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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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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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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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