Lentil-Quinoa Nut Loaves

Preparation info

  • Makes 2 loaves,

    8

    servings per loaf
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina

Published 2018

  • About

A nut loaf is satisfying comfort food. Its high protein and fiber content contributes to satiety and helps stabilize blood sugar. Serve this homestyle version with a gravy, a side of Mashed Rutabaga, Carrots, and Parsnips, and green vegetables for a well-rounded meal.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup (125 ml) quinoa
  • 5⅔ cups (1.36 L

Method

Put the quinoa in a small saucepan. Add 1 cup (250 ml) of the water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Decrease the heat to low, cover, and cook until all the water is absorbed, 15–20 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool.

Put the barley and lentils in a medium saucepan. Add 4 cups (1 L) of the water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Decrease the heat to low, cover