Butternut Squash Kale Quinoa

Butternut Squash Kale Quinoa

I’m always making quinoa, but I rarely make it plain. I always add things like beans, nuts and lot of vegetables. It’s so easy and quick to make so it’s perfect for when you’re in a hurry and need something quick. I like to make a huge batch and store it in the fridge to have for lunch throughout the week. It makes an amazing lunch on the go – better than your average sandwich and definitely much healthier, and more interesting (in my opinion!).

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I’ve never been the biggest fan of rice so don’t really cook it at home. Every now and then I will make some brown rice if I’m making a curry for example, but brown rice takes so long to cook! When I’m hungry, I want to eat now! That’s why quinoa has become one of my best pantry buddies. True it’s more expensive than rice if you’re on a tight budget, like I am, but if you add lots of other ingredients to bulk it up, it can last much longer than you think. Adding things like beans or sweet potato to your quinoa will really help fill you up, while adding lots of good nutrition, of course!

I usually cook my quinoa with vegetable stock and lemon juice (lots of it!) to give it a ton of flavour, and that’s exactly what I’m doing to make this butternut squash kale quinoa recipe.



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