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 They say that going to the gym is not the hardest part of weight loss, it is actually sticking to a meal plan consistently over time. Top nutrition exerts will tell you that the biggest key to success is pre-making your meals and having them ready and on-hand for when you're hungry. So, today we're sharing two amazing breakfast quinoa bowls that are simple to make in no time flat! Each one is less than 300 calories and a great source of whole grain quinoa (also known as a super-grain) complete protein. It has all the building blocks of life...

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We know it can be confusing to know what's what when it comes to what is gluten-free and what is not. We also know that it can be helpful to ask a pro, so today we're sharing some basics from our staff pastry chef on what will help you the most in your gluten-free adventures.  Take it away chef! Hey everyone! I've been a professional baker for over 20 years and the advent of the gluten-free movement has been one of growth and change for many bakers. I've learned a lot and I want to share them with you here...

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Summer grilling starts on Memorial Day! One thing that never takes a holiday off is nutrition. It won't go out of style and nothing can be more satisfying than seeing the people you love also eating delicious nutritious food. This recipe is loaded with so much flavor, that you won't miss the meat! These black bean quinoa cheeseburgers have all the hearty meaty texture you want, but they're totally meatless. We top them with fresh avocado, onions and tomatoes and a drizzle of our favorite salsa or cilantro dressing. Add the patties to your list of "freezes beautifully". They can...

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    We call it a “super” grain. Okay. This is a grain that has x-ray vision, can read minds and can run faster than the Flash. Right?!  Maybe it doesn’t have all the bad-boy skills that would land it squarely in the same room with the Avengers, but it does have powerful nutrition. Admit it. You saw the Avengers standing in the streets of your mind right then didn’t you? Introducing Quinoa (pronounced keeeeen-wah). It’s kickin’ patootie and taking names.  What makes it so super though? Anytime we refer to a grain as a “super-grain”, it means that it...

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Queen-Noah was the name of the Ark. Quinoa, pronounced Keen-wah, is not a boat.  It is perhaps the most versatile and flippin’ delicious grain ever! If you've never cooked with it or seen it this may be a new adventure for you. It is slightly nutty flavored and mild with amazing texture. There's a full tutorial on how to cook it on our blog (here). Go check it out if you haven’t already. There are a couple of tricks to having it come out perfectly, but honestly, it's one of the easiest grains to prepare.   Grain surgery continues today...

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