Quinoa Pilaf with Greens

By: Esther Vasa

Organic Quinoa - 1 cup
Filtered Water or Homemade Vegetable Stock - 2 cups
Lemon Zest - 1/2 tsp
Thyme - 1/2 tsp
Rosemary - 1 tsp
Sage - 1 tsp (chopped finely)
Oregano - 1/2 tsp
Cilantro or Parsley - 1 tbsp (chopped finely)
Bay Leaves - 2
Extra Virgin Olive oil - 1 tbsp
Himalayan Salt to taste

Wash quinoa thoroughly in water at least twice. In a pan, mix salt, quinoa, bay leaves and water and bring it to a boil. Then, let quinoa cook on low heat for 15 minutes or until done. Fluff and transfer into a serving bowl and let it cool. Then, add in the oil and the fresh greens and toss well. Voilà! Your pilaf is ready to be enjoyed with a salad or soup.