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
Photo: Randy Mayor & Mandie Mills
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
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