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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…

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Quinoa-Stuffed Sweet Peppers with Corn, Spinach, Feta & Herbs

Although stuffed peppers may sound like hearty wintertime comfort food, summertime - when sweet peppers are fresh and flavorful - is a perfect time to make this light, healthy version. This re…

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Quinoa Cakes

These cakes are delicious and not hard to make. They’re good plain or with the pesto sauce on top (see sauce recipe at bottom).  Adding avocados, or salsa, is tasty, too! 4 eggs, well beaten ½ c…

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Kaleidoscope Quinoa

Super colorful, very healthy, tasty and moist! 2 cups black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 cup red quinoa, rinsed 6 green onions, thinly sliced ¼ cup red onion, minced 1 orange bell pepper…

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Killer Combo – Quinoa, Sweet Corn, Feta & Fresh Herbs

This salad is a new favorite and I wanted to tell you about it before sweet corn season ends. It's delicious and easy to make, especially if you've got some leftover grilled corn lying around. It also…

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Curried Quinoa Cakes With Spinach

I have a dirty little secret to share. In the past, when I'd make too much quinoa, the leftovers would sometimes sit in my fridge, cold and unappetizing, taking up valuable refrigerator real estate, u…

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Quinoa, Sweet Corn, Lime & Jalapeño Salad

In case you've gotten into a bit of a quinoa rut, I've got a new one for you.  The recipe comes from a friend named Kate who has a real way with herbs (and other things, too.) I love the mix of sou…

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Superfood: 10 Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is more than just a delicious side dish. It's also a superfood that's packed with nutrients! Check out the health benefits of quinoa and some delicious recipe ideas to help you include more of …

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Party Quinoa Salad & Quinoa Grilled Pepper Salad

Party Quinoa Salad Summer is a fun time for cold grain salads. This one is great for taking to a picnic or summer get-together. It’s colorful and tasty with a little crunch. Yogurt gives it a su…

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Southwestern Quinoa Salad

After getting off to a shaky start several years ago, my relationship with quinoa has blossomed into something beautiful. I find that its mild, nutty flavor goes well with pretty much everything and I…

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