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Raw Vegan Powerhouses: Spotlight on Venus & Serena Williams

Think vegans canít get power from their food? Think again! Believe it or not, tennis legends†Venus and Serena Williams follow a healthy, balanced raw vegan diet during the tennis season. Thatís right,…


Kaleidoscope Quinoa

In a cooking rut? Try this kaleidoscope quinoa for something that looks as good as it tastes. It's also chock-full of healthy ingredients. 2 cups black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 cup red …


3 Grains You Should Try if You Love Quinoa

Quinoa is a terrific, nutritionally-packed gluten-free grain, but donít get boxed in. There are a variety of delicious gluten-free grains out there in all colors, shapes and sizes. If you enjoy quinoa…


5 Delicious Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is an amazing food that tastes great and has many amazing health benefits. This smart carb with a low glycemic index is also gluten-free. How much better can you get? Before making the follo…


Quinoa is Amazing: How to Cook Quinoa Properly

I love the light flavor of quinoa! It is easy to digest, and is not sticky or heavy like grains, making it a wonderful grain-like food for summer. It is more than just a tasty food. Quinoa has ma…


7 of the Healthiest Carbs You Can Eat

For a few decades now, carbohydrates have been considered by many to be the be-all-end-all of worst types of foods to eat. But, not so fast; carbs are an essential building block of a healthy diet. Su…


7 Great Flours for Gluten-Free Baking

Amaranth flour has a unique and earthy flavor and is high in fiber and protein. It is neither a grain or a grass but is actually a plant that is related to spinach and Swiss chard. The plant produces …


Spinach and Parsley Quinoa, and Tofu Tower

For this weekís Care2 recipe, Iíd like to share two recipes from David Halward, a friend of mine. The quinoa dish is fresh and simply tasty. The Tofu Tower looks as good as it tastes. Spinach and Par…


The Easiest Recipes When Cooking for One

Cooking for one can be a lonely experience. Cooking huge portions†that you end up eating for the next five days is boring--and it's a lot of work, too. This cooking tactic creates more food waste, and…


12 Best Non-Meat Protein Sources

Contrary to popular misconception, you donít need to devour a 16-ounce T-Bone steak to fulfill your daily protein quota. In fact, you donít need any meat at all. Whether youíre a full-blown vegetarian…


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