Quinoa Recipes and Salads

5 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes

Don’t have much time cooking for dinner? Get your hectic day a little less stressful by following these quick and easy cooking recipes without breaking the bank. Pasta with Shrimp, Spinach, and Leek Pasta with Shrimp, Spinach, and Leek is a recipe rich in vegetables and protein. This will make your meal both light and…

Dessert Cookies Recipes

As a single guy or gal, it can often be difficult to shop and cook for just one person. Most items sold in the supermarket are geared towards family cooking; especially dessert items; but don’t get discouraged! There are still several ways that you can create your own single or double-serving desserts with very little…

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HCG Diet

When it comes to HCG weight loss, some things are essential. We’re not trying to come across too controlling but certain aspects of the diet process are too important to ignore. Using HCG diet drops brings great results if you stick to the plan. To successfully see the HCG diet benefits here are some golden…

How to Make Refreshing Juices And Smoothies

Juices and smoothies, which one should I choose. Truth be told both are delicious. Juicing is an excellent way to get healthy nutrients into your body as quick as possible. It is quick in the sense that it does not require long preparation, yet you are still getting the essential nutrients needed in your body….

Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad

Here is a really tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad recipe that’s easy to make. I discovered cooking with quinoa while working for Weight Watchers when they had the Core Plan. As leaders, we were required not only to learn the new programs, but to actually “live” the program for two weeks. Quinoa was a great discovery for…

Quinoa and almond salad

Quinoa and Almond Salad Recipe

More people are calling almonds their favorite nut-and quinoa their favorite food, here is a Quinoa and almond salad that is sure to rock. Over the past six years, American almond consumption has increased by 11 percent per year. Almonds are good with quinoa. Here is the salad recipe and a bit more about almonds….

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10 Top Quinoa FAQS

I know that most of you are unaware of what Quinoa is and are looking for answers. Now I have compiled a list of 10 Quinoa Faqs to satisfy your curiosity about this miracle seed. 1. What is Quinoa? Quinoa (pronounced “keen-whah”) is not a grain, but it’s actually a seed — one that originated thousands…

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A Delicious Quinoa Salad Treat For The Family

Before getting down to making our Quinoa Salad here is a bit of news. I found out this week that linseeds are good for lowering cholesterol. There has been some new research that has shown good evidence for this. A visit to my local surgery led me to an interesting conversation about the benefits of…

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How to Cook Quinoa in a Rice Cooker

Knowing how to cook Quinoa in a Rice Cooker is very desirable but first understand what Quinoa is. Natural quinoa seeds have a coating of bitter-tasting chemicals called saponins, which will make their seeds less-palatable to birds and other seed-eaters. These saponins are mildly toxic by nature. For quinoa to be made edible, it is…

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Health Benefits of Gluten Free Quinoa

5 Top Benefits of Quinoa 1.  A rich source of complete protein 2.  Aids tissue growth tremendously 3.  Heart Health-It keeps your heart healthy 4.  Antioxidants- It is a very good source of anti-oxidants 5.  Digestion – It aids in the process of indigestion Did you know the Incas valued not only gold as a…