Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) isn't a true grain but a plant related to chard and spinach. Despite the leaves being edible, the sweet, nutty seeds garner all the attention. It's easy to see why: So versatile, they're used in breakfasts, desserts, and everything in between. Sample our best main-course recipes for quinoa on the following slides.
Protein-packed quinoa lends itself to hot cereal, dinner salads, and sweet puddings. These mini mouthfuls are just as versatile -- try them as appetizers or hors d'oeuvres, stuff them into sandwiches, or build a meal around them.