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What is Quinoa & How Do I Cook It?

What Is Quinoa?

Quinoa, pronounced “keen-wah,” has been traced back to the ancient Aztecs who considered it a sacred energy source. They called it “The mother of all grains.”

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What are Chia Seeds and Why Would I Want to Eat Them?

What Are Chia Seeds?

When I first heard of Chia Seeds my mind went immediately to “Cha Cha Cha Chia…” the theme for Chia Pets. Do you remember Chia Pets? Those little clay animals that had Chia Seed “hair” that would grow. Well, the Chia Seeds that are the latest “superfood” are the same thing, with one exception, they are an edible grade grown for human consumption.

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