Quinoa in Microwave?

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    Quinoa in Microwave?


    Can you cook quinoa in the microwave? i've never cooked it either way, just bought my first bag from costco......does it only cook well on the stovetop?

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    i tried cooking in the microwave and it didnt end well. Its better on the stove IMO, but maybe if you cooked it on like 60% power for a long time with plastic wrap with holes in it to keep some steam in it could work. but if you can cook it on the stove do so.
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    maybe i'll try cooking it tonight then putting it in a gladware holder then re-heating it the next morning at work. i would like to eat it after working out in the morning at work......that should be fine
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    yeah if u do that itll be good i do that all the time and take some with me to school, just make sure not to over cook it because it can get too soft and then when u reheat it , its like mushy. or at least that happened to me a few times
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    I cook it in the microwave all the time..It might depend on the power of your microwave but I put either 1/2 or 1/3 of a cup in a bowl with double that amount of water and then put it in for 4 minutes, stir for a few seconds, and then another 2 minutes in the microwave and it comes out fine.
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    hmmm, well i made a cup last night on the stove and just threw it in a container. but after that is gone i think i'll give it a shot. is there anything that i could add to it? it's kind of bland
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    I was doing some searching about quinoa myself and came upon a thread here at AM. I can't post threads yet though...I'm almost there.

    anabolicminds.com/forum/nutrition-health/80112-quinoa-magical-foodDOThtml

    I read about letting it soak before you cook it and rinsing it off really well afterwards.

    To spice it up, I have done just that; add spices. It's a damn good carb for sure.
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