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Posts tagged "quinoa" (5)

Superfood Flackery

November 30, 2016, 4:33 pm ARTICLES

Nutrition in the media is painted with fads and buzzwords.  Terms such as all natural, organic, heart healthy, and antioxidants are overwhelmingly used by manufacturers on front of package food labels on our supermarket shelves.  These practices make it difficult for the consumer to decipher real scientific evidence from hip food trends. In recent years, the ubiquitous term “superfood” has been placed under scrutiny, so we at The Sage decided to take a deeper look.  A UK Na...

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Beef + Quinoa Stuffed Pepper Casserole

July 18, 2014, 2:00 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 15-20 minutes Cooking Time: approximately 1 hour Serving Size: 2 pieces, Serves about 6 1 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients 6 bell peppers, assorted, halved and cleaned 2 cups quinoa, cooked (as per package instructions) 2 TB olive oil 1 lb. ground beef, at least 85% lean ½ lb. Portobello mushrooms, diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, large, diced ½ lb. carrots, peeled and diced s...

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad + Pesto

May 2, 2014, 2:00 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 25 minutes Cooking Time: approximately 15 minutes Serving Size: ½ cup portion, Serves about 8-10 1 Slice on the Slice Plan. Ingredients 16 oz quinoa, uncooked 1 cup orange bell pepper 1- 15 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed 1 pound cherry tomatoes, halved ½ red onion, large, diced small ½ cup black olives, sliced Pesto Sauce 2 cups basil leaves ¼ cup pine nuts (pignoli)...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Quinoa

April 21, 2014, 2:01 pm ARTICLES

Quinoa has made a huge hit on the food market recently, and rightfully so. Prices have increased to the point the farmers who grow it can’t even afford it. So, what is the deal with this unique-looking food? Some people compare it to rice, other couscous, and some have no idea what it is. In today’s Ingredient Spotlight, we are going to uncover some truths about this delicious grain! Quinoa is a grain in the same family as both buckwheat and the tumbleweed, where the seeds are ...

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TexMex Quinoa Salad

April 18, 2014, 2:00 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 25 minutes Cooking Time: approximately 15 minutes Serving Size: ½ cup portion, Serves about 8-10 1 Slice on the Slice Plan. Ingredients 16 oz quinoa, uncooked 1 cup black beans, no salt added, rinsed 1 cup bell pepper, diced 1 cup corn kernels, frozen/thawed ½ cup scallions, chopped ¼ cup jalapeño (optional) 1/8 cup white wine vinegar 1/8 cup lime juice ¾ cup olive oil ½ c...

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