Stir Fried Quinoa
Quinoa’s super-food status is certainly well deserved. This gluten-free vegetarian dinner offers an assortment of delightful tastes combined with the natural sweetness from maple syrup and cashew butter. With a touch of Asian spices, this dish is savory and tasty! (Suitable for Vegans).
Quinoa (Ecological): Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fibre, magnesium, Vitamin B, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, Vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.
Tofu Cheese: Tofu is soy-based and a good source of protein and contains all nine essential amino acids. It is also a valuable plant source of iron and calcium and the minerals manganese, selenium and phosphorous.
Cashew Butter: Cashew butter supplies significant amounts of other heart-healthy fats, essential amino acids and the dietary mineral magnesium, but it is also highly caloric. Its protein-to-carbohydrate ratio makes cashew butter an appealing snack option if you’re trying to adhere to a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet.
Carrot: Carrots are rich in beta carotene for anti-aging and healthy vision, as well as Vitamin A, which assists the body in internal cleaning and promotes gorgeous, glowing skin.
Spinach: A powerful green full of bone-strengthening Vitamin K, and is also is high in Vitamins A and B, iron, magnesium and dietary fibre, supporting the eyes, liver and digestive system.
Soya Sauce: Low in calories and very high in sodium. Sodium is an essential mineral, required for basic bodily functions, including nerve transmission and regulating your blood pressure.
Maple Syrup (Ecological): Maple syrup is a popular natural sweetener that is claimed to be healthier and more nutritious than sugar.
Lemon Juice: High in Vitamin C, fibre and various beneficial plant compounds. May support heart health, weight control and digestive health.
Onions: Have many possible health benefits including reducing the risk of obesity, heart disease, and cancer. They are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Garlic: Garlic is fill of vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin B6, manganese, selenium, Vitamin C, iron, potassium, and copper.
Ginger: Ginger is a digestive aid and immune booster high in antioxidants, chromium, magnesium and zinc, which improve blood flow and promote the body’s absorption of essential nutrients.
Chili powder: Chilies are excellent source of Vitamin, A, B, C, E and minerals. Chilies boost immunity, are rich in antioxidants, and improve digestive health.
Himalayan Pink Salt (Ecological): Himalayan pink salt contains over 84 minerals and trace elements, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper and iron, so it does more than just make your food taste better.
Black Pepper: Black pepper is an excellent source of manganese and Vitamin K, a very good source of copper and dietary fibre, and a good source of iron, chromium and calcium.
Olive Oil: The star of the Mediterranean Diet, extra virgin olive oil is overflowing with antioxidants and fatty acids, working to keep cells healthy and in tip-top form.
Coriander: More than just a garnish, cilantro helps to remove unwanted heavy metals, like mercury and aluminum, from the body. It’s a high-impact, antioxidant-packed digestive aid that’s also big on flavour.
Nutritional info per 100 gr.
- Calories: 276
- Proteins: 12,2
- Fiber: 4,8
- Carbohydrates: 33,2
- Fat: 10,0
- Sugar: 2,2
How to prepare?
Step 1: Empty the bowl into a saucepan/pot or use microwave-safe Frutify bowl.
Step 2: Heat it all in a saucepan/pot on the stove and stir over low heat for 4-6 minutes, until texture is thick and creamy (feel free to add a bit of water). For microwave, heat for 3-4 minutes and you are ready to eat.
Step 3: Return it to the Frutify bowl or put it on your favourite plate!