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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.

October 17th

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.

December 27th