- 130 g quinoa, washed well
- 240 g water
- 320 g broccoli, cut into florets and finely chopped
- 200 g cheddar cheese, grated
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 tablespoon mustard, mild
- salt, pepper and cayenne pepper
- 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon mint, finely chopped
- 150 g ham, cut into 0.5 cm cubes
Quinoa broccoli and cheese mini muffins
Nuts Free Diet
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.
Low in Sugars Diet
Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.
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- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Wash the quinoa very well. Transfer to a saucepan and add enough water to cover it.
- Simmer over low heat with the lid on, for about 15 minutes, until it softens and soaks up the water. Add more water if necessary.
- When ready, transfer to a bowl and allow to cool.
- Add all of the remaining ingredients and stir until completely combined.
- Thoroughly grease a mini muffin pan with olive oil. Add spoonfuls of the mixture to each cup.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden.
- When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.
- Remove from muffin pan and store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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