Lately I’ve been trying to cook healthier for my family. I feel so much better after a wholesome clean meal. Don’t get me wrong, I still love chocolate, donuts, pasta, ect. I can go on all day about all the food I still love. I’m human and I get cravings like anyone else. But there are so many additives and preservatives in our food today. It’s almost impossible to escape it all. Cooking healthier can be a bit pricier, but I would rather pay a little extra now on organic groceries than a huge medical bill later down the road. This quinoa fried rice is definitely a healthier take on fried rice. It’s basically fried rice without the rice 🙂 and it still tastes amazing!

 

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Ingredients:
2 cups uncooked quinoa
3 tbsp Olive oil
2 cups ham, diced
1 cup carrot
1 cup onion
1/2 cup celery
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 cups broccoli florets
2 tbsp sugar
8 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

Instructions:

1. Dice the carrot, celery, onion, and ham.

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2. Cook quinoa according to package and set aside.

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3. Fill a pan with olive oil and bring the heat to medium high. Cook the ham for about 3 minutes.

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4. Add the onion and minced garlic and cook until the onion becomes translucent.

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5. Then stir in the diced carrot and celery and cook for another 4 minutes.

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6. Add in the broccoli, sugar, and soy sauce.

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7. Lastly, stir in the cooked quinoa. Cook for about 4 more minutes and  remove from heat.

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Quinoa Fried Rice
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 2 cups uncooked quinoa
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 cups ham, diced
  • 1 cup carrot
  • 1 cup onion
  • ½ cup celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 8 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
Instructions
  1. Dice the carrot, celery, onion, and ham.
  2. Cook quinoa according to package and set aside.
  3. Fill a pan with olive oil and bring the heat to medium high. Cook the ham for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the onion and minced garlic and cook until the onion becomes translucent.
  5. Then stir in the diced carrot and celery and cook for another 4 minutes.
  6. Add in the broccoli, sugar, and soy sauce.
  7. Lastly, stir in the cooked quinoa. Cook for about 4 more minutes and remove from heat.