Quinoa is a popular grain in South American cuisine and is gaining popularity in the states. Its nutrition profile is impressive because it is a complete protein.
Cooking grains in chicken broth or vegetable broth adds to the overall flavor of the dish. You can also cook the quinoa in 2 cups water with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Serve a scoop of this savory salad on a lettuce leaf. Add a slice of crusty French bread and 3/4 cup of fresh raspberries for dessert to raise the Carbohydrate Choices to 3 1/2.