Sunday, October 7, 2012

The Dinner Table: Quinoa Cakes

 For as much as I love to eat something sweet, you will find me more often than not eating healthy foods rich in nutrients. One of my favorite sources of protein and fiber is quinoa.  I love this grain for it's nutty taste, so I decided to make Quinoa Cakes, perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Continue for more...


A Few Things: This recipe makes about twelve fairly large patties.  There are many different ways that you can eat them and here are a few:

Breakfast/Brunch - Top with a poached egg
Lunch - Lay a cake atop a bed of arugula and finish with shaved parmesean
Dinner - Treat it as a burger; layer a slice of cheese (Gruyère or sharp chedder) and add a whole wheat bun.  

*All photographs by Alison 

8 comments:

  1. mmmm looks so tasty, I also posted a recipe with Quinoa and would love to try that one!!!

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  2. Quinoa is definitely the best thing I discovered over the past months -chic & tasty! thanks for sharing dear!

    Virginie/ Style Reload

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  3. Wow, that looks great! I will be taking cooking classes from you shortly. Amazing!

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  4. Alison, this loos delicious, never heard of that but makes a good recipie that I can fix for my vegetarian food. Thanks for sharing I will def try this out :-) Have a great sunday dear :-)
    <3 ani
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  5. I'm definitely going to try these! I've heard that quinoa is so good for you, and I'm going to try to incorporate more of it into my diet.

    xo Jenny
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