You have to cook this!!

So. Freaking. Yummy. This is an easy weekday meal. You can throw this in the slow cooker before you leave for work and come home to a wonderful dinner waiting on you!

Slow Cooker – Mexican Quinoa 

  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 1(15oz) can black beans, rinsed & drained 
  • 1(15oz) can of fire roasted diced tomatoes with green chilies 
  • 1 zucchini, diced 
  • 1 package of taco seasoning 
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of sweet corn, frozen
  • Cilantro, avocado, & shredded cheese optional – but I recommend 😉 
  1. Place quinoa, beans, tomatoes, & zucchini into slow cooker
  2. Add taco seasoning & water. Mix gently 
  3. Cover & cook on low for 6-8 hours
  4. With 30 min remaining, add corn
  5. Enjoy the heck out of this yummy dish!

Let me know if you give this a try. 

Wonderfully Created,


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My name is Patrice, I'm a wife, mother of 2, runner, wellness enthusiast, hug dealer, & lover of Jesus!! I want to make a difference in the world through health and fitness. I've created this page to help make that difference I believe we have the ability to live a life full of abundance, wholeness, and health. God has given us these temples, now let take care of them because we are wonderfully created!!

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