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What’s For Breakfast?

The most important meal of the day and you can’t think of what to eat! I’ve put together a few ideas based on the particular diet or eating regimen you may be following. These are all quick, easy and perfect for on the go. Paleo Diet – Hard boiled eggs – easy to take with […]

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Cheesy Quinoa Bites

  Whether or not you’re trying to stay away from gluten, these tasty treats will light up your taste buds! Perfect as a snack, side dish or hor d’oeuvre and so easy to make. We found this recipe at Whole Lifestyle Nutrition’s web site. Ingredients 1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa(1/2 cup uncooked will make 1 1/2 […]

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Strawberry Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad

Are you looking for a healthy summer salad that’s different from anything you’ve seen or tried? Well have we got one for you!! Quinoa supplies protein and texture. The strawberries are sweet and high in Vitamin C. Goat cheese adds a creamy tangy consistency that melts in your mouth. The crunchy sprouts and refreshing mint […]

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Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bake

Now that it’s colder and darker in the morning a bowl of cold cereal just won’t cut it. We deserve a nice warm breakfast in our bellies and the healthier the better. Make this casserole, store in your frig and the following morning simply cut a piece and warm it in a toaster oven or a […]

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Balsamic Grilled Summer Veggies & Basil Quinoa Salad

The joys of Summer!! Longer days, lots of sunshine, grilling outdoors and fresh produce!! Here’s a grilled vegetable and quinoa salad will knock your socks off! Packed with fiber, vitamins and protein, this very simple recipe will become a family favorite for lunch, dinner or served as an appetizer or side dish. Makes a beautiful ‘antipasto’ tray […]

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Quinoa Recipe

Quinoa is high in protein (with all the essential amino acids), low in fat, and full of vitamins and minerals, plus it’s easy to cook and tastes great! If you’re looking for a light and healthy vegetarian main course or side dish to enjoy this summer, give this salad a try! Ingredients:  1 cup of quinoa 1 […]

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Quinoa and Veggies

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, 3 cups water, 1 pinch salt, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 3 cloves garlic, minced, 1 red bell pepper, chopped, 1/2 cup corn kernels, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, salt and pepper to taste, 2 green onions, chopped. Directions: Bring the quinoa, water, and 1 pinch of salt to a boil in a […]

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Zucchini with Quinoa Stuffing

Ingredients 1/2  cup  quinoa, rinsed 4  medium  zucchini 1  15-ounce  can cannellini beans, rinsed 1  cup  grape or cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/2  cup  almonds, chopped (about 2 ounces) 2  cloves garlic, chopped 3/4  cup  grated Parmesan (3 ounces) 4  tablespoons  olive oil Directions Heat oven to 400° F. In a large saucepan, combine the quinoa […]

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What is Quinoa?

First of all, if you’re wondering about how to pronounce it – it’s “KEEN-wah“. Quinoa is one of the few vegetarian foods that provides all the essential amino acids. One cup of quinoa has 5 1/2 g of protein. Quinoa is a good dietary choice for vegetarians and vegans who do not eat animal products. It has […]

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