ARTICHOKES DON’T HAVE TO BE TASTELESS  The more color, the more nutritious? Yes, for the most part. Take your lunch or dinner to new level with these kale and quinoa (keen-wah) stuffed bell peppers. We love this recipe because it is very nutrient dense and filling. Quinoa is one heck of a grain. It is so versatile and it is… View Post

A DOSE OF FIBER IS ALWAYS NEEDED   I must say, avocado and brown rice are such a great combination; I am not just speaking of taste, but nutrition. Avocados are naturally nutrient dense and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. When paired with brown rice, you get a very healthful, filling nutritious side dish. One nutrient you will find… View Post

CORN ISN’T THE ONLY THING THAT CAN BE POPPED   Stove top or microwave popping isn’t just for popcorn! Did you know that whole grains like quinoa, amaranth, and barley can be popped too? Popped sorghum is a healthy snack and a fabulous alternative for those who are allergic to popcorn or just want to mix it up once in… View Post

EAT YOUR COLORS If you are always on the go, and are looking for new nutritious lunch ideas, you should try Seeds of Change, brown rice and quinoa! They have different kinds of grains including quinoa, bulgur and more! Their “ready to heat” pouches can be cooked in under 3 minutes in the microwave, or if you would like, you can take… View Post

A NUTRITIOUS, FRESH AND JUICY SALAD   When you think of a salad, you never think of throwing in some grains and fruit, right? A salad doesn’t always have to be on the savory side. Add your favorite fruits,  vegetables, and grains to make it wholesome and nutrient dense. We are always looking for creative ways to boost our grains,… View Post