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Spinach and Parsley Quinoa, and Tofu Tower

For this week’s Care2 recipe, I’d like to share two recipes from David Halward, the Sous Chef of the HeartMath Kitchen. David is a graduate from Cabrillo Culinary Program. He says “I l…

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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.  Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.  If you’re not already en…

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Cumin-Scented Quinoa & Beets With Curried Chickpeas

This was the first recipe I tried from Maria Speck's wonderful new cookbook, Ancient Grains for Modern Meals last summer (congrats to Maria on all the wonderful press her book has gotten of late - it'…

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An Easy, Yummy Way to Prepare Nutritious Quinoa

I usually have some quinoa in my pantry—and for a long time, I used it as a base for different kinds of salads, adding veggies, crumbled cheese, olive oil, herbs and seasonings. I still enjoy quinoa s…

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15 Superfoods for Under $20

By Sara Novak, Planet Green You want to eat healthy but it costs too much. Fruits, vegetables, and whole foods in general are pricey and when you're trying to feed a family of four on the cheap, …

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Quinoa: Should I Eat This Grain?

If I were sent to a desert island with one type of food only to sustain me, I would choose quinoa. Like many people since quinoa began gaining visibility, I became a convert with my first spoonful. …

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Fresh from the Garden Tabouli

This tabouli tastes like a garden in a bowl. Very fresh and bursting with flavor. Enjoy it chilled or at room temperature. Perfect for a summer lunch, picnic or potluck. It’s delightfully refreshing! …

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6 Tasty Vegetarian Sources of Protein

Relying too heavily on animal-based proteins can make you fat, a new study finds. Fortunately, vegetarian sources are easy to come by. By Emily Main, Rodale.com We all need protein to survive. …

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Quinoa: It is Not Just for Incas and Hippies Anymore

I hate to admit it, but it took me an embarrassingly long time to figure out the appropriate pronunciation for quinoa. "KEY-noa" was one particular iteration I remember using in casual conversation ma…

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10 Healthy Types of Pasta

By Mickey Z., Planet Green I go to the National Pasta Association for my noodle/macaroni news, and they say: "For generations, pasta has been a part of family traditions from weeknight meals to…

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