Dessert recipes

Quinoa, red berries & Greek yogurt

Boil the quinoa for 12 minutes. Let it cool. In a dessert cup, put respectively the yogurt, the red berries and the quinoa. Then again add the red berries on top and drizzle with honey.

Read more

Almond, quinoa and raspberry cake (gluten free)

Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric whisk, add eggs and continue beating until all incorporated. Fold in the ground almonds, quinoa flour, salt, baking powder, semolina and almond essence. Mix well until all smooth and creamy. Line the baking tin with baking parchment. Sprinkle almonds evenly at the bottom of the tin. Spread the cake mix over the almonds, scatter the raspberries and the remaining almonds on the top. Bake in the oven preheated to 160˚C for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let it cool before dusting with icing sugar and slicing it.

Read more

Quinoa cookies

Mix the butter and the sugar in a bowl to obtain a pasty texture. Add the baking powder, coconut flour, quinoa and vanilla and mix. Beat the egg in a separate bowl. Add the egg in the bowl with the other ingredients while stirring. Add walnuts and chocolate. Make small patties of cookies and place them on a baking plate Place the plate in the oven for 15 minutes at 150 ° C.

Read more

Quinoa Raspberry Baked Cheesecake

Add all the ingredients of the cheesecake base. In a pan suitable for oven. Loose base cake tin. Press down to cover the base. Add the layer on the cheesecake base and then bake at 160° for 50 minutes. When it’s ready, top with raspberries and strawberries. Sprinkle ice sugar on top. You can add some mint leaves if

Read more

Clea’s Quinola Nursery Pudding

In pan, combine milk OR Carnation evaporated milk, vanilla essence, sugar, cinnamon; heat gently until sugar dissolved. Transfer to oven proof bowl (e.g. Pyrex), adding Quinola, stirring well. For a de-luxe pudding, drizzle double cream over the top and sprinkle a little sugar on top of this. Bake in a medium hot oven for 20 minutes until a golden crust forms on the top.

Read more

Baked apples stuffed with black and pearl quinoa, raisins and walnuts

Preheat oven to 180C. Wash the apples and trim the bottoms so that they stand upright and core to leave a generous cavity. Mix the Quinoa Express with the oats, walnuts, raisins, maple syrup, lemon juice and cinnamon. Toss to combine and stuff the cooking apples with quinoa mixture. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the apples are soft. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream.

Read more

Quinola pumpkin cake

Ingredients: 70g of dry raisins 425g of pumpkin purée 150g of unsalted butter 150g of caster sugar 3 teaspoons of spice mixture Zest of 1 orange 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 80g of quinoa flour 1 teaspoon of gluten-free baking powder 2 separated eggs Ice sugar and flake almonds for garnish

Read more

Cherry Clafoutis

Heat an oven to 160˚. In a mixing bowl, stir the quinoa flour, ground almonds and sugar. In a separate bowl using a whisk, whisk the eggs with egg yolks and vanilla essence, add cream, milk and brandy and stir well. Pour the liquid into the dry ingredients and stir to make a smooth batter. Place it into an ovenproof dish (1.25litre), scatter the halved pitted cherries on the top and bake for about 40/ 45 minutes, until slightly wobbly in the middle. Sprinkle some flaked almonds on the top. Serve warm with pouring cream, ice cream or sour cream.

Read more

Quinoa Cupcakes

3 large eggs 130g caster sugar 90g ground almond 90g quinoa flour 1tsp vanilla essence zest of 1 lemon 200g creme cheese 100g unsalted butter room temperature 50g icing sugar 1tsp vanilla essence A drop of pink food colouring (optional)

Read more

Quinoa flour Christmas cookies by Chloé

Make cookies as beautiful as they are good with quinoa flour ! A simple and tasty recipe by Chloé Fashion Lifestyle's blog

Read more

Gooey chocolate cake

Melt butter and chocolate in a pan at low heat. Once melted add the whole eggs and mix in. Then add the quinoa flour and the sugar and mix until a consistent paste. Pre heat oven to 160°C/ Gas mark 3. Grease a cake tin with butter and lightly dust with some quinoa flour. Add the cake mix. Cook for 20 minutes. Stick a knife into the middle of the cake to ensure that the centre remains gooey before taking out of the oven and allowing to cool.

Read more

Cranberry, apricot and pecan nut Express Quinoa Boxing Day salad

Preheat the oven to 180°C.Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan, add the onion and bacon, and sauté until the onions are soft. Set aside to cool. Mix together the Express Quinoa, cranberries, apricots, pecan nuts, onion and bacon and the remaining ingredients. Season to taste.

Read more

Sabina’s mango & pomegranate quinoa salad

Cook the quinoa according to packet instructions. Make sure to rinse the quinoa first. You can cook the quinoa with vegetable stock to add more flavour. Once cooked, place in blast chiller. In a salad bowl, combine all ingredients with the quinoa. Whisk the olive oil and vinegar and season to taste. Dress the salad as desired. Serve cold.

Read more

Gluten Free Nana Cream Quinola Pudding

Blend all in a high speed blender. Transfer in mason jar, on top of bluberries nana cream. Use toppings of your choice: chocolate, pomegranate, kiwi…

Read more

Quinola Fruit Salad

Empty pack of Express Quinola in a bowl then fluff with fork. Add all fruits and mint. Add sauce. Mix together. Sauce: In a small bowl mix, maple syrup with all 3 juices.

Read more

Coconut, blueberry and quinoa ice cream

Zest and juice the limes and heat in a pan with the sugar. Pour into a bowl and mix in the coconut cream. Leave to cool. Whip the cream, then stir in the coconut and lime mixture and quinoa. Freeze for an hour, whisk, then freeze again. Repeat the process. Enjoy!

Read more

Quinola cashew truffles

Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl using your hands. When mixed thoroughly, roll the mixture into golf ball sized balls and dust lightly with cocoa powder. Place on a tray, leaving space between each. When finished, pop the tray in the fridge for a couple of hours until the truffles are set. These are perfect for pre or post work outs as a healthy snack on the go !

Read more

Lime, coconut and quinoa ice cream

Zest and juice the limes. Heat in a pan with the sugar. Pour into a bowl and mix in the coconut. Leave to cool. Whip the cream, then stir in the coconut mixture and quinoa. Freeze until set.

Read more

Blueberry, Chia and Quinola pudding

Cook the Quinola in boiling water for 12 minutes or use either the Black and Pearl or Red and Pearl Express. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and pop in the fridge for the chia to swell. Allow the pudding to set over night (this will take about 5-8 hours). When set, pop a couple of tablespoons of your compote in the bottom of your glasses or jars then add your pudding on top, then top off with your blueberries and a sprig of mint.

Read more

Dark chocolate and quinoa brownies (gluten free)

Preheat an oven to 160˚C and butter and line a 20 cm square baking tin. Melt the chocolate and butter together in a bowl on a very low setting in microwave or in a bowl over a pan of hot water. In a mixer, beat the eggs and sugar together until creamy and fold in the rest of ingredients together with butter and chocolate mix. Bake for 30 minutes.

Read more