A quinoa salad is a refreshing change to the usual leafy green salad and it's high in protein. Quinoa is great as a side dish, a substitute for rice, or in a salad.
Get a medium sized sauce pan and put it 4 cups of water and 2 cups of quinoa (2:1 ratio of quinoa to water). Bring to a boil, cover the pan with a lid and simmer on low for 15 minutes
Rinse canned corn and olives and chop two bunches of chives and put them in a bowl.
Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and red chili powder to taste.
Take cooled quinoa, fluff it and add it to the bowl of vegetables. Mix and serve!
quinoa is pronounced keen-wah you can also use a rice cooker to make the quinoa quinoa flour can be used in wheat-based and gluten-free baking