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Quinoa Is Kosher For Passover, But Mom May Not Approve

Quinoa Is Kosher For Passover, But Mom May Not Approve

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Orthodox arbiters of kosher inspected quinoa fields in the mountains of Peru and Bolivia. And now for the first time, they’ve given their Passover seal of approval to the ancient “pseudo-cereal.”

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Can Quinoa Farming Go Global Without Leaving Andeans Behind?

Can Quinoa Farming Go Global Without Leaving Andeans Behind?

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

At a “quinoa summit” this week, farmers from around the world are trading tips on how to turn this ancient Andean grain into a large-scale crop. Some Andean farmers who currently grow quinoa are asking, “What happens to us?”

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Your Love Of Quinoa Is Good News For Andean Farmers

Your Love Of Quinoa Is Good News For Andean Farmers

| July 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

Despite reports to the contrary, the global quinoa boom has not put the superfood out of reach for the people in Bolivia and Peru who grow it — though it has raised prices. And these farmers want consumers to know that overall, the world’s love affair with quinoa is raising their standard of living.

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Catherine McCord Dishes on Cooking with Kids

Catherine McCord Dishes on Cooking with Kids

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The blogger behind the popular family-friendly site weelicious, Catherine McCord, shares advice from her new book on cooking for — and with — children in a chat with Sarah Henry.

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Kale Pesto Quinoa and 10 Irish Beers for St. Patrick’s Day

Kale Pesto Quinoa and 10 Irish Beers for St. Patrick’s Day

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

A healthy way to go green this St. Patty’s Day and 10 Irish Beers to try.

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What to Bring to the Gluten-Free Vegan Potluck: Quinoa-Adzuki Bean Salad

What to Bring to the Gluten-Free Vegan Potluck: Quinoa-Adzuki Bean Salad

Tired of taking hummus n’ carrots to every vegan potluck? Feel the quinoa love instead with this vegan, gluten-free, extra-tasty quinoa-adzuki bean salad.

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Alternative Grains: Millet and Quinoa Recipes

Alternative Grains: Millet and Quinoa Recipes

| January 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

Millet and quinoa are two alternatives to rice and wheat. They taste great and cook up easy in a rice cooker. Recipes for Nutty Millet and Curried Quinoa Salad.

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Quinoa: It’s An Ancient Grain

Quinoa: It’s An Ancient Grain

| June 11, 2010 | 4 Comments

He sat next to her on a long bench. He complimented her outfit, saying something to the tune of “I really like your skirt. It’s so… Third World.” When this failed to win her over, he stepped things up by making a comment about the food on her plate:

“Ahhh, keen-waaaah,” he said with deliberate flair. “That’s an ancient grain, you know.”

Frankly, if any man said this to me, I would have been automatically intrigued. Was he kidding? Was his field of study ancient grains? Was he really that interested in my diet?

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Against the Grain

Against the Grain

| May 29, 2007 | 1 Comment

I’m a bit of a skeptic when it comes to whole grains. You know the ones I mean: Amaranth. Millet. Quinoa. Teff. They sound faintly exotic, like semiprecious jewels or new colors from the Pottery Barn paint collection. But they also have a hippie-dippy air about them, and I like my food full of flavor […]

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