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cloves and caramel southwest quinoa salad with corn , beans , carrot , avocado , chicken stock , lemon and coriander , cloves and cardamom

Southwest quinoa salad

Quinoa was first domesticated by Andean people around 3,000 to 4,000 years ago. It is often called the super grain because it contains more protein than any other grain. Analysis shows that it is relatively high in all the 8 essential amino acids. Quinoa is also high on saturated fats and low on carbohydrates. There are mainly four varieties of… Read more →

Citrus Kale and Quinoa salad

    Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is one of the oldest cultivated food grains with evidence dating back to being a domesticated crop more than 5000 years ago.It is a cereal grain but with higher and more favorable nutrient composition than other regular cereals. It’s high in essential amino acids like lysine and nutrients with anti-inflammatory properties. Quinoa has a mild… Read more →

Jicama Mini Pizza bites

Its spring time and that means more time spent outdoors soaking up the pleasant weather. It is the time for picnics in the park, lazy brunches and getting back in shape. Today’s refreshing recipe is a quirky non traditional fusion dish. It is based on the native mexican tuber Jicama (HEE-kah-ma) is an edible root that resembles a turnip and is commonly known as… Read more →