According to the United Nations, 2013 is the year of quinoa (Read the article here).

I LOVE quinoa for myself, my family & my clients – I even have another blog post on it (here) that explains exactly why I love it so much.

I tried this recipe out a few weeks ago and absolutely loved it!  I have shared it with a few other clients and they all agree – a big thumbs up for this one, so here it is now for you.  🙂

Enjoy it!

Quinoa Cakes







  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa (or 2 cups cooked and cooled)
  • 2 cups water (if cooking quinoa)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano or leaves from a couple stems fresh oregano, minced
  • 2 or 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Coconut oil (for frying)
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. If using uncooked quinoa, rinse the grain twice in cold water, then drain in a fine-mesh strainer. In a pot or ricer cooker, combine the quinoa with 2 cups of water. If using a pot bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook until the water is absorbed, 15 to 18 minutes. If using a rice cooker, simply use the regular white rice cycle. Allow the quinoa to cool. If you are in a hurry, spread the quinoa in a large, shallow dish and place, uncovered, in the refrigerator.
  2. Combine the cooled quinoa, salt, paprika, cumin, oregano, and 2 eggs. You should have a “dough” that will form a moist ball. If the mixture is still dry and fluffy, add another egg.
  3. Heat your largest skillet or, better yet, a flat griddle pan over medium-high heat. Lightly oil the skillet or griddle pan. Form 1/4 cup of the quinoa mixture into a ball. Place it in the skillet and use a spatula to flatten it into a pancake about 1/4-inch thick. Repeat to make 7 more pancakes, working in batches as necessary. Cook the quinoa cakes until golden brown on one side, 2 to 3 minutes, then flip and brown the other side, about 2 minutes more. Remove from the pan and season with flaky sea salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
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