Quinoa: An Ancient Food Back in Fashion
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 organic onion, chopped
  • 1 organic clove garlic, minced
  • 3/4cup sprouted quinoa
  • 1 1/2teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2cups homemade or organic chicken stock
  • 114 oz. can organic garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1/2cup raisins, soaked in hot water and drained (optional)
  1. Stir together the olive oil, onion, and garlic in a saucepan over medium heat until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the quinoa, curry powder, salt, pepper, cumin, cinnamon, and chicken stock.
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes until the quinoa is tender.
  4. Once the quinoa has finished cooking, stir in the drained garbanzo beans, toasted pine nuts, and raisins.
  5. Serve warm or cold.