TOP 10 QUINOA DESSERTS

Quinoa is a superfood that is often associated with savoury meals. The good news is, that quinoa comes in a variety of forms, including flour, flakes and puffs. These all work equally well in sweet recipes too.

Such a simple ingredient to use, and it produces some very indulgent, protein-packed puds. Have a go at one of these delightful recipes!..

Chocolate Quinoa pudding (via thegreenforks.com)

A glorious chocolate pudding made from whole quinoa grain. This creamy mousse is sweetened naturally with dates – no cane sugar.

Spiced Quinoa and Apple Parfait (via howsweeteats.com)

Whole quinoa simmered with cinnamon and nutmeg, served with cooling yoghurt and sweet roasted apple.

Chocolate Cake (via barefeetinthekitchen.com)

This flourless cake is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. It is so luxuriously chocolatey, you would have no idea it was so healthy!

Berry and Quinoa Bake (via ifoodreal.com)

This amazing dish is a mix of porridge and cake, all infused with juicy berries. A new kind of breakfast or dessert – and we love it!

Berry Quinoa Salad (via twopeasandtheirpod.com)

A pretty looking quinoa salad and it is also a great way to use up any leftover quinoa! Use red quinoa for a dramatic contrasting effect with the jet black berries.

Seriously Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream Nests

Puffed quinoa is used to form these delicious chocolate nests! The perfect accompaniment to our creamy, dairy-free ice cream.

Chocolate Lava Cake (via healthywomen.org)

Who doesn’t love a good lava cake? This gluten-free dessert uses almond flour and quinoa to create a cake-like texture without wheat flour.

Almond Butter Quinoa Blondies (via eatingwell.com)

Forget about brownies – it’s the age of the blondies! These amazing almond butter blondies are made using quinoa flour instead of wheat flour.

Baked Quinoa with Raisins (via theculinarylife.com)

This gluten-free pudding is similar to rice pudding. Creamy, delicious and sweet.

Strawberry Cream and Coconut Quinoa Tart (via nouveauraw.com)

This delicious, raw tart contains a sweet layer of coconutty, sprouted quinoa! A super creative dessert for those of you on the raw food diet.