[PCOS Food Friday] Garlic Mushroom Quinoa

Welcome to another Food Friday! Here is delicious meal idea that is super healthy.

This weeks PCOS – Friendly recipe is: Garlic Mushroom Quinoa
*From DamnDelicious.Net

Ingredients

Serves 6

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

*Always use organic and unsweetened ingredients whenever possible

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan of 2 cups water, cook quinoa according to package instructions; set aside.For added flavor, toast in a dry saucepan until lightly browned.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add mushrooms, garlic and thyme, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-4 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in quinoa until well combined.
  3. Serve immediately.

Quinoa is a fantastic super food because it is full of essential vitamins and is a complete source of protein. Mushrooms are a great vegetable to add to your daily diet because they can boost your immune system and can absorb vitamin D when placed in sunlight! Add this nutrient rich recipe to your “Food as Medicine” arsenal.

Save this recipe as it’s part of the “Food as Medicine” element in the PCOS 5-Element System. Wishing you a delicious weekend!


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