Protein Packed Quinoa Pizza Bites

Protein Packed Quinoa Pizza Bites

Try these great-tasting protein packed Quinoa Pizza Bites as a healthy snack option for your family. Quinoa (KEEN-wah) is classified not as a grain but as a type of seed, that of bodyenergyclub.com-MUM'S-183649000706-30the goosewort plant, a relative of spinach and chard. Quinoa provides a complete protein, making it especially valuable for those who prefer to reduce or completely eliminate animal protein from their diets. It contains all the essential amino acids, including lysine, which is crucial for growing and repairing body tissues. One cup of Quinoa provides 9 grams of protein which is one more gram than a medium chicken egg.

Some Health Benefits of Quinoa are:
* Cardiovascular health
* Digestion
* Detoxifying
* Antioxidant
* Migraine protection
* Low on glycemic index, which means it causes a gradual rise in blood sugar and insulin,
rather than a spike in sugar levels.

This is an amazing recipe that is super fast, easy to make, packed with protein and most importantly, it’s delicious!!

Protein Packed Quinoa Pizza Bites

Ingredients

1/2 c. uncooked quinoa
1 large egg
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. shredded mozzarella
1 t. minced garlic
1 T. dried basil
1 t. dried oregano
pinch of salt
pizza sauce for dipping

Directions:

1. Cook your quinoa by boiling 1c. water, add quinoa and cover. Once boiling, reduce heat to low, and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes (until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender).thCARIAV83
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all of your ingredients (except the pizza sauce) in a mixing bowl until it is well mixed.
3. Lightly coat bottom of a mini-muffin tin with coconut oil dabbed onto paper towel. Then use a tablespoon measure to fill up muffin tin.
4. Bake them for 15-20 and let cool. Serve them warm with pizza sauce to dip in!

This is a recipe adults and kids will enjoy!

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I am a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, RHN, who has a passion for health! I have always had an active lifestyle and love to cook always finding new healthy alternatives for cooking. I believe in looking at the underlying causes of symptoms, and alleviating illnesses by natural means. I approach health as a whole and I connect the body, mind, emotion and environment. My focus is all about helping people understand how to develop good eating and lifestyle habits that promote rapid healing, weight management, optimal vitality and longevity. I love to share my knowledge with the general public and my passion for obtaining a healthy, happy and satisfying lifestyle.

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