Recipe: Smoky Mexican Quinoa Soup

Smoky Mexican Quinoa Soup

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Here’s a quick weeknight supper which is smoky, spicy, packed with flavour and very filling.  (Oh and it’s really good for you too – bonus!).  Your taste buds will be transported to Mexico with every spoonful, thanks to the chipotle and smoked paprika, coriander, lime and spring onions.

The star of the show here is black quinoa, with its earthy, sweet flavour.  It is classed as a ‘complete protein’ containing 8 essential amino acids, and its delicious flavour and soft texture make it a perfect alternative to rice, pasta and cous-cous.  It really bulks out this soup into a meal in itself – perfect for a speedy and satisfying dinner.

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Recipe: Green Goddess Lunch Bowl

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20 Min Meals | Vegetarian & VeganPeople seem to think that all vegetarians love salad.  Not me.  The word “salad” conjures up images of a bowl of limp lettuce and dried out cucumber slices slathered in oily dressing, with not a chocolate teapot’s chance of staving off hunger until dinnertime.

So this isn’t a salad, but a “lunch bowl” – something filling and delicious to take to work in a tupperware, or ‘fork food’ for your patio or balcony on a sunny weekend. It is an easy and speedy assembly-job, as let’s face it, no one wants to be slaving away in the kitchen whilst the sun is shining. Continue reading “Recipe: Green Goddess Lunch Bowl”