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roland quinoa and other grains on sale at amazon.com by Rabbit Patient Expert Posted Sun 06 Mar 2011 4:41am I love quinoa. It's the supergrain that the Aztecs warriors ate. It's packed with protein and for the pregnant ladies it's a good source of folic acid. Roland quinoa, along with polenta and rice, is on sale from Amazon.com. Throughout the month of March, select Roland products are 15% off with the coupon code ROLAN655. You'll save an addi ... Read on »
Urbane Grain Whole Grain Quinoa Blend {Review} by MyEatsAndTreats Facebook Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 10:08pm Hi friends! Oh my goodness, what a week it’s been! Life has been preoccupied with personal, family, and school-related ups and downs, and I am so sorry for not being able to do some blog updates! Thankfully, plenty of wonderful friends, comforting eats, gorgeous spring weather, and outdoor runs & walks have helped to keep my spirits up. An ... Read on »
Urbane Grain Whole Grain Quinoa Blend {Review} by MyEatsAndTreats Facebook Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 10:08pm Hi friends! Oh my goodness, what a week it’s been! Life has been preoccupied with personal, family, and school-related ups and downs, and I am so sorry for not being able to do… Read More → Read on »
Why Quinoa Is My New Favorite Grain by Fran K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 11:19pm My very smart veteran vegetarian sister tried to get me into Quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) a couple of years ago but I guess I just wasn’t ready …because I ignored her. But the recent shortage of organic brown rice in Australia and a huge promotion of Quinoa in the Body Ecology Diet has pushed me into experimenting with this grain over the la ... Read on »
The Power of Quinoa - Super Grain To The Rescue! by Nancy W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 11:46pm Over the summer my family and I were visiting my sister who happens to be a vegetarian. My sister is an exceptional cook and on this day she served the most delicious salad made with an unusual grain that I’ve seen used in a number of recipes in the past but for whatever reason I have never personally made it. That grain is quinoa – pronounced kee ... Read on »
Sprouted Quinoa: The Mother Grain by EARTH MOTHER Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 May 2009 5:26pm I fell in love with quinoa (pronounced keen-wah ) the first time I ever tried it in Ecuador. It's a staple food of the Quechua, the indigenous people of the South American Andes. The ancient Incas called quinoa the "mother grain" and revered it as sacred. Technically, quinoa isn't a grain at all, but the seed of the Goosefoot plant. Grain ... Read on »
Quinoa, Sacred Grain in a Raw Food Salad with Sprouts by Annet v. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:49pm Quinoa is an ancient food. Since at least 5000 years, it has been cultivated in the South American Andes. The Inca’s called it “mother grain” and revered it as sacred. Quinoa is not a real grain, it is the seed of the Chenopodium or Goosefoot plant. Quinoa contains a lot of protein, calcium, iron, vitamin E and B vitamins. It’s a ... Read on »
Quinoa: The Mother of All Grains for a Gluten-Free Rice Alternative by Sean D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Oct 2012 10:38am I don’t know about you, but all this  news about arsenic in rice  is a bummer for this gluten-free green diva! I LOVE rice, and it is the basis of most of the grain alternatives I’ve turned to to avoid gluten – ugh. Now, I realize that not ALL rice is laden with arsenic, but this is all a good lesson in not relying heavily on any one type of ... Read on »
Quinoa: The Power Grain by kimmie1980ca Posted Thu 12 Dec 2013 12:20am Sure, you know the benefits of whole grains but did you know there are grains other than whole wheat? Quinoa, (pronounced KEEN-wa), is the powerhouse of grains and has quickly risen in popularity due to its excellent nutrition profile, texture and ease of use. Quinoa seeds are small, flat and rounded, similar to that of sesame see ... Read on »
How NOT to Cook Quinoa [Or Other Grains] by TheSmartCook Posted Tue 09 Oct 2012 11:38am There are a lot of things in the kitchen I just don’t do the right way. I’ve already showed you how not to cut a mango. And even though I know how I should do it. I don’t. You should probably NOT follow my method when it comes to spaghetti squash either: poking holes in it and baking it like a potato greatly increases the occure ... Read on »