Curried quinoa with peas for a quick protein fix on Meatless Monday

"Where do you get your protein?" is one of the questions most often asked vegetarians and vegans. Beans, nuts, seeds and other such foods is the answer, and quinoa is one of our favorites. This grain-like food is a complete protein, making it a fantastic meat replacement. Try it with this recipe adapted for speed from Moosewood Restaurant New Classics.

See also: - Southwestern-style quinoa salad for a lunchtime protein punch on Meatless Monday - Quinoa-cranberry muffins with almond flour for a protein-packed breakfast on Meatless Monday - Quinoa stir-fry with pineapple and cashews for Meatless Monday

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