simple substitution: quinoa

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I’m so excited to start this new feature with you guys! I’ll show you easy “swap outs” to incorporate into what you’re already eating & increase your nutrition!

quinoa is full of key nutrients, including all 9 essential amino acids (making it a complete protein), heart-healthy fats, b vitamins, iron, and other minerals. while not a true grain, quinoa is prepared in much the same way as rice – though with more fiber, it is better for digestion and does not cause blood sugar to spike as rice can. new research indicates quinoa may also have anti-inflammatory properties! swap out this nutrient-rich “grain” in any dish that calls for white or brown rice.

what are your favorite quinoa recipes?

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