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Quinoa with Calamari Salad

July 18, 2016 - 11:24 am in Recipes
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By: Suellen Pineda, RDN, CDN Quinoa is one of my favorite “grains”­­ to eat! You can make savory and sweet dishes using quinoa. This seed is less starchy than rice or wheat, which makes it a great choice for people watching the quality/quantity of carbs…

Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash

Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash

Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash
2.17 (43.33%) 6 votes

There's no much left of summer, but, there's still time to make a summery light and yummy recipe! If you love Quinoa, then you will LOVE Kañiwa! This…

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Quinoa: The Andean Mighty Seed

November 18, 2014 - 8:58 am in Organic Foods, Recipes
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Contrary to what you might belive, quinoa is not a grain but a seed.  This highly nutritious seed native to Peru and Bolivia behaves almost exactly as…

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Welcome Fall with these Quinoa Smoothies!

September 25, 2014 - 9:04 am in Recipes
Welcome Fall with these Quinoa Smoothies!
5 (100%) 1 vote

Grabbing a smoothie on the go is an easy way to schedule breakfast, lunch or a yummy snack into your already busy day.  I stumbled upon quinoa smoothies when I ran out of steel cut oats one busy Monday morning and quickly subbed a cup of quinoa I had left…

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Spicy Cilantro Pesto

August 26, 2014 - 10:13 am in Condiments, Recipes
Spicy Cilantro Pesto
4.5 (90%) 2 votes

Traditional pesto is an uncooked sauce made with fresh basil, garlic, parmesan or pecorino cheese, pine nuts and olive oil used in Italian cuisine that plays well with pasta and gnocchi. Here, we're replacing the basil with its leafy amigo cilantro, skipping…