Flourless Quinoa Blueberry Cake

Flourless Quinoa Blueberry Cake

This unusual, gluten free, healthy dessert is an alternative for regular cake.  The quinoa is packed with protein and fiber, which keeps the cake from being high glycemic (keeps it from causing blood sugar issues).  I have made slight adjustments to the original recipe from Allrecipes.com.   Prep time:  5 minutes for the cake, 10 …read more

Quinoa & Black Beans

Quinoa & Black Beans

Here is a very tasty and healthy, gluten free vegetarian dish, which has both fiber and protein.  Quinoa is one of the few grains that has both fiber and protein. Black beans are incredibly healthy as well.  Enjoy! Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes Servings: 5   Ingredients:  1/2 tsp raw coconut oil 1/2 onion, chopped …read more

Quinoa - An Ancient Grain

Quinoa – An Ancient Grain

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 a great source of protein for vegetarians. Quinoa is also high in magnesium, fiber, …read more