The Better Half Feature- Repost:Quinoa Stir Fry

Stir fry is my go to meal because it's quick and healthy! This dish is filled with protein, fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. Use any vegetables or protein you like. If you're vegetarian Tofu or tempeh are great substitutes.  I always make a double batch because it's great to pack the next day for lunch:)

Trader Joes Original Soyaki Sauce
1 cup Quinoa
2 cups chicken stock
 1 chicken breast
vegetables-you can use whatever vegetables you want, I usually use mushrooms, onion, red or yellow bell peppers, edamame beans (I buy the frozen pack and put about ¼ cup into the mix), and broccoli.

Place quinoa and chicken stock into a saucepan over high heat. Once the mixture comes to a boil cover and let simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.  Slice all veggies to desired size. Slice Chicken and cook in a medium frying pan with 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil over medium heat.  Take a large frying pan, drizzle mushrooms and onions with olive oil and cook over medium high heat for 4 minutes. Turn heat down to medium and all the rest of the vegetables. Cook until the vegetables are done, about 5 more minutes.  Once both chicken and vegetables are ready, add the chicken to the large frying pan with the vegetables. Turn heat down to low. Pour desired amount of Soyaki sauce over chicken and vegetables. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. Plate the quinoa and add the chicken and veggies on top.

Serves 2, but can be easily doubled

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