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Mar 4th, 2015, 12:30 PM  
Wobbles
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Quinoa

Is quinoa a good replacement for rice?

Anyone any thoughts please?
 
 
Mar 4th, 2015, 14:53 PM  
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Its an awesome replacement for most things. One of the best nutritional non meat proteins available packed with amino acids. So naturally it tastes of sludge. It seriously takes a lot of effort to make this superfood 'nice'. However can be adapted to both sweet and savory. I have had it as a porridge with vanilla rice milk, cinnamon and a lot of imagination. And as a side similar to couscous cooked in bouillon with mixed roasted veg and herbs chopped in. Whatever you use it in make sure to re hydrate or cook it in strongly flavored liquid. It is possible to slip small amounts in soups and stews as a thickener without being too noticeable.
 
Mar 4th, 2015, 17:16 PM  
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i cook a lot with quinoa and bulgur ...instead of using water to cook them with i usually use chicken broth or a veggie ones . I also mix it with a lots of grills veggies and grill chicken if you like drizzle with a glaze of balsamic vinegar and its delicious

you can eat it as a side dish a main meal or a salad very versatile grain .
 
 
Mar 4th, 2015, 17:33 PM  
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also Barley is a good grain to use sometime I do a mix of bulgur and Barley and Quinoa ...
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Mar 4th, 2015, 20:37 PM  
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I use cauliflower rice once! It was amazing and had hardly any fat or Calories
 
Mar 6th, 2015, 20:31 PM  
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Quinoa? really guys? I have not tried it! need to give it a chance It sounds like a great stuff!
 
Mar 10th, 2015, 15:19 PM  
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also Barley is a good grain to use sometime I do a mix of bulgur and Barley and Quinoa ...
Do they all cook the same length of time?
 
 
Mar 10th, 2015, 17:50 PM  
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I haven't had quinoa in years. I keep meaning to buy it again!
 
 
Mar 11th, 2015, 17:53 PM  
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yes they do Wobbles sometimes i just cook the 3 grains same time mix together
 
 
 
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