Vegetarian Quinoa Recipe


This recipe is from 30-Day Body Purification: How to Cleanse Your Inner Body and Experience The Joys of Toxin Free Living.

Quinoa is been in the press lately as well as trending on the internet. Why? This South American seed is rich in protein, low in carbohydrates, is vegan, gluten free and easy to prepare.

Here is  a simple and tasty vegetarian recipe and vegan dish


2/3 cup chopped unroasted pine nuts

1 cup Quinoa

2/3 cup sliced green onions

1/2 cup lightly packed chopped parsley

2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves

1/2 cup raisins or dried currants

1/3 cup fresh squeezed lime or lemon juice

114 cup almond or olive oil

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Romaine or Boston lettuce leaves

Measure Quinoa into large bowl. Cook Quinoa in boiling water 20 minutes and

Add nuts and remaining ingredients except lettuce,

Toss thoroughly. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. To serve, spread lettuce leaves on a serving plate and spoon wheat mixture onto the leaves. Makes 6 servings.

About the Author;

Lewis Harrison is a natural foods chef who specializes in vegetarian and vegan recipes. American author,  speaker and Life Coach. An expert on natural foods and whole foods nutrition, stress management and personal development he is the owner of the Catskills Bed and Breakfast in Stamford, New York –

He is the creator of a distance learning course in Holistic nutrition and natural healing at the Natural Healing Academy –

He also offers corporate stress management programs through the Corporate Chair Massage Company at


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