[CnD] Seeking recipes and info about quinoa
bevie.k at comcast.net
Mon Jun 20 03:44:43 GMT 2011
I cook this often and would recommend that you rinse it well, it tastes
better when you do.
I cook mine in a rice cooker, but what ever way you cook rice will work
with this too.
From: "Lynn Schneider" <caneprints at gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:12 PM
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Subject: [CnD] Seeking recipes and info about quinoa
> Yesterday, my sister made a delicious side dish with vegetables and a
> grain called quinoa. I have never heard of quinoa, but she saw it in
> Trader Joe's and wanted to try it. In the research I've done, what is
> interesting about this grain is that it is gluten-free and has a high
> protein content compared to other grains. I thought this might be good
> for breakfast since I do like oatmeal but I find that I feel better when I
> have a little protein in the morning and not just the typical high-carb
> breakfast people seem to like. The dish we made came from a frozen bag,
> but we also have a box of quinoa that they say you can prepare much like
> oatmeal. Any information, recipes and preparation tips would be most
> appreciated. Can I prepare this in the microwave or slow cooker?
> Thanks in advance for any insights.
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