Quinoa for Breakfast?

Should you serve quinoa at the breakfast table? Absolutely! I think this is a great idea. The protein in quinoa will help keep you full and give you energy all morning long. This would be way better for you than most cereals would be. I came across this little article …

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Quinoa Curry – This Looks Wonderful!

I came across this great looking recipe for Green Curry on an Etsy blog. It uses quinoa as the main ingredient instead of rice and it also uses tofu, which will boost the protein content even more. I love curry and I think this recipe will make a great addition …

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Quinoa – Fill That Starchy Need

This afternoon I was working on a special report about quinoa and it got me hungry to try the pseudo-grain again. I bought a package last winter and made a batch or so, but never really did much with it. As I was doing the research I realized once again …

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Is Quinoa Gluten Free?

When you first see quinoa or hear about it you may think that it is actually a “grain”. Some people may even refer to it as such, but rest assured it is not a grain. It is actually a plant seed and a relative of green leafy vegetables such as …

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How To Cook Quinoa

Before cooking this high protein seed, it is important to rinse it well. Rinsing removes the bitter resin-like coating, called saponin. Store-bought quinoa has been rinsed before packaging; however, it is still a good idea to go through this step just to make sure no saponin or residue lingers. To …

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