Plant Based Diet
Plant Based Diet
By | September 25th, 2013 | Modified - September 26th, 2013

Vegetable Stuffed Quinoa With Steamed Zucchini

Vegetable Stuffed Quinoa With Steamed Zucchini
Vegetable Stuffed Quinoa With Steamed Zucchini

This vegetable stuffed quinoa with steamed zucchini dish didn’t last very long on my plate. I tried, but it just didn’t last. I loved the taste of this vegetable stuffed quinoa supported by the simple taste of steamed zucchini. This is a vegan and vegetarian dish, but anyone can enjoy it. This is one tasty, but also one healthy quinoa dish.

Vegetable Stuffed Quinoa With Steamed Zucchini

Dietary: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal Type: Main Dish
Misc: Child Friendly, Serve Hot

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 1/4 cup Water
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut Milk
  • 3/4 cups Mushrooms (Chopped)
  • 1 " Red Bell Pepper (1 inch slice of red bell pepper chopped)
  • 1/4 Onion (Chopped)
  • 1/4 Tomato (Chopped)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pink Salt
  • 1 tablespoon All Purpose Spice (I actually used 1 1/2 Tablespoons. I like a lot of spice. All Purpose Spice: Parsley, basil, oregano, thyme, red pepper, garlic, and lemon.)
  • 1/3 Zucchini (Sliced)

Directions

Step 1
Soak the quinoa for at least 5 minutes, then rinse and strain.
Step 2
Add everything to a pot and bring to a boil.
Step 3
Reduce the fire and let simmer for 15 minutes until the water is absorbed.
Step 4
3 minutes before the quinoa is cooked placed the sliced quinoa on top op the quinoa. Cover and let steam for 3 minutes.
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About Author:

I obtained a Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell University. I eat a plant based diet and I am an avid researcher of the benefits of a whole food, plant based alkaline diet. I obtained a BA in Organizational Behavior and Communications from NYU, worked as an elementary school teacher, and have studied social work. I am a web designer/developer and I enjoy boxing, kick boxing, cycling, power walking, and basically anything challenging. Eating a plant based diet and exercising is a great way to achieve healthy living. ~ Natural Life Energy

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