Quinoa recipe to improve circulation

Quinoa with roasted vegetables to improve circulation


quinoa with roasted vegetables

Suggested way of serving quinoa with roasted vegetables


– 80 or 100 g. quinoa per person

– Roasted peppers

– 1 onion

Sesame seeds

Olive oil

– 1 bay leaf


How to make it

– Take a glass as a quinoa measure. A full glass may serve for 2 servings.

– Wash the quinoa with the help of a colander under running water.

– Put in a pot to boil quinoa in water (for 1 cup quinoa, 2 cups water).

– Once the quinoa begins to boil, lower the heat to medium intensity and cover. Quinoa may take 14-18 minutes to cook.

– Prepare the roasted vegetables (see recipe)

– Serve the quinoa with accompanying grilled vegetables.

Nutritional properties of quinoa with vegetables

Quinoa is a rich pseudocereal in protein, omega-3 (it contains more protein and omega-3 than any cereal) and vitamin B complex is indicated for obesity because of its high satiating power, which will prevent us to crave for food. In one study, it was determined that it provides more satiety than rice.

It is a low-fat, and very nutritious energetic prescription.

It mainly provides carbohydrates, with a high content of important nutrients for operating the (amino acids and essential fatty acids) nervous system. Very suitable for people with stress, anxiety, depression, etc., and to maintain muscles in good health (recommended for athlete’s diet).

Plant foods in this recipe add different properties to those of quinoa:

– Peppers are rich in lycopene, a compound with antioxidant properties that protects heart health.

– Onion is rich in sulfur compounds with diuretic properties and to improve circulation.

Ideal recipe for all kinds of healthy diets and suitable for coeliacs.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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