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Tag: quinoa

Eat More Whole Grains: The Basics

In 2013, I resolve to eat more whole grains! This is the first in a series of posts I plan to write about whole grains. Keep reading to learn with me and find delightful ways to prepare this healthy food.

The Mother of All Grains for a Gluten-Free Rice Alternative

I don’t know about you, but all this news about arsenic in rice is a bummer for this gluten-free green diva! I LOVE rice, and it is the basis of most of the grain alternatives I’ve turned to to avoid gluten – ugh. Now, I realize that not ALL rice is laden with arsenic, but this is all a good lesson in not relying heavily on any one type of grain or food too heavily – moderation and variety are probably always key to balancing out some of the harmful effects of any one food.

Practically Green & the Healthy Green Diva Kitchen

GD Meg and I are always learning new ways to stay healthy through the food we eat and serve. We are both foodies. There are some ingredients that each of us keep in our respective kitchens (and the green diva test kitchen @ GDHQ) for those creative moments when we need to throw something nutritious together for ourselves or our families.

Quinoa Recipe and Review

When the folks at Roland Foods kindly offered to send me some samples of their flavored quinoa to review, I jumped at the chance. Quinoa is healthy, delicious, and easy enough to prepare already, and these seasoned packs looked like they might make it even simpler to whip up a quickie meal.