Loaded with fiber, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, quinoa has gained a lot of popularity these days. If you are following a strict weight loss regime, you must include quinoa in your diet. Here are 5 quinoa recipes for weight loss. Scroll down!
Whenever there is a discussion of weight loss friendly ingredients, quinoa always finds a mention. Gluten-free, loaded with fiber, high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals like potassium, magnesium, copper, iron, folate etc. quinoa is much more than you can ever think. Quinoa is easy to digest, and its low calorie-content makes it perfect for weight management. From celebrities to common people, everybody has started including this superfood in their diet. But are there some interesting ways to have quinoa in the diet?
There is a common misconception among people that healthy food is not tasty. There might be some ingredients that may not be that good, but you can make them delicious. If you think eating quinoa is boring, we have brought some interesting quinoa recipes. From quinoa upma to quinoa pulao, here are 5 weight-loss friendly recipes that you must try. Here you go!
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Upma is a common breakfast staple across Indian households. Upma hails from South India and makes up for a light, wholesome and meal. But to make it even healthier, just add quinoa to it. Made with veggies and spices, quinoa upma becomes a healthy and weight-loss friendly meal that you can have for breakfast. Serve it with a chutney and have a great time!
Khichdi is an absolute comfort food for most of us. But could you ever think that you can make khichdi with quinoa? Made up of veggies, spices and the goodness of quinoa, this one-pot meal becomes soothing, healthy and delicious. Moreover, it could be perfect for weight loss. Have you ever tried this khichdi before?
Having vegetable soup is never a bad idea. But this soup is not like your regular soup but much healthier. With the added goodness of quinoa, this soup becomes filling and makes up for a healthy and wholesome meal. Why don’t you have it for dinner tonight?
Who doesn’t love pulao with a bowlful of raita? But to make it healthier and fit for weight loss, you just need to replace the rice with quinoa. It is easy to make, and you can have this pulao with a raita, a chutney or even some pickle.
A weight loss diet is incomplete without a salad, isn’t it? But believe me, this quinoa salad is everything but ordinary. Made with cucumber, avocados, tomatoes, chickpeas, bell pepper, spices and of course quinoa, it is crisp, refreshing and delicious. This salad could be consumed for breakfast, lunch or dinner or even to satisfy mid-day cravings.
So, how many of these quinoa recipes have you tried?