FFW-Baked-Quinoa-Muffins-1Baked Quinoa Muffins!
1 c. uncooked Quinoa
2 Pastured Eggs
1 Red Onion (chopped finely)
3 Garlic Cloves – minced
½ c. Fresh Cilantro (chopped finely)
1/3 c. Roma Tomatoes (diced)
1 tsp. Chipotle Chili Powder
½ tsp. each: Sea Salt & Black Pepper
1/3 c. Grassfed Mild Cheddar – grated
2 Green Onions – chopped

Muffin pan

Optional:
Grassfed Butter or Avocado
Fresh Salsa

Instructions:

  1. Cook quinoa…. Its about 2:1 water to quinoa. Use 2 cups water, dash sea salt, 1 c. quinoa.  Bring water with sea salt to a boil, add quinoa, cover until moisture is absorbed and quinoa is soft; about 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Prep muffin with muffin cups or use a small amount of butter on a paper towel to “grease” the cups.
  4. While quinoa is cooking, prep all other ingredients.
  5. When quinoa is cooked… In a large bowl combine cooked quinoa and with all other ingredients except green onions.
  6. Spoon the mixture into the muffin cups and press down to flatten.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown; remove from oven and set aside to cool for 10 minutes.
  8. Transfer to a plate and sprinkle green onions on top.
  9. Serve… we all have different tastes and needs. For anyone who needs a bit more fat, feel free to spread a teaspoon or two of butter on top.  Or, serve with salsa and maybe a few slices of avocado!

    This recipe is great if you follow a paleo diet or paleo style of eating as well as real food, clean eating or eating right for your Metabolic Type.  ENJOY!!

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