Author Archives: Queen of Quinoa

About Queen of Quinoa

Alyssa Rimmer is the quinoa obsessed girl behind the gluten-free blog, the Queen of Quinoa. She loves experimenting with nutritious and whole-food ingredients, and seeks to encourage the everyday home chef that cooking and eating gluten-free can not only be healthy, but also delicious and fun. After struggling with stomach issues throughout her college years, Alyssa decided enough was enough and took her health into her own hands. She started by removing gluten from her diet and hasn’t looked back since. Two happy years have passed and her stomach issues have practically disappeared. Living gluten-free has also helped her to truly discover her passion for cooking and she has embraced her new lifestyle with open arms. With the Queen of Quinoa, Alyssa shares her gluten-free recipes, many of which are focused on the superfood quinoa, and discusses her journey to living a more fulfilled and healthy life. She now also cooks refined sugar-free and although not all her of recipes are vegan, she has loved learning and experimenting with vegan baking. She lives in Burlington, Vermont where she is surrounded by fresh, local produce and is always inspired by the fabulous seasonal ingredients that make this state so special. She is excited to share her recipes with you, as she helps to uncover the amazing world of quinoa.

12 Quinoa Breakfast Recipes for Easter

In our house, Easter brunch is kind of tradition. We all chip in and make our favorite thing, so we end up having a ginormous table filled with fantastic breakfast items. And while I know that brunch tends to mean … Continue reading

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Nourishing Quinoa Bowl

I wouldn’t call myself a yo-yo dieter, but I definitely get on kicks where I choose to severely cut back on what I eat to get my body back on track. I’m not saying cut back in the amount of … Continue reading

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Mango & Overnight Quinoa Flakes Parfait

A few weeks ago I got a juicer. Actually it was a gift from my work as a way of saying “Thank You” for taking on some extra responsibility. It’s always nice to have your hard work payoff, and know … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Quinoa Burger Recipe Roundup

Quinoa burgers…and the obsession continues! Is it a problem that all I ever want to eat are quinoa burgers? Perhaps, but they’re just so darn tasty! What makes them spectacular is that you can combine so many different flavors inside. … Continue reading

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Quinoa Eggplant Rollatini

Eggplant… Let’s talk about it. Are you a fan? It was one of those foods that I HATED when I was little. I vividly remember the first time my mom made eggplant parmesan for us. It was me, my little … Continue reading

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