Strawberry Quinoa Parfait

January 27, 2014

Are you on the Quinoa kick that’s going on at The Taylor House right now?  We’ve shared three new recipes since the first of the year already and today we have a Strawberry Quinoa Parfait to share with you.

Is you’re not familiar with the health benefits of quinoa here are just a couple to convince you that this is something you should start adding into your diet.

Quinoa is high is protein, actually there are 8 different amino acids that your body needs.  There is also a good amount of fiber in quinoa, so if you have problems getting your daily intake of fiber, start adding it into your meals.  There are so many other health benefits of quinoa but these two are the most impressive to me and have made it worth adding to our diet with simple recipes like this Strawberry Quinoa Parfait.

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How to Make Strawberry Quinoa Parfait


  • 1 Cup Quinoa
  • 1 Cup Sliced Strawberries
  • Whipping Cream

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Step 1 – Make your Quinoa according to the box instructions (this only take a few minutes)

Step 2 – Slice up your strawberries

Step 3 – Layer the quinoa, strawberries and whipping cream in dish and enjoy!

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It doesn’t get much easier than this when you want to get protein and fiber in your snack and it’s a delicious little treat that you won’t feel too guilty about eating!  If you want to exclude the whip cream you would use honey as a sweetener and add more fruits or use Greek yogurt instead of the whip cream.  I love a delicious creaming homemade whip cream so I decided to make this more of a dessert for our family by using it.

Over the last weeks I’ve made several different recipes using quinoa, you can find them listed below.

You can also find more Healthy Recipe options on our Pinterest Board!

More Quinoa Recipe Ideas

Quinoa Pancakes


Italian Quinoa Salad


Quinoa Stuffed Peppers



  • Marilyn

    WOW, these parfaits look absolutely DELISH and oh so healthy!
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  • Stephanie

    This looks delicious. I keep seeing all of these delicious recipes that involve quinoa, but I just haven’t been brave enough hot try any of them yet.
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  • Cecil

    Yumm…. I may explore.. I might try these. Seemed easy. Thanks for the inspiration. I hope I can do it right… If I have success with it.. I will come back and make a comment. 🙂

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