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VEGAN DAILY RECIPE:  Fat Free Quinoa Salad

VEGAN DAILY RECIPE:  Fat Free Quinoa Salad

Tips For Cooking Fluffy, Tasty Quinoa

Cultivated in the Andes for over 5,000 years, quinoa has been called the “mother grain” and “the gold of the Incas.” (It’s technically not a grain but a seed, but it is used in virtually the same ways as other whole grains.)

Today, the popularity of quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is growing steadily as people discover its pleasant nutty taste.  Here are some helpful hints in preparing my favorite superfood…!

VEGAN DAILY DRINK:  Spirulina Hawaiian Dream Smoothie

VEGAN DAILY DRINK:  Spirulina Hawaiian Dream Smoothie

The 8 Most Nutrient Dense Foods On Earth:  Here is a great list from OrganicAuthority.com.  Get as many of these as possible into your morning smoothie for a powerful start to your day!  Chia is a Vegan Daily News favorite…nice to see it recognized on this list!

The 8 Most Nutrient Dense Foods On Earth:  Here is a great list from OrganicAuthority.com.  Get as many of these as possible into your morning smoothie for a powerful start to your day!  Chia is a Vegan Daily News favorite…nice to see it recognized on this list!

VEGAN DAILY RECIPE:  Quinoa, Pea and Black Bean Salad With Cumin Vinaigrette

VEGAN DAILY RECIPE:  Quinoa, Pea and Black Bean Salad With Cumin Vinaigrette

Chia Seeds Are Popular Again:  Catching on due to high omega-3 fatty acids and fiber content.

Chia Seeds Are Popular Again:  Catching on due to high omega-3 fatty acids and fiber content.

FOODIE FACTOID: Spirulina

Spirulina is 65 to 71 percent complete protein, with all essential amino acids in perfect balance. In comparison, beef is only 22 percent protein.

Seven Superfoods for June

Seven Superfoods for June

FOODIE FACTOID: Chia Seeds

The omega-3 fatty acid content of chia seeds is even greater than that of flax seeds, making it a particularly good option for vegetarians and vegans who cannot get omega-3 from fish. Chia is high in fiber, protein and minerals including iron, magnesium, zinc and copper.

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