quinoa and almond salad

Quinoa and Almond Salad

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Have you gotten into the Quinoa craze yet?  Quinoa, pronouced KEEN-wah, is an ancient, whole grain.  It’s recent spike in popularity is due in part to quinoa being naturally gluten-free.  Meaning, everyone who has Celiac disease or is choosing to eat a gluten-free lifestyle, can enjoy this slightly crunchy grain.  Quinoa is also a complete source of protein and a good source of fiber. Here is a recipe for quinoa, using sliced almonds since today is National Almond Day! Directions: Bring 1 and 3/4 cups water and 1 teaspoon coconut oil, to a boil in a medium saucepan.  Add 1 […]

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