Cumin Quinoa

Total making time: 30 minutes.

Serves 3


1 cup of quinoa
1 tablespoon of cumin
1 teaspoon of turmeric
1 teaspoon of himalayan salt
1 teaspoon of coconut oil or olive oil
1 teaspoon of black pepper
1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper if you want it spicy!


1. Add the quinoa and 2.5 cups of water to a pot. Bring to the boil and then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
2. The water will evaporate (like cooking rice). Add the spices (the rest of the ingredients) and continue to cook for another 5 minutes or until moist and soft.

Serve with avocado, fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon!

This recipe was designed by Liana Werner-Gray in Iowa February 2013.

Photo by Rock N Raw Photography.

QUINOA – Complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids, contains almost twice as much fiber as most other grains, rich in magnesium, high content of manganese.
+ CUMIN – Digestive aid, for weight loss, helps relieve cold symptoms, sleep aid, healthy skin.

This recipe is part of © 2013 THE EARTH DIET ™  All Rights Reserved

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