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The Benefits of Quinoa

January 13, 2015

Quinoa is a seed, but it is usually considered to be a whole grain.  To prepare quinoa you would do so, similarly to how you prepare rice or barely.  It prepares quickly, just 10-15 minutes, so it’s a quick and easy dinner.  Topping with choice olive oil, sea salt and lemon juice to enjoy, or you can dress it up like this Peanut Thai Quinoa recipe.  BONUS:  this is the highest protein content of all the whole grains, and boasts ALL 9 essential amino acids.  It can stand on it own for dinner, or you can prepare it as a side.  Easily kept for 3 days, so make enough for left overs! Peanut Thai Quinoa 2 1/2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon... Continue Reading →