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  1. A

    Recipe Quinoa and Buckwheat flour Chocolate Cake (with some other stuff too)

    I took this to the office yesterday (16th Jan 2024) and it was popular. I'm thinking of increasing the oil and adding vanilla extract. What are your thoughts? What would you change if you were making this recipe? Based on Buckwheat Chocolate Cake (Gluten-Free + Egg-Free + Dairy-Free) |...
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    Using Quinoa/Buckwheat flour instead of Quinoa/Buckwheat

    My son likes the taste of this recipe, but not the texture. Recipe - Quinoa Chocolate Porridge 2 If I were to substitute Quinoa / Buckwheat flour for Quinoa / Buckwheat, what other changes should I make eg the amount of water and cooking time? Quinoa Chocolate Porridge 2 Ingredients...
  3. A

    Recipe Chocolate Quinoa Porridge with Allspice & Cinnamon

    0.5 tsp of Allspice with 0.25 tsp of cinnamon is good. I wasn't so keen on cardamom or cumin, but may try black pepper. Would you leave the cloves as they are or grind them? At what point would I add them to the recipe? I have some mace leaves which don't grind well. When should I add them? I...
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    Pizza with quinoa flour

    I normally make a pizza base with 40g of oats and 160g of wholewheat bread flour. If I want to make pizza base with quinoa flour rather than wholewheat flour, are there any pitfalls of which I should be aware? What would be the equivalent of quinoa flour? Does quinoa flour react to yeast in a...
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    Substituting uncooked quinoa for quinoa flour

    I've seen this recipe and would like to substitute uncooked quinoa for the quinoa flour. How much uncooked quinoa would you advise? Can I substitute sunflower oil or dessicated coconut for coconut oil 1 to 1. It's for the Jewish Passover. Any other advice welcome? Healthy Quinoa Carrot Cake
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    Recipe Quinoa Chocolate with Dates

    I've adapted my recipe to get the sugar from dates rather than Truvia. Please can I have your thoughts? Am I adding ingredients at the right time? I was adding the cinnamon at the end, but read in The Science of Spice that it's better to add it early on. If adding early, should I add more? Any...
  7. J

    Recipe Kale quinoa power bowl

    When my husband was on the road working regularly, I found an easy, healthy option to keep already cut-up salad veggies in the refrigerator plus a few cooked-ahead items that could easily be warmed up to compile a complete and well-balanced meal in just minutes. There was a healthy eatery...
  8. A

    Adding yeast extract to quinoa or buckwheat

    I want to make some plain buckwheat or quinoa then add yeast extract. Normally, I would pour some into a measuring container, weigh it then pour it into my mixture. However, yeast extract is quite stringy, so may not pour very easily. It could also end up sticking to the wooden spoon without...
  9. A

    Quinoa Chocolate Cake

    I've come across this recipe and would like to make it healthier without adversely affecting the flavour or texture. Am I OK using dairy milk and butter? Can I replace the coconut oil with rapeseed or Sunflower oil? If so, would it be a 1:1 replacement? If I replace the cup (200g) coconut...
  10. M

    Recipe & Video California scones

    I'm from LA and the eating falls on one of two sides: Swimming in decadence or 'healthy'. These scones fall in the latter and are made with spelt flour (for flavor -- and they do add a wonderfully nuttiness) and quinoa for texture and added protein. I finish them off before putting them in the...
  11. A

    Melting chocolate in cooking Quinoa

    I would like to add some chocolate into the Quinoa whilst its cooking. Should I add it at the beginning, in the middle or at the end? I'm hoping to have some delicious melted chocolate to augment the flavour. Ingredients ▢80 g quinoa raw, rinsed, approx. ½ cup ▢240 ml milk, any adjust the...
  12. A

    Cooking Quinoa and water

    When cooking Quinoa do you add boiling water to the Quinoa or add cold water and bring it to the boil? Or perhaps it doesn't matter.
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    Quinoa and Milk

    When boiling quinoa with water, the instructions say to cover it. I was following a recipe which involved using milk instead of water. The quinoa didn't seem to absorb into the milk, so I was wondering if it's best to leave the milk and quinoa uncovered and stir regularly. Any thoughts?
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    Recipe Honey Quinoa Salad (With Vegan Option)

    Honey Quinoa Salad (With Vegan Option) Ingredients 1 Cup Quinoa 1/2 Pound Bacon/Pancetta Diced (Vegan Option: Mushrooms) 1 Red Onion, Diced 1/2 Cup Fresh Basil and Oregano, Chopped 1/2 Cup Chopped Pecans 1/2 Cup Cotija Cheese, Crumbled (Substitute: Feta) 1/3 Cup Honey 1/3 Cup EVOO 1/3 Cup...
  16. garlichead

    Holy quinoa batman.

    Ok, what's going on around here. Quinoa, quinoa everywhere. Is there a special sauce y'all are using. :D yeah, it decent but....
  17. ElizabethB

    Recipe Quinoa and Chicken Tex Mex Casserole

  18. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Chinese Inspired Fried Quinoa, with Pork and Egg

    Why not try something more or less in an eastern Asian theme? Perhaps take a page from Chinese Fried Rice?? And just have fun, without claiming veracity on methodology or history? Okay, and yes, my goal is also (obviously) to make the dish taste good! For this, I chose a red quinoa...
  19. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Tricolor Vegetarian Quinoa Salad

    There are three quinoa colors - I decided to run a taste test of all three. Since I could not cook all three in my rice cooker at the same time (without them running together), I decided this had to be a salad, as I wanted all the quinoa to be served at the same temperature. This recipe per...
  20. flyinglentris

    Recipe Cabbage Patch Quinoa Bowl

    Cabbage Patch Quinoa Bowl: Ingredients: 1) Cabbage - 1/4 2) Onion - 3 slices 3) Serrano pepper - 1 4) Tomato, Roma - 1 5) Broccoli crowns - 1/4 cup 6) Olive oil - 1 tblspn. 7) Cayenne pepper sauce - 2 tblspns. 8) Cumin - 1 tspn. 9) Mustard seed, yellow - 2 tspns. Procedure: 1) Chop up...
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