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Fiery Quinoa

Hope you are ready to spice things up, because this recipe blends a little spice with some great flavor! (Contributed by Light of Life Foundation)

Quinoa mixed with crushed chilies, tomatoes, and a blend of seasoning guaranteed to satisfy your lunch or dinner cravings.


  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 tsp dried crushed chilies

  • 14 oz (1 ¾ cups) chopped tomatoes

  • 4 Tbsp freshly chopped parsley


  1. Place quinoa in a non-stick frying pan and dry-fry over a medium heat, stirring frequently until it starts to pop. Put aside.

  2. Sauté onion in oil until lightly golden.

  3. Add garlic, bay leaves, chilies, and tomatoes with an equal quantity of water (1 cup) to the quinoa and bring to a simmer.

  4. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender.

  5. Stir in parsley to serve. Serves 4.


We hope you enjoy! Please "like" this recipe below and let us know how yours turned out. Share photos and videos of your culinary creations with the thyroid cancer community by including the hashtag #TruthAboutTC on your social media posts!

Talk to your doctor before making any dietary or lifestyle changes and if these recipes are healthy choices for you.

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