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My Five Favorite Healthy Foods

My Five Favorite Healthy Foods

I don’t typically divulge many details about my personal life, but I will share this tidbit with you today: I love food and I love to snack. I know I’m luckier than most, being constantly surrounded by healthy foods. Because of that, fast ...
Breakfast Quinoa with Hemp Milk

Breakfast Quinoa with Hemp Milk

Get a super-start to your day by eating a super-food-packed breakfast, starring quinoa, chia, berries and hemp milk. The combination of smooth and nutty textures and sweet and tart flavors will make each bite an adventure! Breakfast Quinoa with Hemp ...
Soft & Chewy Quinoa-Lucuma Cookies

Soft & Chewy Quinoa-Lucuma Cookies

Why waste time on white sugar when safer  sweeteners make cookies just as craveable? Here’s a new one to try: lucuma. From a tropical superfruit native to Peru, this off-white powder is packed with vitamins and minerals, with a naturally sweet, ...
Get Your Freekeh On!

Get Your Freekeh On!

Q: What the freak is freekeh? A: With the recent rise of interest in quinoa taking hold, a similar and highly nutritious whole grain oat has flown under the radar. Freekeh isn’t getting the fame it deserves. While it’s only beginning to g ...
End the Acid Trip With “Alkaline” Foods

End the Acid Trip With “Alkaline” Foods

When I first heard the phrase “toxic acid overload” on my fave TV health talk show yesterday, I thought it sounded like the name of a 1980s heavy metal band. But it turns out that there are “acid-forming” foods that can caus ...
Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Quinoa

Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Quinoa

Light, fluffy and full of flavor, quinoa cooks up a lot like rice, yet it’s richer in flavor (with a hint of nuttiness) and packs in more protein, fiber, iron, magnesium and other big-name minerals than a serving of your favorite brown grain. T ...
Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

My husband’s number one complaint about salads is that “they’re not filling!” Luckily, he was pretty pleased when I planted this one on the table — because the main ingredient, red quinoa, is a complete protein and is al ...