What Is Quinoa and Why It Is One of My Favorite Healthy Foods

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January is the time of year that many people are focusing on healthy eating and exercise. I am not one that usually makes big changes at the beginning of the year. I set goals and have a basic to do list, but I find that slow changes stick far better than quick sudden ones at the beginning of the year. Instead of making huge changes […]

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Quinoa Fried Rice

Quinoa Fried Rice

This is one of those recipes that I was not sure where to post. I know a lot of my gluten free readers love quinoa, but I know a lot of my main site readers enjoy it as well. In the end though I decided it was perfect for my allergy section because we all need more quick, easy, and healthy gluten free meals. This […]

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Gluten Free Banana Quinoa Muffins

In my quest to start adding more whole grains to our gluten free diet, I have been trying to find ways to “sneak” some of the healthier whole grains, into recipes. It is not really that I am trying to be sneaky, it is just that if I alter the taste too much, my family can taste a difference and is less likely to eat […]

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What is Quinoa? { And Five Quinoa Recipes}

Last week I shared about a new series I am going to be doing on gluten free food facts. I hope this is a series that you all will enjoy. I know how overwhelming gluten free cooking can be and my goal is to help make it a little easier for you. Today we are starting things off with quinoa. Quinoa is one of those […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Quinoa Cookies

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Chocolate and quinoa together in a cookie may not be your average way to use quinoa, but it is so good. Seriously, stay with me on this one, because these are really good. Now, these are still a cookie, but since quinoa is so healthy, they are a pretty healthy cookie. And really you can hardly tell there is quinoa in them. Even my kids […]

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Quinoa Tabouli And A Few Facts

Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa (pronounces keen-wa), is an ancient plant that is native to South American and is often used in South American cooking. It is one of the healthiest “grains” that you can eat. And although many refer to quinoa as a grain, it actually not a grain at all, but a seed. Quinoa is common in gluten free cooking because it is naturally gluten free, but […]

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