Saturday, January 10, 2015

Coconut Quinoa

Someone asked me for this recipe so I thought I might as well just share with ya'll. This super simple superfood* recipe is from Beachbody's Ultimate Reset cleanse and is seriously delicious!

Coconut Quinoa

3/4 cup cooked quinoa
2 Tbs canned coconut milk
1 tsp grade B maple syrup
1/4 cup fresh pineapple chucks
1 Tbs chopped raw walnuts

Simple combine quinoa, coconut milk and maple syrup and mix well. Top with pineapple or other fruits and walnuts. ENJOY!


*quinoa is a complete protein and high in amino acids, fiber, phosphorus, magnesium and iron.
Quinoa, uncooked, per 100 g
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy1,539 kJ (368 kcal)
64 g
Dietary fibre7 g
6 g
Saturated0.7 g
Monounsaturated0.1.6 g
Polyunsaturated3.3 g
14 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
(0%)
1 μg
Thiamine (B1)
(31%)
0.36 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
(27%)
0.32 mg
Niacin (B3)
(10%)
1.52 mg
(15%)
0.77 mg
Vitamin B6
(38%)
0.49 mg
Folate (B9)
(46%)
184 μg
Vitamin B12
(0%)
0 μg
Choline
(14%)
70.2 mg
Vitamin C
(0%)
0 mg
Vitamin E
(16%)
2.44 mg
Vitamin K
(0%)
0 μg
Trace metals
Calcium
(5%)
47 mg
Iron
(35%)
4.6 mg
Magnesium
(55%)
197 mg
Phosphorus
(65%)
457 mg
Potassium
(12%)
563 mg
Zinc
(33%)

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