Recipe of the Month: Quinoa Pilaf

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cooking Time: 30-40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

1 cup quinoa
2 1/4 cups water or stock
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup walnut pieces
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
pinch of salt

1.   Rinse quinoa in fine mesh strainer until water runs clear.
2.   Boil the water and add quinoa and salt, cover and reduce heat.
3.   After 15 minutes add cranberries and walnuts to top; do not stir.
4.   Cook 5 minutes more, until all the liquid is absorbed.
5.   Remove from heat, add parsley and fluff with fork, cover and let sit for 3-5 minutes and serve.