Amidst the array of healthy meal options for people with digestive issues, our just better.® Recipe of the Week presents a vibrant star for low FODMAP menus: Quinoa & Veggie Stir-Fry.
This dish is a lively medley of textures and flavors, where quinoa meets a rainbow of bell peppers, zucchini, and carrots, all seasoned to perfection. Get ready for a burst of freshness in every bite as we create this colorful culinary adventure!
This week’s recipe aligns seamlessly with our latest blog post on Crohn's Disease and Colitis, Living With Crohn's and Colitis: Low FODMAP just better.®, where we've explored the Low FODMAP approach and the role of just better.® Prebiotic Fiber in supporting digestive health.
As we embrace gut-friendly living, our just better.® Quinoa & Veggie Stir-Fry stands as a delightful addition to your low FODMAP menu.
just better.® Quinoa & Veggie Stir-Fry
1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked according to package instructions
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
1 zucchini, sliced
2 carrots, julienned
2 tablespoons avocado oil
1 teaspoon ginger, grated
2 tablespoons naturally brewed soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
4 Tablespoons of just better.® Prebiotic Fiber
Salt and pepper to taste
Chopped green onions for garnish (Use only the green part!! Optional)
Sesame seeds for garnish (Optional)
Prep the Ingredients: Start by preparing all your vegetables. Slice the bell peppers and zucchini, julienne the carrots, and set them aside. Rinse the quinoa under cold water and cook it according to package instructions.
Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or wok. Add the grated ginger, sautéing for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
Add the sliced bell peppers, zucchini, and julienned carrots to the skillet. Stir-fry the vegetables for 5-7 minutes until they are tender-crisp, allowing them to retain their vibrant colors.
Incorporate the cooked quinoa into the vegetable mix, ensuring an even distribution.
Whisk together the naturally brewed soy sauce and sesame oil and add 4 Tablespoons of just better.® Prebiotic Fiber until blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Drizzle over stir-fry.
Continue to stir-fry for an additional 2-3 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
Consider a lean baked protein like fish or chicken.
Garnish and Serve:
If desired, garnish the stir-fry with chopped green onions and sesame seeds. These additions enhance the visual appeal and contribute to the overall flavor profile.
Your just better.® Quinoa & Veggie Stir-Fry is now ready to be served! Spoon generous portions onto plates and enjoy the vibrant symphony of colors and flavors.
In the spirit of gut-friendly living, this just better.® Quinoa & Veggie Stir-Fry invites you to savor the harmony of nutritious ingredients and delightful flavors. As we explore digestive health in our recent blog, let this recipe be a joyful addition to your low FODMAP repertoire. Harness the power of vibrant colors, crisp textures, and enticing aromas, creating a culinary experience that's delicious and supportive of your well-being. Here's to good food and even better living!
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Beyond its culinary versatility, just better.® Prebiotic Fiber supports gut health, heart health, cholesterol management, blood sugar control, and weight management. So, as you savor the delightful flavors of your favorite foods, you're also nurturing your body with the goodness of prebiotic fiber.
Live better, eat better with just better.®!