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Stephanie Petersen
Back to Basics: How to Cook Quinoa

Back to Basics: How to Cook Quinoa

    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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Stephanie Petersen
Berry Delicious Vegan Amaranth Breakfast Bowls

Berry Delicious Vegan Amaranth Breakfast Bowls

Berry Delicious Vegan Amaranth Breakfast Bowls Sometimes the simplest breakfast is the best. That can certainly be said of this delicious recipe that takes the creamy smooth texture of cooked amaranth, the super-grain full of fiber and clean nutrition, and couples it with fresh fruit and subtle hints of spice in a coconut milk confection. It's absolute heaven.  It's easy for any day of the week and the amaranth can be cooked in a rice cooker.  Make it ahead and it is a quick re-heat for busy mornings. Ingredients: Water Amaranth Salt Fresh strawberries, 1 pint Fresh blueberries or blackberries,...

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Stephanie Petersen
Back to Basics: How to Cook Amaranth on the Stovetop

Back to Basics: How to Cook Amaranth on the Stovetop

Cooked on the stove-top, amaranth is similar in texture to southern corn grits or “cream of wheat.” It is creamy and smooth with a slightly peppery finish. It can be made into a sweet or savory delicious meal that is truly satisfying and will keep you and your family full for hours.  It’s great for breakfast, lunch or dinner as well as many delightful loaves of bread, tortillas, appetizers and dessert. We’ve got a ton of cooking adventures ahead, but first, we're going to walk you through the basics. Amaranth is a gluten-free seed grain and one of the most...

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Stephanie Petersen
Blueberry Chia Amaretto Pie with Sprouted White Wheat and Teff Crust

Blueberry Chia Amaretto Pie with Sprouted White Wheat and Teff Crust

  This week has been full of delicious fake holidays...er...um...real holidays created by the food industry to sell more pastries. Bhwahaha! Case in point, today is National Blueberry Pie Day. We kid you not. Blueberry. Pie. Day. It's actually "a thing". So, in honor of our favorite fake-real holiday, we had our favorite on-staff pastry chef come up with a really killer blueberry pie that is full of whole remarkable grain and crazy fantastic flavor profiles that are insanely good. You will not be disappointed! Plus, this recipe can be made into two pies, or 12 hand pies! So you...

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