Quinoa and Sweet Potato Chili


Hi, I’m John from Kitchen Riffs. My blog is all about discovering great-tasting dishes that make our tongues happy! I want to thank Wendy for asking me to do a guest post for Cooking Quinoa. She writes a terrific blog, and I’m honored that she wants me to contribute. Super Bowl Sunday is coming up… 

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Quinoa Apple Cheddar Soup


I don’t make soup often, but when I do I am always caught off guard by how much I love it. This Broccoli Spinach Quinoa Soup is still one of my favorites. (And you guys liked it too! It’s been Pinned over 13,000 times.) I suppose living in warm environment is partly to blame for… 

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Quinoa Corn Chowder


You guys know that soup isn’t something that I make a lot, especially in the summer.  The idea of snuggling up with  bowl of hot soup when it is 110 degrees outside isn’t even a little bit appealing, is it? So you know if I tell you that you need to make this one now,… 

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Another Quinoa Soup Recipe: Roasted Tomato and Tortilla Quinoa Soup

Quinoa Soup Recipe

This weekend, the weather took one last turn to cold.  Although I was really wishing that Saturday was warm so I could be outside with the boys, I decided to make the best of the rainy cold day by making this quinoa soup recipe.  I never ate much soup until this past winter  – Quinoa… 

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Lentil Soup

I must confess that I had never even tried lentils until I saw them in Clean Eating magazine – which is where I got the inspiration for this lentil soup recipe.  At first lentils  seemed like a weird uber-healthy food that must taste bad.  (Kind of like I expected quinoa to be the first time… 

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Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper Quinoa Soup!

Quinoa Tomato Soup

Don’t you love fall?  It always gets me in the mood to cook!  This week I’ve been working on developing more recipes for quinoa!  I must admit that how much I like this quinoa recipe really took me by surprise.  I am not the biggest soup eater, with the exception of my roasted garlic soup… 

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Minestrone Soup with Quinoa


PrintQuinoa Spaghetti with Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce Rating: 51 Yield: 8 servingsCalories per serving: 350Fat per serving: 12.1g Ingredients 2 Tbs. olive oil 3/4 c. onion, diced (preferably white or yellow) 3-5 garlic cloves, depending on size (about 3 tsp.), minced 5-6 tomatoes,* quartered 3 Tbs. white cooking wine 1/2 c. vegetable broth 5 fresh… 

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