Quinoa, Peppers and Avocado

Now that is a bit chilli in London (just like the weather in Bogota, Colombia or Quito Ecuador), we enjoy warm delicious, healthy comfort food. This Quinoa es perfect to invite friends over for dinner or surprise your partner or kids with something colourful, filling and tasty.

Ingredients for 3 servings:

3 Small Sweet Peppers (Preferably Yellow, Red and Orange or Green the colours are essential for this recipe)
1 clove of garlic
2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 carrots
1 avocado
30 grams of pine nuts
200 grams of Quinoa
Parley or Corianderquino, peepper ,avocado, green leafs, balsamic

Cut pepper into julienne type pieces, carrots into small squares, and finely chop the garlic. Add the olive oil into a sauce pan, then fry garlic for 1 minute then stir fry peppers and carrotsĀ  for 5 minutes in medium heat, add pinenuts and stirfry for anothr 5-7 minutes.

In the mean time cook quinoa just like you cook Rice, two measurements of water for one of quinoa. Wash quinoa in at least 3 changes of water, rubbing grains and letting them settle before pouring off water, until water runs clear. Drain in a large sieve. Add quinoa to a separate pot of boiling salted water and cook 10 minutes, bottom layer of water vaporises. Move quinoa with a fork and then bring the stove to a low heat and cover it with a lid.

When ready add it to the sauce pan with the veggies and mix them all. Top it with parsley or coriander and avocado squares leaves for taste and decoration. Add salt and pepper. If you like spicy food add chilli flakes.

Nutty Frutty Oatmeal

This Nutty Fruty Oatmeal is Packed with protein, vitamins, minerals and it has a great flavour, this is the perfect breakfast to start your week strong and positive!

Ingredients:
– Toasted oats
– 3 Chopped apricots and dates
– 4 Hazelnuts, 2 Brasil nuts, 3 walnuts, 3 almonds
– 10 Goldenberries
– 1 banana
– 1 table spoon of hemp powder
– 2 table spoons of puffed Quinoa
– 1 teaspoon of bee pollen

Add rice or almond milk and mix it all up..

Have a lovely week!

Jimena
@birthyogamama

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