This Is How to Cook Quinoa the Right Way

Quinoa is great for a number of reasons, particularly for all its health benefits. It's gluten-free, high in protein and antioxidants, and improves your metabolism to name just a few. (It's like the most perfect grain). We didn't think there could be a wrong way to cook it, but apparently there is. According to Bon Appetit, there are five things you need to know to cook quinoa. They are:

  • Identify what is.&
  • Wash it.
  • Drain it.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes after washing it.
  • Cook it only for 15 minutes or less.&

It really is so easy to cook that even the cooking-adverse can do it. So now that you know how to cook quinoa, we wanted to give you some awesome meal choices for your next lunch, dinner, snack, or whatever food adventure awaits you.

Scroll down to see delicious quinoa recipes.