*1 tbsp olive oil
*Sea salt & pepper to taste
*1 cup quinoa
* 1/2 yellow onion
* 2 cloves garlic, chopped
* 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms (any variety)
* 1/2 cup chickpeas
* 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
*1/3 cup raisins
*1/3 cup pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds)
* A few splashes of tamari (wheat-free soy sauce)
* A sprinkle of cayenne
* A sprinkling of sage on top

Cook quinoa. Add onions, mushrooms, garlic and chickpeas to a pan with either a tiny bit of oil or just a little water and a few splashes of tamari, and a sprinkling of cayenne. Cook until onions are translucent & all ingredients are starting to brown up a bit.

Add cooked quinoa to onion mixture in pan and mix thoroughly. Remove from heat and put into a large bowl. Add raisins, basil and seeds.

Recipe: Alyssa Schottland-Bauman, Nourished.ca