Tagged with whole grain

Wild Rice & Chickpea Salad (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Seems lately grains have gotten a bad wrap in the press.  I do agree that some people tend to do better on a lower grain diet, especially gluten containing grains, but not everyone needs to toss out their whole grains just yet.  They can be a great source of fiber, prebiotics, protein, B vitamins, and trace minerals.  The … Continue reading

Cooking with Quinoa: 15 Recipes

Quinoa, pronounced “keen-wah,” is a South American grain, considered to be a superfood, a great source of protein, iron, folate (needed for healthy pregnancy), magnesium (good for people with migraines) and fiber.  Not only is it high in protein but it’s amino acid profile makes it more of a complete protein than many other vegetarian sources of protein.  … Continue reading