Thai Quinoa

Prep Time

5 minutes

Prep Notes

Cooking Time

15 minutes


4 servings


1 cup dry roasted quinoa
2/3 cup coconut milk (Use vegetable broth for the Elimination Diet)
1 cup water
A pinch of sea salt
1/2 cup red pepper, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced


Quinoa is a mild flavored grain with lots of protein and nutrition and lends well to every flavor profile you want to try.

Breakfast: To make this recipe breakfast - try omitting the red pepper and adding cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and top with your favorite fruit.

Lunch or dinner: Add your favorite beans and chopped vegetables of your choice i.e. - zucchini, bell peppers, green onion, chopped spinach - be creative and have fun!  


  1. Rinse quinoa.
  2. Bring coconut milk and water to a boil.
  3. Add quinoa, salt, and garlic.
  4. Bring back to a boil, cover, and reduce heat.
  5. Cook for 12-15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in red peppers and sesame oil. Or... other vegetables & herbs of your choice.
  7. Let sit covered for 5 minutes then serve.