Quinoa Brown Rice Blend Recipe #vegan

Quinoa and Brown Rice blend is a stupid simple recipe that for some reason I just hadn’t thought to make until recently. We were trolling through our local wholesale club and the kids, as usual were on the hunt for tasty samples when I came across one they could actually eat! Organic brown rice and quinoa blend. They went crazy for it! We’ve had a bit of a problem previously because, while Bug loves rice and Goose loves quinoa, neither will eat a ton of the other on its own. And this blend, they BOTH ate with gusto. Win!

But, I saw no reason to buy the premixed bag of quinoa and brown rice (even though I’m sure that’d be super convenient because if I recall it was 90-second microwave packs). Instead, I jotted it down in my memory bank to mix up at home. It was so simple I have no idea why I didn’t think of it myself!

Quinoa Brown Rice Blend


1 cup quinoa, raw

1.5 cups brown rice, raw

2 cups Easy Slow Cooker Vegetable Broth

3 cups water (or appropriate amount for your rice cooker)

Place all ingredients in rice cooker and cook on white rice setting.
Alternately, you can prepare…


The Results

A HUGE hit. And a great lunchbox addition.

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    • says

      The white rice cycle is perfect on mine (about 30 minutes) that's using brown bismati rice and white quinoa. It may vary depending on your rice and your rice cooker.