Healthy Lunch Recipes

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Easy Quinoa Recipes for 250 Calories

Fear not this grain: Quinoa is fast-cooking and makes tasty salads. You can cook on Sunday, chill, eat over the next few days, and tote to work. By Sidney Fry, MS, RD

Quinoa Nutrition Facts
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Quinoa Nutrition Facts

Ready in about 20 minutes, whole-grain, and gluten-free. Here's how 2/3 cup (the amount of quinoa you'll use for the combos) compares to other whole grains.

148 calories, 5.4g protein, 3.5g fiber

Brown Rice
144 calories, 3.4g protein, 2.3g fiber

133 calories, 5.3g protein, 4.7g fiber

129 calories, 2.4g protein, 4g fiber

101 calories, 3.7g protein, 5.5g fiber

Watch: How to Make Quinoa

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