red and white quinoa

Quinoa!! It’s a miracle food!!

Quinoa (prounounced keen-wa) was a staple food for the South American Indians living in the high altitudes of the Andes Mountains. The Incas likened to call it the “Chisaya Mama” or the “Mother of all Grains”. It was immensely popular because it was one of few crops that could survive in such high altitudes (10,000 […]

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How to Eat Vegan – For Mind, Body, and Soul

Being Vegan and Enjoying the Whole Package Everywhere we turn, “clean eating” and “whole foods” are being touted as the newest rage in eating.  Unprocessed and unrefined foods and foods that are only found in nature are the basis of clean eating.  However, before the clean eating rage started, there were vegans.  While vegetarians do […]

A sack of golden quinoa

What about GLUTEN?? Where’s my FIBRE??

It’s estimated that 1 in 133 Canadians or 250,000 people have celiac disease (an it’s growing) and approximately 3 million Americans. It’s a lifelong, genetically based disorder that occurs when gluten – a protein found in wheat, rye and barley – triggers an abnormal immune response that damages the lining of the small intestine interfering […]