14 Healthy & Easy Vegan Quinoa Recipes

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Today we are going to share some of our favorite vegan quinoa recipes. Quinoa is a great, gluten-free alternative to meat that tastes delicious!

We hope you enjoy these dishes as much as we do.

In this blog post, I will be listing my favorite healthy plant based quinoa recipes including a variety of starters, main courses and side dishes.

You can find the recipe for each dish on the link below its picture.

Table of Contents:

Quinoa Tabbouleh

This tabbouleh is a great, filling side dish for anyone who wants to add a bit of creativity to meal times.

The Middle Eastern style means the dish contains crunchy vegetables, as well as subtle but savoury herbs.

Quinoa is a great addition here, helping to bulk out the salad, making it more affordable and satisfying. 

Check out the full recipe from A Couple Cooks here.

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Spicy Kimchi Quinoa Bowl

If you’re looking for tasty quinoa recipes, Simply Quinoa has all the best ones for you.

This spicy kimchi bowl is great for weeknight dinners as it’s nutritious, easy and filling.

It only takes a few minutes to prep and 10 minutes to cook. Discover the full recipe here.

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Curried Lentils and Quinoa

This dish of curried lentils and quinoa is made in one pot for a quick and easy dinner. 

It provides a rich and creamy texture, due to the coconut oil and milk. The quinoa and lentils also make the dish filling and satisfying.

The rest of the ingredients are super healthy, but you wouldn’t think it because it tastes like great comfort food.

The recipe is also gluten-free and soy-free, as well as vegan of course. 

Check out the full recipe and list of ingredients here.

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Kale, Beetroot and Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad is one of the healthiest entries on our list.

It’s high in vitamins A and C, as well as protein and fiber.  

If you’re making salad for health-conscious friends a family, this is a perfect one to try. 

The recipe takes around 50 minutes to prep and cook but provides a nutritious meal for four. Discover the full recipe here.

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Butternut Squash Quinoa Bowl

This quinoa bowl is another quick and easy lunch or dinner time meal.

Like all the other recipes on this list, it’s super nutritious and healthy.

By following the recipe, you’ll enjoy sweet butternut squash, crunch kale and flavorful quinoa. 

It takes 45 minutes to make, but if you have the time, it’s well worth it. Discover the full recipe here.

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Quinoa Breakfast Bars

These breakfast bars are a great way of using up any quinoa you have left-over from the previous night.

They provide a tasty and filling breakfast solution!

One reason we love breakfast bars is that they’re a great snack to grab and eat on the go, there’s absolutely no prep time required in the morning. 

Some great ways to enjoy these quinoa bars are to pair them with fruit, such as summer berries or bananas as well as yogurt.

Discover how to make these satisfying quinoa breakfast bars here.

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Kale Quinoa Salad

Here’s another healthy quinoa salad idea from A Couple Cooks.

We found this is a great recipe to try when you have left-over vegetables from other dishes.

Simply accumulate spare vegetables such as carrots and pepper over the week, and then you’ll have enough to create this quinoa salad.

It features a tangy dessing and a special secret ingredient. Find out what it is here, along with the full recipe.

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Easy Quinoa Salad

Here’s another simple quinoa salad you can prepare with any leftover vegetables.

It’s a bonus if you’ve already cooked your quinoa as you’ll be able to simply mix all the ingredients in together to make the salad.

The salad recipe can be used for weeknight meal times as it easily feeds four. 

Discover the full recipe here.

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Roasted Carrot, Kale and Quinoa Bowl

We love quinoa bowls as much as the other types of quinoa dishes and snacks on this list.

This healthy recipe only uses simple and easy-to-prepare ingredients that are all dairy, egg and gluten-free, as well as vegan of course.

After you’ve prepared and cooked the vegetables, the recipe reccomends some special ingredients to provide healthy fats and a sauce for a sweet and sour flavour.

Check out the full recipe here.

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Avocado Quinoa Salad with Spiced Chickpeas

Here’s another wonderfully tasty quinoa recipe from The Last Food Blog.

This is a warm and spicy chickpea salad, bulked out by quinoa along with healthy vegetables and a sharp dressing.

Discover the full recipe here.

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Quinoa Beetroot Burger

Here’s a quirky quinoa recipe you can use for dinner time meals – and it’s not a salad.

The beetroot and quinoa burgers are easy to make and provide a healthy meat-free alternative to traditional burger patties.

Although the texture may not be quite the same, they hold together throughout the process and while cooking. 

Did we mention they’re super-low fat too?

You can enjoy them on their own or in a tasty vegan bun.

Check out the full recipe here.

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Coconut Quinoa Porridge

This recipe by Wallflower kitchen will show you how to make quinoa porride with a coconut twist.

Then, add the tropical ingredients that are recommended to make a quick and easy breakfast meal.

You can follow the full recipe here.

Chickpea Quinoa Stew

Here’s a great recipe if you have chickpeas, quinoa and some spare vegetables handy.

The stew is warm and creamy and only takes 30 minutes to make – perfect if you’re looking for a low-maintenance meal.

It’s also a great option if you want something to keep in the freezer and save for one or two weeks time.

You can make it in bulk and have some on a certain weeknight for the whole month!

Check out the full recipe here.

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Loaded Quinoa Tacos

For any taco-lovers out there, this recipe is for you.

If you do like to make tacos for lunch or dinner time meals, then check out our other list of our favorite 15 vegan taco recipes.

These quinoa tacos, however, contain a quinoa filling along with spicy sour cream and vegetable slaw.

Discover the full recipe here.

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