21 Easy Quinoa Recipes For Meal Prep & You Will Love!

Quinoa is a healthy protein and a great source of minerals that contain heart-healthy fats, a good amount of fibre and folic acid. It is a great meal for lunch or dinner who are on a diet to replace white rice. Here I share some easy quinoa recipes that are not only delicious, also these recipes are quick to prepare and get lots of quinoa varieties to make for meal prep or snacks or dessert.

Along with quinoa, adding lots of your favourite vegetables make some amazing recipes or meals for lunch or dinner that are a great source of fibre and vitamins. If you are on a vegan or plant-based diet does not necessarily mean you will be limited in your diet or you can eat only veg food meal choice. One of the world’s most popular superfoods, quinoa is a healthy food that you can make any recipes with this. It is a nutritious breakfast to healthy dinners and yummy snacks that you are going to love this round-up of delicious quinoa recipes!


21. Chai Spiced Oat And Quinoa Flour Muffins 

Chai Spiced Oat and Quinoa Flour Muffins

Chai spiced oat and Quinoa flour muffins are the perfect Quinoa recipes you can enjoy anytime you feel like especially at breakfasts. These use a blend of whole grain flours like oat, quinoa, and almond to create a delicious muffin. Flavored with chai spices and topped with a delicious vegan icing, these muffins taste amazing. It’s really delicious and packed with tons of flavors. You will definitely love it.
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20. Instant pot Vegetable Quinoa Pulao

Instant pot Vegetable Quinoa Pulao

Instant pot vegetable quinoa pulao is healthy, delicious and loaded with lots or your favourite vegetables. This meal is made with few simple ingredients and ready in just under 30 minutes in the instant pot. If you are so busy with your work, just add quinoa, vegetables and other spices and make it at home. This quinoa pulao is ready for lunch or dinner with any side dishes. 
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19. Quinoa Berry Bowl 

Quinoa Berry Bowl

Berry quinoa bowl is comfortable, filling, full of protein and a great alternative to oatmeal to start a new fresh morning. This bowl is loaded with lotus of berries, quinoa, milk, and topped with greek yogurt and your favourite toppings. You can make this in water or milk, I suggest cooking this with milk to get a creamier consistency. So tasty, easy to make for a breakfast or snack option when you really want a healthy meal to make you full for a long time. 
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18. Instant Pot Quinoa Vegetable Soup

Instant Pot Quinoa Vegetable Soup

Instant pot vegetable soup is made with lots of fresh vegetables and quinoa, which is one of my favourite quinoa recipes for lunch or dinner. Healthy, delicious, vegetarian and ready this meal in the instant pot under 30 minutes from prep to finish. This can be your busy lunch or holiday weeknight dinner for your whole family or kids. 
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17. Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad Recipe

Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad Recipe

Roasted sweet potato black bean quinoa salad is healthy, loaded with high protein and nutrition foods that keeps you healthy. This healthy salad is covered with quick oil and lime vinaigrette that can be your best and perfect side dish or healthy lunch. For all those vegetarians this salad is a great simple meal. Also you can serve this in lettuce cups or tossed with chopped kale too!
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16. Vegan Thai Peanut Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

Vegan Thai Peanut Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

If you are looking for a bowl meal, must try this vegan Thai peanut sweet potato buddha bowl recipe. This bowl is loaded with sweet potato, quinoa, crispy chickpeas, and drizzled in peanut sauce. This is one of my favourite quinoa recipes or healthy bowl recipes that are perfect for meal prep. It is a vegan, gluten-free, quick meal that is ready in just 20 minutes for any day meal prep or lunch or busy dinner. This bowl recipe is so tasty and healthy that you will thank me for sure. 
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15. Strawberry Quinoa Pancakes

Strawberry Quinoa Pancakes

Strawberry quinoa pancakes are made with pancake mix, adding water, quinoa and plopping it on a griddle to cook. You can add chia seeds, flax meal, protein powder, or even wild rice to your pancakes to get more flavor. When you need protein or an extra dose of nutrients to your breakfast, you can make this pancake with those ingredients. Adding strawberry puree or fresh juicy strawberries make this pancake so flavorful and tasty. 
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14. Quinoa with Blueberries and Cinnamon

Quinoa with Blueberries and Cinnamon

Quinoa blueberry and cinnamon recipe is a healthy whole grain breakfast option that is made with quinoa, cinnamon, maple syrup and lots of fresh blueberries. This bowl is vegan, gluten-free and quinoa makes a great morning breakfast cereal for anytime. Delicious, easy to make with few simple kitchen staples and loaded with protein, fibre and iron. Just make and grab on it. 
Get the recipe here.


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13. Chicken Quinoa Soup

Chicken Quinoa Soup

Chicken quinoa soup is one of my best quinoa recipes that will make you feel better in an instant. If you have some leftover chicken at home, you can make this meal in the instant pot and ready in just 30 minutes or less. This soup is gluten-free, protein-packed, and flavor-filled. This soup is a flavorful side dish or main course meal that tastes great, but is easy to make.
Get the recipe here.


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12. Quinoa Power Bites

Quinoa Power Bites

Quinoa powder bites are so easy to make with just a few simple kitchen staples and you just take it as energy balls or bites or snacks or desserts. These balls are vegan and made with  quinoa flakes, almond milk, almond butter, chopped almonds and Medjool dates. Super delicious, moist, nutty, coated with chocolate and quinoa flakes. You can use quinoa with those ingredients just to replace oatmeal, buckwheat, and other hot cereals. 
Get the recipe here.


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11. Black Bean and Corn Quinoa

Black Bean and Corn Quinoa

Black bean with corn quinoa is a healthy meal prep idea for summer days or any busy work days. A simple, filling, gluten-free meal that is made with black beans, sweet corn, green (or red) onions, spicy jalapeno, tangy feta cheese, fresh cilantro, baby spinach, and a light cumin-lime dressing. This is a wonderful light dinner or easy lunch idea that you can serve this healthy salad over greens. Also you can add any vegetables or cheese as per your choice and get just 20 minutes to prepare. 
Get the recipe here.


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10. Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Quinoa

Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Quinoa

Apple cinnamon breakfast quinoa is a healthy, amazing and easy breakfast option for starting your day. This quinoa breakfast is flavorful, packed with protein and fiber so it will keep you feeling full and comfortable the day long. This meal is great for the winter season or any holidays with fresh apples and cinnamon to make an amazing seasonal treat!
Get the recipe here.


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9. Pumpkin Quinoa Porridge

Pumpkin Quinoa Porridge

If you donot love pumpkin, make this quinoa porridge with pumpkin puree. This meal is delicious, healthy and not even feel so bad in taste. Made with pumpkin puree, quinoa, maple syrup, coconut, nuts, and Coconut Milk, make this recipe so tasty and amazing. Easy to make this recipe on stove pot or crockpot or in a rice cooker is plant based option and in a balance if healthy fasts. 
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8. Crispy Quinoa Patties

Crispy Quinoa Patties

Quinoa patties are crispy, tender and made with kitchen staple pantry ingredients. So tasty, delicious and one of my best quinoa recipes that is ready in just 20 minutes to prepare. If you have some leftover, these quinoa patties are the perfect side dish that are great for whole members. These patties are also best for evening snacks or cravings or on the go or go-to meals
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7. Slow Cooker Quinoa Chili

Slow Cooker Quinoa Chili

Slow cooker quinoa chili is the ultimate vegetarian dish that is loaded with full of protein and packed with nutritious ingredients! This chili is healthy, amazing, comfortable and best ever side dish meal for busy lunch or weeknigvht dinners. Some people loves the meat like color and texture, this quinoa chili gives that meat-like quality, so you can make this recipe at home in slow cooker or any pressure cooker. 
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6. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Quinoa Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Quinoa Banana Bread

If you love peanut butter and chocolate both, make this amazing and delicious Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Quinoa Banana Bread. Soft, tasty, tender and healthy this bread is packed with peanut butter flavor and studded with chocolate chips. No need butter and oil, just made with quinoa and oat flour which is healthy and make you feel crazy. When you taste this dessert or snack, you want more and more. 
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5. Detox Quinoa Salad

Detox Quinoa Salad

Quinoa salad is filling, delicious and healthy lunch of dinner idea for your whole family. It is quick to prepare with few simple ingredients, also you just add any vegetables whatever you like. This salad is very detox recipe because it is filled with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and detoxifying foods, but it’s also super good! This salad is ready in just 15 minutes and serve it for lunch. 
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4. Sautéed Mushroom Garlicky Quinoa 

Sautéed Mushroom Garlicky Quinoa

Quinoa garlic mushroom is simple to prepare with just few simple ingredients. It is combined with cooked quinoa and get amazing meal for lunch. Get nice flavor of lots of garlic and butter that makes a good healthy meal prep idea for all these mushroom lovers. 
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3. Sausage, Kale and Sweet Potato Quinoa

Sausage, Kale and Sweet Potato Quinoa

Sausage, kale and sweet potato quinoa is healthy and all of the ingredients are cooked in one pot, or slow cooker or skillet. Delicious, easy to make and you can add apple, sage or pumpkin to celebrate fall days or for any holidays. This quick and easy quinoa recipe is an absolute lifesaver when weeknights get a little hectic.
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2. Baked Turkey And Quinoa Meatballs

Baked Turkey And Quinoa Meatballs

With turkey and quinoa make this meal so tasty and comfortable for lunch or dinner table. This baked turkey is ready in just 20 minutes in the oven, delicious smothered in sauce or dipped in BBQ sauce. Just serve the cooked quinoa and topped with juicy baked turkey, enjoy!
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1. Cilantro Lime Quinoa 

Cilantro Lime Quinoa

This Cilantro Lime Quinoa is so easy to make with just cilantro, lime and other spices. Quick to prepare and ready in just 30 minutes at home. You can serve this recipe with any recipes or any side dishes. 
Get the recipe here.


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