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Veggie Quinoa Surprise

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Dinner [D]

Lunch [L]

Vegan [V]

 

Quinoa Veggie Surprise:


 

1 cup quinoa  rinsed (uncooked)

2 cups water

2TBSP veggie or chicken boulion

1 cup steamed and chopped broccoli

1 cup steamed at chopped carrots

1 can black beans drained and rinsed


 

Place quinoa, water, and boulion in a large pot. Bring to a boil. Boil for 15 minutes stir occasionally. Remove from heat and cover for 5 minutes. (steam the veggies while quinoa is cooking).  Pour quinoa into a large bowl, add beans and veggies. Stir and serve warm or chilled. Feel free to add as many veggies to the mix as you would like. I take it easy when I am trying new dishes, I use the veggies my kids know and love. 

 

The surprise:

 

**My eight year said, "this is the best family dinner ever!" then she quickly corrected herself with, "best HEALTHY family dinner ever!"

All of my kids ate without a complaint.... shock and awe! Simple yet full of nutrition. Give it a try!


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