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I know how much you all loved my quinoa bites from last year and these cute black rice bites from last month… so I had to make another batch with a unique spin on them. I’ve heard from so many of you that you’re in the mood for more quinoa recipes and healthy meals so I’ve got a great new one for you!

They’re very different from my other quinoa bites.

But still oh so yummy.



I just know you’re going to love them.

I served these cute little Cheesy Cumin Quinoa Bites (that are dairy-free, soy-free and gluten-free) to my clients for brunch a few weeks ago and they loved them!


They’re packed with lots of protein and fiber to keep you satisfied. Plus, they’re so adorable you’ll want to pop them into your mouth all day long.

I served these with fresh organic tomato sauce for an afternoon snack, too and they were a huge hit. So, whether you’re looking for a savory brunch, snack or even lunch – these bites are perfect for any occasion.


Many of the moms that I work with like to serve these to their children for dinner because they are so quick and easy to make.

Get ready for a super easy meal (or snack) and have fun. To me, anything that you make in a muffin tin is fun, isn’t it?


Plus, before and after the holidays we’re so busy getting ready that it’s hard to make a full meal – these bites are perfect for a quick dinner this week before Thanksgiving or for next week after the overload of eating on Thanksgiving hits our belly.

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Enjoy and I hope everyone had a very Happy Thanksgiving!



Cheesy Cumin Quinoa Bites
Serves: 24
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian, Soy-Free, Nut-Free and Sugar-Free
Author: Amie Valpone
Recipe type: Entree



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare two muffin tins (with 12 muffin cavities each) with nonstick baking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well to combine. Transfer to prepared muffin tin.
  4. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Cumin Quinoa Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 77mg3%
Potassium 43mg1%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 309IU6%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. These look great! My SIL is allergic to everything, so we’d have to swap out the almond meal, but otherwise these will be great for brunch when they visit!

  2. 4 stars
    Hi Amie,
    I follow you on twitter and you inspired me with this Quinoa Black Rice bites recipe. I had some left over mashed potatoes in the house and no black rice so I subbed the potatoes for the black rice and it came our marvelous! I also added a bunch of sauteed vegies and left over crumbled Italian Chicken sausage. So, it’s not exactly your recipe but due to YOUR inspiration, I have these fabulous potato muffins! I also added an assortment of shredded cheeses to the batter and wowie zowie, it’s delish! I am also sharing a comment to enter the ALMOND BUTTER giveaway please. I love ALMOND BUTTER; it is my favorite ingredient when making cookies. I also love almond meal too! 🙂
    Thanks for all you do to share your culinary creativity with the world of allergenistas. 🙂
    Take care. Susan from AZ