How to Use Quinoa Flakes


how to cook with quinoa flakes
Range Top Directions: Combine Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes and salt (if desired) to rapidly boiling water. Return to boil and cook for 90 seconds, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and allow to cool (cereal will thicken slightly.)

Microwave Directions: Combine Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes and salt (if desired) and water in a microwave bowl twice the volume of serving size being prepared. Microwave HIGH for 2-2½ minutes for 1 serving, 4-4½ minutes for 2 servings, 6-6½ minutes for 4 servings, or until cereal begins to thicken. Stir well before serving.

* For thicker cereal, use less water, for thinner cereal use more water.

If you have yet to try Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes, you’re missing out. Crunchy, nutritious and surprisingly versatile, this tasty ingredient can be used in everything from breakfast cereal to a gluten-free substitute for classic breadcrumbs. In fact, once you learn how to use quinoa flakes, you may find yourself trying to sneak them into every dish.

For some delicious ideas to get you started, try one of these:

Banana Bread Quinoa Flake Bake, Natural Noshing

Mix up your morning routine with this quinoa flake bake. It combines the sweet, warming flavors of fresh banana bread with nutritious ingredients like Ancient Harvest quinoa flakes and chia seeds to create a tropical-inspired breakfast far from ordinary.

Baked Quinoa Chile Rellenos — Cooking Quinoa

Don’t think that quinoa flakes can only be used in sweet treats! They work just as well in savory dishes, as proven by these spicy chile rellenos. The recipe features quinoa flour for binding and a combination of quinoa flakes and crushed rice crackers in lieu of traditional breadcrumbs, making them safe for gluten-free friends and family to enjoy.

Peanut Butter Quinoa Bars — Well Balanced Food Life Travel

Bake a batch of these, and you’ve got the ultimate grab-and-go treat to carry with you through the hectic holiday season and beyond. Along with Ancient Harvest quinoa flakes, they have semi-sweet chocolate chips and all-natural peanut butter to make them taste far more decadent than they really are.

Vegetarian Quinoa Lentil Loaf, Ashley at Edible Perspective for AncientHarvest.com

A hearty and savory main course that’s sure to satisfy the omnivores at your table, this vegetarian dish is something we crave on a cold winter’s evening. It’s got flavorful, earthy ingredients like baby portabella mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes, as well as other veggies, fresh herbs, chopped walnuts and pepitas, and Ancient Harvest Quinoa and Quinoa Flakes. Don’t skip the slightly sweet maple and balsamic glaze!

5 Minute Blueberry Quinoa Flake Bake with Lemon Cream — Healthful Pursuit (pictured)

Because you can never have too many quick and tasty breakfast recipes, try this one for a treat that is just as pretty as it is delicious. A base of quinoa flakes, blueberries, cinnamon, and applesauce is elevated by a fantastic dairy-free lemon cream that (as promised) only takes a few minutes to make.

For even more gluten-free recipes that use our quinoa flakes and other products, be sure to visit the recipes page at AncientHarvest.com.