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Quinoa Sweet Potato Cakes - 164 Calories Each!

Posted By Dara8182 on Sep 17, 2012 at 6:28PM

I LOVE healthy, filling quinoa. That's why I enjoyed making these healthy quinoa sweet potato cakes so much. This recipe is SO SIMPLE and will make a huge batch. The leftovers can be frozen or will keep in the fridge for 3 days.

I forgot the best part! Each quinoa cake has only 164 calories each. So not only do these make a great dinner, but they can be enjoyed as a healthy post-workout snack as well.

Get the full recipe at: Gen Y Foodie 


  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks of celery, finely diced
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1¾ cups quinoa
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1″ chunks
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt & pepper, to taste