I usually don’t have such long blog titles, so I apologize but I wanted to get it out there about the lack of the stuff that gives some of “issues”. A friend posted a FB status with a blog post that said “30 Second Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough”. I’m not a fan of raw cookie dough, but Continue reading
I made this recipe for my sister and her coworker the other day for lunch. We all loved it. Of course when I cook I don’t always follow the recipe to the letter, so I will give you the recipe from the book, and then I will tell you what I did differently. I always encourage creativity when cooking!
You mostly see the other goodies in the meal, rather than the quinoa, but it is in there! See the little brown/redish specks… that’s it. Remember it’s like rice and fluffs up 3 x its size. Continue reading
I’ve been discovering superfoods lately. Today I want to tell you about Quinoa – pronounced Keen-wa. My sister introduced me to Quinoa and I had it for the first time when a friend from school had made quinoa “lasagna”. She substituted the pasta with the quinoa. It was actually pretty good. I hadn’t had it again until the other day when I made lunch for my sister and one of her co-workers. To my surprise it was delicious and I didn’t have a problem with the texture (yup, I’m one of those texture eaters – it could be the best tasting thing in the world but if the texture is odd I can’t eat it – hello gag reflux). All three of us thoroughly enjoyed the meal – seafood fried quinoa (a spin on chicken fried rice).
Quinoa has been used widely among vegetarians those who are gluten-intolerant. It’s high in protein and many other daily nutrients one needs. Quinoa also is good for those trying to loose weight Continue reading