The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) officially declared that the year 2013 be recognized as "The International Year of the Quinoa".Hence we have included clean eating recipe here.Crunchy Quinoa salad is all you need to pack a punch.
What is clean eating?
It is a lifestyle which ensures you have enough fruits and vegetables along with indigenous grains in your diet.
Program recommends eating smaller meals throughout the day.
Also include some protein, carbohydrate and fat in each meal
It also Recommends practicing an exercise routine.
What is quinoa?
A crunchy grain related to Swiss chard,beet,spinach.
Comes in whole grain white,red and black varieties.You even get a tri-colored quinoa these days in Costco.
Can quinoa be crunchy?
Yes,if you cook it for less time.Some people cook for a longer time to make it soft ,while others like it al-dente.
Benefits of quinoa
Super ancient super light and super healthy.
Has goodness of vitamin B complex,dietary minerals like iron, zinc as well as folic acid, fiber.
Power house of protein and yet is gluten free.
Tip: If you cannot have a salad everyday, add a handful to a cup of rice each time you boil.This will add texture to normal white rice and also improve the nutrient content.
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