Quinoa is another staple carbohydrate, and nearly as easy to prepare as rice, it is as easy as 1-2-RBC!  Just like with rice- it’s a two to one ratio of water to grain, only with quinoa you should rinse it before bringing it to a boil, then cover and let simmer!  You’ll have a perfect, delicious bed of quinoa for all of your yummy vegetables, every time.
  • 2 c cold water
  • 1 c quinoa
  • 1/2 t salt
  1. Soak quinoa for 2 minutes, then drain and rinse under cool water for about a minute.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a pot over medium heat.
  3. Add rinsed quinoa and salt, then cover and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat and let it stand for about 5 minutes, covered, then fluff with a fork and serve.

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