Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf (This recipe appeared in the March, 2011 issue of A Healthy You.)   Prep Time: 3 minutes Cooking Time: 30-40 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa; 2 1/4 cups water or stock; 1/2 cup dried cranberries; 1/2 cup walnut pieces; 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley; pinch of salt Directions 1. Rinse […]

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Food Focus: Quinoa

Food Focus: Quinoa This article appeared in the March, 2011 issue of A Healthy You. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah), is a nutritional powerhouse with ancient origins. It was originally cultivated by the Incas more than 5,000 years ago; they referred to it as the “mother of all grains.” It contains all nine essential amino acids, making it […]

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