Tag: quinoa

Katie's Healthy Bites: 4 Get-You-Going Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, September 27, 2009

Your breakfast doesn’t have to be elaborate — just make sure it packs a powerful punch. Check out four of my favorite breakfast recipes for the busy workweek.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Cooking with Quinoa

by in Healthy Recipes, July 5, 2009

Dubbed “the gold of the Incas,” quinoa seed is treasured because of it’s nutritive value. It has more protein than any other grain or seed and offers a complete protein, meaning it contains all the essential amino acids our bodies can’t make on their own.

Spotlight Recipes: Healthy & Delicious Grain Salads

by in Healthy Recipes, June 26, 2009

’m not just talking about brown rice. Many lesser-known grains have been around for centuries and are finding their way back into our kitchens. Quinoa, bulgur and barley are just a few I keep on hand. Here are some recipes featuring these nutritious, versatile and inexpensive grains.

Spotlight Recipe: Katie's Mediterranean Grain Salad

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, June 6, 2009

Here is a basic Mediterranean Grain Salad. It’s versatile dish — make it with couscous, wheat berries or quinoa. Or try it with a medley and reap all their whole-grain benefits.