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The Mother of All Grains for a Gluten-Free Rice Alternative

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 …

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Muscle-Building Foods: Quinoa

Need a quick tip on choosing the best foods that'll help you build muscle? Watch this!…

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9 Healthy, High-Calorie Foods

By DivineCaroline Just because a food is healthy doesn’t mean it’s not fattening. In fact, some of the most nutritious foods come with serious calorie counts—with good reason. Considering calorie…

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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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Creative Ways to Use Zucchini

Summer garden harvests tend to bring squash… lots and lots of squash! In fact, I have friends who joke about people bringing them bags of zucchini, leaving it on their doorstep when they’re not home. …

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7 Steps Away From Refined Grains

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Whole grains deliver fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, plant enzymes and hundreds of phytochemicals. For those seeking a dense source of carbohydrate …

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6 Gluten-Free Grains to Add to Your Diet

Whether you're sensitive to gluten or just wanting to eat less of it, here are 6 gluten-free grains that offer many health benefits: Brown Rice Unlike white rice, brown rice is high in fiber and…

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5 Snacks for When You Have the Munchies

Ok, ok, to be clear, even though "the munchies" are generally associated with marijuana, I am not advocating indulging in illegal or medicinal mood enhancers. I am simply saying that, instead of indul…

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8 Health Benefits of Quinoa

Quinoa is a Powerfood Vegetable Seed! Although referred to as a grain, it is actually a seed from a vegetable related to Swiss chard, spinach and beets. Quinoa is pronounced keen-wa not kwin-o-a. …

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My Favorite Quinoa Recipe: Quinoa Falafel!

  If there's anything we can unequivocally say about Care2 Healthy Living readers, it's that you love, love, love quinoa! In that spirit, I'm sharing my absolute favorite quinoa recipe. I like…

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