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.

Gluten-Free Flour Tortillas + a giveaway

I’m really excited to be sharing two things with you today: 1) A lightened up version of a classic recipe (hint: it involves jalapeños!) 2) A brand new gluten-free flour blend that I’m just crazy for. We’ll start with the … Continue reading

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Tex-Mex Quinoa Burgers

So these burgers… Where do I begin? As summer is winding down, the nights are starting to get chillier and our fresh produce is reaching its peak, I’m feeling the need to soak up as much of this time of … Continue reading

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Healthy Quinoa Carrot Cake

Last week I turned 26. Twenty-freakin-six! I’m not a big birthday person, don’t like being the center of attention and definitely don’t want people to make a big fuss over me, but I do always make sure I do something … Continue reading

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Quinoa & Veggie Collard Wraps

I’ve recently fallen in love with collard wraps. It stems from my love of sandwiches, which turned into a love for wraps in high school when I wanted to go lighter on the carbs and skip the bread. But now, … Continue reading

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Sizzlin’ Summer Milkshake (aka the Healthiest Peanut Butter Milkshake)

If any time of the year deserves a little shake up, it’s summer. We spend most of our year stuck in the daily grind of office life, sending our kids to school, or even sending ourselves to school, all while … Continue reading

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