Quinoa is a real super-food that perhaps does not get enough recognition. It is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and protein and is very easy to integrate into your favorite recipes. It is a really healthy option for lunch meal prep for during the week. We’re providing a great recipe here for a Mexican quinoa stew.
While lettuce is the traditional go-to for a salad base, cooking up some quinoa ahead of time is a wonderful way to enhance a salad. Quinoa can also be paired with roasted, steamed, or even fresh vegetables – served both cold or warm. It goes nicely with vegetables and maintains the most flavor when cooked with the vegetables for hours at a time. That is why this Mexican quinoa stew is a real winner in both the quinoa and slow cooker arenas.