Beetroot and Carrot Super-Drink

Beetroot and Carrot Super-Drink-14a

These last 2 weeks have been extremely hectic and chaotic. From getting together with family and friends to shopping and travelling – it feels like I’ve barely had a chance to breathe! And let’s not forget what comes hand in … Continue reading

Quinoa – Super food of the Incas

About a year ago, I started hearing about a grain called Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). I even read a few articles about it in the magazines and on the Internet; furthermore, I saw it while watching Food TV – one of my favorite decadent pastimes 🙂  It definitely piqued my interest, but I was still hesitant to buy it. Then, I finally got to try it at one of the sampling sessions at Trader Joe’s. I wasn’t particularly impressed since it was quite bland. But I realized that this was an issue with the recipe and not the quinoa itself, which had a quite nutty flavor and was a bit chewy but “not bad.” It was well worth being creatively experimental with it! And boy did I experiment 🙂  Continue reading