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Quinoa Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Quinoa Benefits.

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7 Whole-Grain Pastas You've Never Tried

Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp...  Read more

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

Easy Ways to Cook Whole Grains

Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and...  Read more

No-Fuss Meals for Busy Schedules

We all have those days when there’s barely a minute to breathe, much less time to shop for ingredients and prepare a complicated home-cooked meal. A busy schedule doesn’t mean you’re destined for the drive-thru window, though. Delic...  Read more

7 Things Your Salad Says about You

Many people choose to eat salads because they’re healthy, filling and simple to make. But there’s more to salad selection than what meets the eye; if you think about it, you can tell a lot about a person by the type of salad they choose!...  Read more

It has a lot of benefits. 1. Exercise is exercise,
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It has a lot of benefits. 1. Exercise is exercise, it burns calories. 2. Muscle burns calories, more muscle higher metabolism. 3. Muscle tightens your body, every thing fits better and you look better. 4. Muscle helps you engage in other exercise....  Read more

First time I cooked Quinoa, and served with oven b
Updated 8/17/2015 1:09:47 PM

First time I cooked Quinoa, and served with oven baked chicken thigh. Didn't taste bad. Just a little bitterness of Quinoa but I guess I can handle it, when think of the benefits to have it instead of rice....  Read more

How is Quinoa so good?
Updated 8/15/2015 10:59:39 PM

I thought Quinoa is a super food and really good for you! I put the 1/2 cup I had eaten into my food tracker and my calorie intake was an insane 300+ calories. How is a super food so high in calories good for you? Should I just deal with the calories...  Read more

I am restoring my faith in the benefits of fiber!
Updated 8/13/2015 11:40:46 AM

I am restoring my faith in the benefits of fiber! I've discovered Spark's recipe Easiest Black Bean Dip. 1 oz. spread on a piece of Dave's power seed bread keeps me going for hours and is delicious. Try it!...  Read more

I recently saw a recipe for quinoa stuffed peppers
Updated 8/18/2015 1:01:59 PM

I recently saw a recipe for quinoa stuffed peppers and can't find it. Does anyone have a link for it? I am also looking for other stuffed pepper or stuffed vegetable recipes. Thanks in advance!...  Read more

CocoMama Quinoa Cereal

I saw CocoMama Quinoa ready to eat cereal at Whole Foods and was excited to give it a try. I'm not a huge fan of Quinoa but the flavors, Cinnamon Banana and Wild Blueberry sounded sooo good. Tried it...not so much. The cereal is overly sweet and t...  Read more

Easy Way To Poach Eggs

I LOVE poached eggs for breakfast and a fast and easy way to poach them is in the microwave. I get a bowl and fill it about 1/3 with water and heat it for 2 minute in the microwave. I then crack open two eggs into the water and microwave for anothe...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

You Asked: What is Quinoa, and How Do I Eat It?

The dailySpark reader AHHGEE recently asked about quinoa.Quinoa is turning up everywhere these days. This little grain, while still relatively unknown in North America, has been around since ancient Inca times, when warriors reportedly mixed quinoa w...  Read more

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