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Fill a bowl half full of water

Fill a bowl half full of water

Add quinoa to water

Add quinoa to water

Pour the quinoa and water through a small wire strainer

Pour the quinoa and water through a small wire strainer

Rinse with water

Rinse with water

Add quinoa and water to rice cooker. Turn on by pushing the handle down. When handle pops back up quinoa will be done

Add quinoa and water to rice cooker. Turn on by pushing the handle down. When handle pops back up quinoa will be done

Wash carrots, green onion, and mushrooms

Wash carrots, green onion, and mushrooms

Put the garlic cloves one at a time into the garlic press chamber and squeeze the handles together.

Put the garlic cloves one at a time into the garlic press chamber and squeeze the handles together.

Carefully using knife, cutting board, and cutting tool cut the top off the carrots

Carefully using knife, cutting board, and cutting tool cut the top off the carrots

Carefully using knife, cutting board, and cutting tool cut the carrots into 4 pieces.

Carefully using knife, cutting board, and cutting tool cut the carrots into 4 pieces.

Place the carrot pieces into the grater

Place the carrot pieces into the grater

Using scissors cut the green onions the size of a pencil eraser.

Using scissors cut the green onions the size of a pencil eraser.

Scoop out the black gills on the bottom of the mushroom

Scoop out the black gills on the bottom of the mushroom

Cut the mushroom into 4 pieces

Cut the mushroom into 4 pieces

Place mushroom slices into chopper and press the handle down.

Place mushroom slices into chopper and press the handle down.

Carefully using cutting board and knife cut the top and bottom off the onion

Carefully using cutting board and knife cut the top and bottom off the onion

Peel the top layer off onion

Peel the top layer off onion

Using knife and cutting board cut the onion into slices.

Using knife and cutting board cut the onion into slices.

Using knife and cutting board cut ham into small squares

Using knife and cutting board cut ham into small squares

Place large skillet on burner.

Place large skillet on burner.

Add 3 tablespoons of olive oil to skillet

Add 3 tablespoons of olive oil to skillet

Add onions to skillet

Add onions to skillet

Add garlic to skillet

Add garlic to skillet

Stir garlic and onions for two minutes

Stir garlic and onions for two minutes

Add carrots to skillet.

Add carrots to skillet.

Add mushrooms to skillet

Add mushrooms to skillet

Let cook for 5 minutes. Make sure to stir it once a minute.

Let cook for 5 minutes. Make sure to stir it once a minute.

Add ham to skillet.

Add ham to skillet.

Let ingredients cook for another 5 minutes. Make sure to stir once every minute.

Let ingredients cook for another 5 minutes. Make sure to stir once every minute.

Add peas to skillet

Add peas to skillet

Stir peas in the skillet

Stir peas in the skillet

Next add quinoa to skillet. Use a large spoon to help you scoop the quinoa.

Next add quinoa to skillet. Use a large spoon to help you scoop the quinoa.

Add 1 teaspoon ginger to skillet

Add 1 teaspoon ginger to skillet

Measure out 1/4 cup soy sauce

Measure out 1/4 cup soy sauce

Add soy sauce to skillet

Add soy sauce to skillet

Mix everything together and let cook for 5 minutes. Make sure to stir once every minute.

Mix everything together and let cook for 5 minutes. Make sure to stir once every minute.

Now it's ready to eat. Top with green onion and serve with salad.

Now it's ready to eat. Top with green onion and serve with salad.

Set the table with plates, forks, napkins, and cups.

Set the table with plates, forks, napkins, and cups.

Visit the Trellis Center website at www.thetrelliscenter.com and the Trellis Center Facebook page for more information on our program

Visit the Trellis Center website at www.thetrelliscenter.com and the Trellis Center Facebook page for more information on our program

  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce ( plus more for serving)
  • 2 portobello mushrooms
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1/2 cup green onions
  • 1 small bag (about 10oz) organic peas
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups precooked ham (or chicken)
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Tools:
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Cutting tool
  • Chopping machine
  • Burner
  • Large skillet
  • Garlic press
  • Measuring spoon
  • Measuring cup
  • Whisk
  • Medium bowl
  • Grater
  • Rice cooker
  • Spatula
  • Large spoon
  • Scissors