The blend of carrots, poppy seeds, along with other veggies make for a very heart healthy carrot quiona pilaf dish that can be a great side dish
or light snack. The high mineral content of magnesium in quinoa helps relax blood vessels, leading to a decrease of hypertension, ischemic heart disease and heart arrhythmias.
2 cups dry quinoa
4 cups water
1- 1/2 cup carrots shredded
4-5 green onions, chopped
1/2 cup parsley - coarsely chopped
3 tablespoons poppy seeds
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
2 teaspoons sea salt
Bring to boil dry quinoa, water and sea salt in a medium or large saucepan. Reduce to simmer, cover and cook about 15 minutes or till water is absorbed.
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