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Quinoa Berry Bliss Bites

Been wondering how to eat Quinoa? Here’s your chance!


  • 1 1/2 Cups Cooked Quinoa
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • Zest of 1/2 Lemon
  • 4 Packets Stevia
  • 1 Tbsp Agave Nectar
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
  • Dash of Salt
  • 5 Egg Whites
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Berries (If using strawberries – dice)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Spray regular muffin tin with a healthy, non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Place all ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix completely.
  4. Let set for a couple minutes in the bowl.
  5. Using a 1/4 cup as your scoop, scoop mixture into muffin tin filling each cup half way.
  6. Place in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool for a few moments in the muffin tin before gently removing them from the muffin tin and placing them on a cooling rack.
  8. Tip – using a knife to release the muffins from the edge of the muffin tin is the best way to get these out easily.
  9. Enjoy!

Yield: Makes 12 Quinoa Berry Bliss Bites. Per 2 muffins: 90 calories, 6 g protein

Note: This doesn’t quite meet our “10:1 ratio rule” but we’ll make an exception for this one, as it’s primarily wholesome ingredients!

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