Tag: Cooking with quinoa

Gluten-free turmeric quinoa porridge

Gluten-free turmeric quinoa porridge

I am always o the lookout for low sugar and possibly gluten free breakfast ideas, and if you read my    “4 common  mistakes healthy people do” you might know that many of the pre-prepared cereals or muesli option on the market, (yes even some […]

Quinoa tabbouleh

Quinoa tabbouleh

A summer variation on the classic Middle Eastern dish. Gluten-free and packed with deliciously healthy fresh vegetables, this quinoa tabbouleh recipe is perfect as an accompaniment of meats, ideal for a packed lunch, or great o its own as a starter or healthy snack. I […]

Salmon, spinach & strawberries salad

Salmon, spinach & strawberries salad

A seasonal, gluten-free unusual but super delicious salad, rich in nutrients and easy to make, great to use up all those quinoa leftovers!  All in under 15 min….

Preparation time 12/15 min

Ingredients 

  • 30/40 grams of quinoa ( uncooked)
  • 1 salmon fillet ( preferably organic)
  • a handful of baby spinach leaves
  • 4-6 strawberries
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 garlic cloves
  • 2 lemon slices
  • a dash of fresh lemon juice (optional)
  • a sprinkle of extra virgin olive oil

Place the quinoa in a pot with water to cook ( ratio are 1 part of quinoa + 2 parts of water) bring it to boil and then let it simmer until cooked. In the meantime cook the salmon fillet in a non-stick pan with a sprinkle of olive oil, the garlic and 1 slice of lemon.

While the salmon is cooking,  prepare the spinach leaves cutting them in small strips, the strawberries cut in half of four according to big they are, and the spring onions,  and place then in a bowl. Sprinkle them with a tiny amount of olive oil and let them rest for a minute so that the natural juices and flavor of the strawberries rub on each other.

When the quinoa is ready add to the mix of vegetables and place in a serving plate together with the salmon. Healthy and delicious!