Quinoa vegan stir fry with roasted plantain
Quinoa, often called as “superfood” or a “supergrain,” is one of the world’s most popular health foods. The seeds are rich in fiber, B vitamins, vitamin E, and other minerals like iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. Quinoa’s fiber content makes it a great food for weight loss and treating other digestive issues like constipation. The fiber also protects the heart and prevents deadly diseases like cancer. The antioxidants this food contains work magically for skin and hair health.
If your looking for an alternative to your usual carbs such as rice and pasta, this is a great choice. Is very quick to prepare, full of nutrients and can be incorporated in your diet in so many ways.
This recipe is a perfect low carb, high in protein meal that can be made in minutes. the vegetables and grains used will keep you full for longer which can help towards any weight loss goals.
For those who are not vegans, feel free to add a side of your favorite protein to compliment this dish.
2.5 Cups raw quinoa
400g Kidney beans (tinned)
160g Sweetcorn (tinned)
150g Chestnut mushrooms
1 Red bell pepper
1 Large red onion
1 Large chopped courgette / zucchini
250g Sugar snap peas