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Quinoa

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Quinoa is often thought to be a grain but it is classified as a seed according to the Plan. It is a great substitute for rice.
Having reached goal I felt comfortable enough to test something new, so I cooked up some quinoa, stir fried some veggies and added a pork chop. This was a double test - the quinoa and a carb-protein combo.



The quinoa and veggies were a wonderful combination - something to have more often. even DH likes it :)
The good news is that I'm not reactive to quinoa - another friendly food to add to the list!
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THEMRSH 4/19/2013 9:11PM

    Interesting. I must have missed that in my reading. I love quinoa so I'd love to test it soon.

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ZBMORGAN 4/4/2013 9:07AM

    And it has tons of protein. Go for it!

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NISSANGIRL 4/3/2013 8:11AM

    That looks Great!!! thanks so much for sharing! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 4/3/2013 1:50AM

    Looks really good there.

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D-ABBY 4/2/2013 2:21PM

    WooHoo! WTG! I am excited for you. BLESSings, and HUGSs, Darlene

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KIMCOLLINGS 4/2/2013 1:24PM

    Wonderful. Looks so good! It's yummy if you add veggie or chicken broth instead of water when you cook it too. Extra flavor and very little calories added.

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JAVAFLOWER 4/2/2013 12:32PM

    Looks yummy!
Hubby doesn't like quinoa, so it wouldn't probably work for most dinners here, but thanks MELINDA382, because I could have this as another breakfast alternative, if it tests friendly!

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WALLAHALLA 4/2/2013 12:25PM

    I recently tried quinoa as well. Love it served in place of rice, also used it in a stir-fry which was equally as yummy, haven't tried it as a breakfast cereal...yet.

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BOOKWORM27S 4/2/2013 12:15PM

    I love quinoa as a hot breakfast porridge!

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MELINDA382 4/2/2013 11:45AM

    Excellent! I also enjoy quinoa with a little coconut milk, berries and nuts for breakfast. It's so versatile. When you can't use wheat, it's a good place to turn. So happy you'll be able to continue enjoying quinoa.

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MELTEAGUE 4/2/2013 10:43AM

    Yay! I am so glad because it really is delicious and full of great nutrients!


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TIME2BLOOM4ME 4/2/2013 10:41AM

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CANDACEMM 4/2/2013 10:39AM

    I'm trying quinoa for the first time tonight. We're adding it to our dinner and I'm excited to try it!

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