15 Healthy Vegan Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is a staple in my kitchen as its so versatile and can be used in so many sweet and savoury recipes. This recipe list includes everything from cookies and cakes, to muffins and pizza. These vegan quinoa recipes are all high protein and gluten free.

Quinoa Health Benefits

  • Very nutritious and high in iron, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus.
  • High in the plant antioxidants called flavonoids that have been shown to have anti-inflammatory and antidepressant effects*.
  • Naturally gluten free and nutritious, unlike many gluten-free alternatives.
  • High in protein (14%) and is a vegan source of all 9 essential amino acids.
  • Helps control blood sugar as it’s low GI.

Here are my best quinoa recipes; all are easy to make and free of flour. As quinoa is high in protein all of these are high protein vegan quinoa recipes.

Healthy Vegan Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa Chocolate Fudge Cake

Quinoa Avocado Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

A rich moist chocolate cake with a healthy avocado chocolate frosting.

Cashew Mozzarella Quinoa Crust Pizza

Cashew Mozzarella Quinoa Crust Pizza Vegan Recipe

Baked quinoa base topped with a vegan cheese that’s gooey and stringy.

Avocado on Quinoa Toast

Avocado on Quinoa Toast healthy recipe

Great high protein and gluten-free avocado toast recipe.

Quinoa Bread Sliders

Quinoa Veggie Burger Sliders Easy Recipe

The bread for these sliders is made from quinoa and the filling is a nut-free burger. Perfect with gherkins, rocket and sundried tomatoes.

Quinoa Chocolate Banana Bread

Quinoa Chocolate Banana Bread Vegan

Gluten-free quinoa banana bread is a great way to use really sweet ripe bananas that are too soft to eat.

Quinoa Sundried Tomato Muffins

Open Quinoa Sundried Tomato Muffins

Made with brown rice and quinoa for a fluffy gluten-free savoury muffin full of flavour.

Quinoa Garlic Mushrooms

Quinoa Garlic and onion Mushrooms

Low-fat garlic mushrooms filled with baked quinoa for a healthy version of breaded garlic mushrooms.

Sweet Potato and Cinnamon Quinoa

Sweet Potato Quinoa Cinnamon Bites Recipe

Grated sweet potato goes perfectly with sweet cinnamon and quinoa for healthy little snack bite.

One-pot Tomato Basil Quinoa

One-pot Tomato Basil Quinoa Recipe

If you’re short of time and want a healthy filling main meal this one-pot quinoa dish is perfect.

Mexican Quinoa Bread

A slice of Mexican Quinoa Flatbread with avocado

A quinoa bread with beans, corn and tomatoes topped with avocado, corridander and lime juice. A perfect combination of flavours and textures.

Quinoa Chocolate Cookies

quinoa chocolate chip banana cookies

No flour in these easy to make vegan cookies that are sweetened just with banana.

Black Quinoa Pizza

charcoal quinoa vegan gluten free pizza

The charcoal in this is totally optional, but makes for a striking pizza. Topped with an easy cashew cheese.

Rainbow Quinoa Pizza

Rainbow Cashew Cheese Quinoa Crust Pizza Recipe

Similar quinoa base but topped with a rainbow of vegetables to help get a balance of vitamins and minerals.

Curried Quinoa

bowel of Curried Quinoa with Turmeric, Cumin and Cayenne

Full of healthy turmeric and really easy to make when short on time.

Quinoa and Sunflower Pizza

Gluten free vegan quinoa crust pizza recipe

Easy to make vegan sunflower seed cheese on a pizza. Nut-free and the quinoa is soaked to make it sprout.

Healthy Vegan Quinoa Video Recipes Playlist

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2 thoughts on “15 Healthy Vegan Quinoa Recipes”

  1. These all look so fresh and yummy! Such innovative ways to use quinoa as most you aren’t even boiling it and I love that its whole quinoa and not quinoa flour.

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