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

New Bud Light ad is speaking to us
Sep 23, 2013 4:30 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 10:00 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 4:02 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.

The High Price Of Quinoa's Popularity Takes Its Toll

Superfood status puts quinoa out of farmers' reach
Jan 18, 2013 4:02 pm

While quinoa sells out of supermarkets across the U.S., few are aware of the effect the crops popularity has on growers in Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador. What was once an ancient, nourishing staple for thousands is now too expensive for its growers to eat.

Breadcrumb Alternatives For Your Meatballs

Two grains best breadcrumbs in this meatball recipe
Aug 7, 2012 11:31 am

It's genius by accident day! This, as any cook will tell you, is a very happy occasion. It means we took two unlikely candidates, smashed them together, fried them up and it didn't suck even a little. Oh look, knife-shaped confetti! How ironic! Today's secret ingredient, after the jump.

These Gluten-Free Flour Substitutes Deserve A Chance

Delicious flour, no wheat, endless possibilities
Aug 1, 2012 1:01 pm

Wheat alternatives don’t need to be limited to dense, frozen breads or processed foodstuffs: there’s a whole slew of exceptional options to turn to. You’re probably already familiar with a few – cornmeal, for one – but to help you separate the wheat from the chaff, as it were, here are a few other flours you can start experimenting with.

Will Fair Trade Spirits Go Mainstream?

A vodka made from quinoa is leading the charge
May 15, 2012 2:01 pm

Can a cocktail be Fair Trade–certified? Jean-François Daniel, founder of FAIR Spirits says yes and he’s fighting make the spirit industry a major Fair Trade player like counterparts in the coffee and tea industries.

Will Torres Is Not A Fan Of Liquid Diets

The celebrity trainer tells us to chew something
Mar 9, 2012 10:01 am
Will Torres

Will Torres knows a thing or two about getting fit. As the powerhouse owner behind Willspace, the discreetly low-key personal training studio frequented by Bravo’s Andy Cohen, among many other stylish gents bearing jacked physiques under their fitted suits, workouts are his love and labor. 


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