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Quinoa & Corn Chowder

Serves 4 40 minute prep time

By Jacynthe René on November 24, 2014, categorized in Dinner, Lunch

Quinoa & Corn Chowder

By Jacynthe René

If you’re looking for a filling, hearty soup that’s packed with nutrition, this corn chowder by Jacynthe René, actress and healthy living ambassador, is just the soup for you.


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 3 cups frozen organic corn
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ Tbsp salt
  • 2 cups organic soy or almond milk, unsweetened
  • ½ cup red pepper, diced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh dill
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


  • In a pot, heat olive oil over medium heat and add onion. Cook for 2 minutes.

  • Stir in garlic, quinoa and corn. Continue cooking for 3 minutes.

  • Add vegetable broth, bay leaf and salt. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 25 minutes.

  • Add non-dairy milk, red pepper, dill and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes. Adjust the seasoning.

  • Garnish with the fresh dill and serve.

Jacynthe René

Jacynthe René is a passionate and determined woman who is an ambassador for happiness. She is an actress but above all, she is a mom who is deeply involved and engaging. Jacynthe is the host of VIVE, a TV show, where she shares her healthy recipes and lifestyle tips. Her e-magazine jmagazine.caoffers her fans a plethora of helpful tips on how to live a healthy and truly happy life.
Jacynthe René