Easy quinoa smoothie recipe for you today. A simple and filling smoothie made with those little superfood whole grains.
Quinoa is an excellent source of complex carbs, fiber, and plant protein. No wonder why they are classified as a superfood.
Can You Put Quinoa In a Smoothie
If you are someone who is trying to eat healthier, and you have heard of quinoa, and you want to add it to your diet, what better way to do that than add it to your smoothie?
You can absolutely add quinoa to your smoothies.
Can you put raw quinoa in a smoothie, though? You can add quinoa uncooked! But, in our case, we added cooked quinoa.
Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and plant-based, making it suitable for any diet really.
Quinoa smoothie for weight loss can be quite effective. However, remember calories in v.s calories out. In order for you to lose weight, you will need to consume less calories than you burn!
But, quinoa can keep you full for longer, which may lead you to eat less.
Is Quinoa Good For Protein Shakes?
Absolutely. Quinoa can be used for both weight gain, protein smoothies, and weight loss smoothies. They are filling and can be used for whichever purpose you need them to.
How To Make Quinoa Smoothie For Weight Loss
You will need:
- Cooked Quinoa
- Dairy-Free Milk
- Cocoa Powder
- Maple Syrup
The method is simple – steam/boil your quinoa then cool them. Add all your ingredients to a blender, and blitz until smooth.
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Easy Quinoa Smoothie
- 1 Blender We used this one
- 1/2 large avocado
- 2 tbsp uncooked quinoa cooked
- 1 tbsp of maple syrup
- 1 tbsp of cocoa powder
- 1 cup/250ml of dairy free milk
- Boil/steam the uncooked quinoa, then cool.
- Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth.
- Serve and drink up!