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Baked Chicken and Quinoa Chili

July 6, 2014

ThereĀ are 3 things I enjoy eating. Beans Quinoa and Pasta. My kids can eat quinoa all day long. Just plain quinoa nothing at all on it. So I try to make different things so I can get them to eat. This meal was delicious. I can never please them all. One of the twins picked out the beans and my oldest picked out the onions. In the end they all ate and it was all gone. This is very healthy with complex carbs and high in protein. I only wish I was able to add some chili peppers in the mix, I bet it would have tasted even better. I simply cant or my kids would not touch it. Its enough sometimes they think black pepper is spicy. I hope you enjoy this as much as we did.



Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
Serving Size 6- Each Serving is about 1 cup

Calories 622
Total Fat 6.8g
Total Carbohydrates 98.4g
Dietary Fiber 25.0g
Protein 44.7g


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  • Reply Michelle @ Vitamin Sunshine July 7, 2014 at 3:50 am

    What a good idea! Quinoa, kidney beans, and jalapenos- 3 of my favorite things!

  • Reply Mona July 9, 2014 at 5:58 am

    Awesome! Sounds delicious. Will be trying this for sure this week.

    • Reply Rena July 10, 2014 at 1:24 pm

      Hi Mona
      Thank you. Let me know if you do. Thanks for stopping by. xoxo

  • Reply Christina July 20, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    sorry, what temperature should it be baked at?

    • Reply Rena July 23, 2014 at 10:37 am

      Hi Christina
      I always bake at 350 xoxo

  • Reply Steph July 28, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    How do you cook your Quinoa rice? Every time cook it its either hard or too pasty

    • Reply Rena August 8, 2014 at 10:56 pm

      Hi Steph

      I always use double the amount of water. so 1 cup quinoa with 2 cups water. As soon as it starts to boil I lower the heat and just let it simmer.. Hope it helps


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