Healthy Eating, South American-Style
Garden Produce Tamales
These vegetarian tamales have a savory filling of corn, vegetables, and cheese.
Green Soup with Chiles - Recipe for Spinach and Kale Soup
A delicious vegetarian soup packed with nutrition from dark leafy greens.
Humitas Verdes - Fresh Corn Tamales with Cilantro - Recipe for Humitas Verdes
Tamales made with fresh ground corn and cilantro.
Chancaca-Glazes Salmon with Pineapple Salsa
This salmon has a sweet glaze and is topped with a delicious pineapple salsa.
Fried Rice with Okra - Arroz Frito com Quaibo
A quick weekend dish of fried rice with crisp fresh okra.
Arroz Jardinero - Gardener's Rice
This quick rice dish works both as vegetarian main course or as a side dish, and is a great way to eat your vegetables.
Oven Roasted Salmon with Plantains and Pineapple
This quick and healthy roasted salmon bakes in one pan, alongside sweet plantains and roasted pineapple for the salsa.
Parmesan Arepas with Roasted Butternut Squash - Arepas Parmesanas con Calabaza
Savory cheese arepas topped with roasted butternut squash make a great vegetarian entree.
Weeknight Skillet Chicken with Kale, Tomatoes, Amaranth & Quinoa
Sautéed chicken breasts, breaded with amaranth, are served over quinoa, kale and tomatoes in this weeknight, one-skillet meal.
Quinoa Apple Muffins - Muffins de Quinoa y Manzana
A nutritious and flavorful muffin made with high protein quinoa flour.
Quinoa Salad with Pepper Mango Salsa - Ensalda de Quinoa con Mango
This colorful salad has high protein quinoa and lots of vegetables.
Anticuchos de Verduras - Grilled Vegetable Skewers
Grilled vegetable skewers are easy to make, taste great, and perfect for entertaining.
Vegetarian Quinoa Sushi with Sweet Potatoes and Caramelized Onions
This vegetable sushi made with quinoa is healthy and delicious.
Roasted Vegetable Sesame Quinoa Bowl
A nutritious bowl of sesame quinoa and roasted vegetables.
Chilean Bean and Corn Stew
A Chilean specialty, porotos granados is a savory vegetarian stew of fresh cranberry beans, squash, and corn.
Vegetarian Quinoa Paella - Paella de Quinoa
A delicious quinoa paella with vegetables.
Vegetable Pastel de Choclo - Pastel de Choclo Vegetariano
Pastel de choclo is a traditional Chilean casserole which has a meat filling topped with a layer of creamed corn. This vegetarian version substitutes a flavorful vegetable ragout for the beef layer.
Quinoa Veggie Burgers - Vegetarian "Hamburgers" with Quinoa and Beans
These vegetarian burgers are both healthy and tasty.
Green Goddess Arepa - Arepa con Palta y Choclo
A cheese arepa stuffed with avocado, corn, and edamame in a creamy cilantro dressing.
Tacu Tacu Veggie Burgers - Vegetarian Burgers with Black Beans and Rice
Spicy and delicious black beans and rice veggie burgers - a great vegetarian meal.
Arepa Sandwich with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Black Beans and Spinach
This vegetarian arepa sandwich has plenty of flavor - enough to satisfy even the meat lovers.
Quinoa and Brown Rice Sushi with Japanese-style Spinach Salad and Avocado
This fusion sushi roll is made with both brown rice and the Andean grain quinoa. It's filled with Japanese-style spinach salad, carrots, and avocado.
Quinoa Arepas - Arepas de Quinoa
Quinoa gives this arepas a nutty flavor and extra protein.
Whole Wheat Empanada Dough - Masa Integral Para Empanadas
A whole wheat option for empanadas, this dough is rich, buttery, and whole grain.
Honey Quinoa Bread - Pan de Quinoa y Miel
This is a moist, high protein, wholesome bread. It has nutty texture that comes from the cooked grains of quinoa. It keeps very well, and is excellent toasted.
Popped Quinoa and Amaranth (Kiwicha) - How to Pop Andean Cereals
Quinoa and amaranth grains are easy and fun to "pop" like popcorn, and make a nutritious snack.
Roasted Vegetable Sandwich Wrap with Quinoa Flatbread
This vegetarian sandwich is filled with roasted vegetables, a spicy aji chile pepper sauce, all wrapped up in a quinoa flatbread.
Quinoa Corn Muffins
Corn muffins get an extra boost of nutrition from the high protein grain quinoa.
Quinoa Amaranth Fruit and Nut Bars
"Popped" quinoa and amaranth add crunch and extra protein to these tasty fruit and nut bars.
Fresh Summer Vegetable Empanadas - Empanadas de Veduras Frescas
These filling for these fresh vegetable empanadas does not need to be cooked ahead of time, so they are quick to prepare.
Eat Your Vegetables Empanadas - Empanadas de Verdura
Perfect for vegetarians or those who just love vegetables, these empanadas are chock full of vibrant produce.
Multigrain Muffins with Quinoa, Amaranth, and Bran
These tasty bran muffins get a nutritious boost from high protein grains quinoa and amaranth.
Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash - Calabaza Bellota con Quinoa
This colorful baked squash is stuffed with quinoa and fresh corn.
Homemade High Protein Quinoa Bagels
Bagels made with the high protein Andean grain quinoa.
Low Fat Quinoa Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins and Pineapple
Quinoa flakes add extra nutrition to these low fat oatmeal cookies with golden raisins and dried pineapple.
Whole Wheat Amaranth Bread - Pan de Kiwicha
This healthy whole grain bread is made with the Andean grain amaranth.
Quinoa Potato Bread with Chia Seeds - Pan de Papa con Quinoa y Semillas de Chia
A soft and nutritious bread prepared with several ingredients that are native to Latin America.
Photo Gallery of Quinoa Recipes
Try these recipes featuring quinoa, the high-protein grain from the Andes.
Quinoa Sausage Casserole – Pastel de Quinoa
This nutritious and tasty casserole is made with the Andean grain quinoa, chorizo sausage, and spinach. Leave out the chorizo for a filling vegetarian main dish.
Tropical Breakfast Muffins
Chock full of nutritious tropical fruits and nuts, while low in fat and high in fiber, these muffins will keep you going all morning long.
Argentinian-style Vegetable Pizza - Fugazzeta de Verdura
This is a double crust pizza, stuffed with vegetables and cheese and topped with onions, Argentinian-style.
Healthy Foods for Back to School
This collection of recipes includes some quick and easy ideas for busy parents, as well as some make ahead recipes to prepare on the weekend and enjoy throughout the week.
Coconut Lime Grilled Chicked Salad - Ensalada de Pollo con Coco
A tropical grilled chicken salad with pineapple and coconut.
Arepas with Portobello Mushrooms - Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sandwich
A satisfying vegetarian sandwich arepa stuffed with a grilled portobello mushroom and vegetables.
Quinoa Chicken Tenders
Chicken tenders coated in crunchy nutritious grains of quinoa make for healthier chicken fingers.
Galletas de Quinoa - Quinoa Oatmeal Power Cookies
These cookies taste great and are quite nutritious, thanks to high protein quinoa.