Wild Mushroom Quinotto Recipe

Try another version of risotto using quinoa
Nov 20, 2013 12:00 pm
Photo: Aliya LeeKong

When I was traveling in Peru, I came across this truly delicious (and healthy) version of risotto using quinoa. The flavor is nuttier with earthiness from the mushrooms, and it has more texture than your traditional risotto. With quinoa's nutritional value, I love that I don't feel guilty when I whip this up on a weeknight.

Roasted Garlic Kale & Quinoa Salad With Cranberries Recipe

A hearty kale salad packed with tangy-sweet flavor
Nov 4, 2013 4:00 pm
quinoa and kale salad with cranberries

Blogger Wendy Polisi of CookingQuinoa is a master of the tiny little super-seed, which is why we were excited to receive a quinoa cooking book with recipes we can't make to wait, including this hearty fall salad with lots of healthy garlic and fresh roasted cranberries.

Let’s All Face The Fact That Quinoa Is Pretty Much Badass To Cook With

A commercial makes fun of quinoa, but hear us out
Nov 4, 2013 11:00 am

We're not going to debate nuthin’ with a rocket scientist, and you shouldn’t either. So shut up and make some quinoa tonight. The chicken wings can have a night off. Kay?

Quinoa Power Bars Recipe

Gluten-free superfood treats for a quick breakfast
Nov 3, 2013 9:00 am

Blogger Wendy Polisi of CookingQuinoa is a master of the tiny little super-seed, which is why we were excited to receive a quinoa cooking book with recipes besides salads. Quinoa salad is awesome though. Check out these superfood-boosted power bars, perfect for busy mornings when you need to get out the door...powerfully. 

Why Is My Quinoa Bitter?

Mushy, sticky quinoa? Bitter batch? We can help.
Oct 3, 2013 1:30 pm

Here's a fun and easy quinoa fact: if your quinoa doesn't taste good, there's basically no way to eat it that won't make you sorry you didn't spring for pasta. Troubleshoot that healthy grain and get it back on your plate where it belongs.

Video: The Link Between NFL Football And Quinoa. Or Is It Keeno? Queeno?

New Bud Light ad is speaking to us
Sep 23, 2013 3:30 pm

If you watched even half of an NFL game yesterday, chances are that you've already seen this commercial for Bud Light, which features...quinoa?! A look at what just may be our favorite 30 seconds of television, after the jump.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Quinoa

It's trendy. And healthy. And protein-y. What else?
Aug 20, 2013 9:00 am

Let’s start with what we do know. Quinoa is a versatile, protein-filled superfood. While similar staples like bulgur and barley tend to be relegated to health food aisles and your hippie aunt’s vegetarian casserole, quinoa is a crowd-pleaser with enormous global appeal. But what might you not know? The truth about quinoa, after the jump.

Bolivian Leader Calls For Big Food To Lay Off "International Year Of Quinoa"

President Evo Morales says qui-no to corporations
Feb 21, 2013 3:02 pm

Quinoa, that tiny seed that goes so very well with kale, has humble origins in the Andean mountains. It's come a long way since then, and 2013 is even the United Nations' International Year of Quinoa. You'd think Bolivians in particular would be thrilled, but then quinoa's boom hasn't been all delicious salads and healthy living.


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