garlic, minced

½ shoestring carrots

2 Tbsp pine nuts

1 Tbsp hummus


Cook the quinoa (you can find instructions in my previous post). In a medium sized skillet saute spinach with minced garlic. Add cooked quinoa, carrots and pine nuts, mix together and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in one tablespoon of hummus and serve.

This recipe as a single serving provides 390 calories, 40 grams of carbohydrate, 8 grams of protein and 3 grams of fat. It is a filling plate with great color and flavor!