Best Quinoa Recipes
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Breakfast Quinoa By Kathy Freston, Author of The Lean: A Revolutionary (and Simple!) 30-Day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss Recipe
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What is Quinoa?With the new organic health movement pushing less meat and more vegetables in our diets, there is still a great need for natural and affordable foods that are high in protein. The search for a healthy, organic alternative to meat has seemingly come to an end with the discovery of quinoa. Quinoa is delicious, easy, and a great alternative to rice and meat. (Photo courtesy of flickr/Emily Barney) Quinoa, a plant native to South America (particularly Peru, Bolivia, and Chile), has been enjoyed... more
- Stock up on quinoa and have it available for the days you are tired of rice or pasta. It's a great substitute for rice, beans, cereal, bulgar, or couscous.
- The general rule is to add one part quinoa to two parts liquid in a saucepan. One cup of quinoa will take about 15 minutes.