Quinoa – an ancient superfood

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It’s gluten-free, it’s considered a superfood and it has taken the U.S. by storm. This description could actually be a variety of food products on store shelves right now, but I’m referring to quinoa. Salads, noodles, casseroles, breads – it can be found in several different forms and used in a … [Read more...]

Top 5 Superfoods for Optimal Health

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Do a search for ‘superfoods’ and at least 20 ‘Top 10’ lists will pop up. Opinions and advice about nutrition are never in short supply, but the key to optimal health is balance. Kale: Eat your greens! If there’s only one superfood you add to your diet, green vegetables should be it. Kale fights … [Read more...]

Recipe :: Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

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A few weeks ago, I had mentioned that I wanted to try quinoa. I had heard a lot about how healthy it is for you. (If you want to read all about quinoa, you can go here.) To the store I went, I bought a box of quinoa and then I was like, now what? I think it's important to note that I'm not much … [Read more...]