Cook 1 cup quinoa while preparing veggies.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 pound of Swiss chard, cleaned and chopped
  • ½ pound each broccoli and green beans cleaned and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts (pecans, almonds or walnuts)
  • 2 tablespoons each soy sauce, rice vinegar and toasted sesame oil


In a large skillet, sauté onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon olive oil until soft. Add veggies, ginger and liquids. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. You may add a tablespoon of water to steam chard leaves. Put quinoa in a large bowl and add veggies. Fold in nuts. Enjoy!