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How to Cook Quinoa

Here is a very simple, quick way to cook this powerfood. Learn about all the benefits you will get from eating Quinoa Powerfood 
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword quinoa
Author Diana Herrington


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • pinch Himalayan salt


  • Rinse the quinoa with water and then drain the water.
  • Add 2 cups of water to a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Add a pinch of salt.
  • Simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • Gently fluff with a fork and serve.


Simple and Healthy Ingredients:Quinoa, Himalayan salt.
I usually just serve it the same I do with rice with vegetables. I have been known to eat a bowl full all by itself because it tastes so good.