Pronounced keen-wa. It is a pseudocereal, which means the seeds are used like cereal grains, but the plant is not a true grass. You might not expect this, but quinoa is related to beets and spinach. Whole seeds, flakes and flour are eaten here. In some parts of the world, the greens are eaten also. […]
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When learning about the gluten free diet, one of the first things a person might be told is to substitute a plain baked potato for bread at dinner. You really cannot beat potatoes for comfort, simplicity, nutrition, versatility, availability and even cost. Yeah, something that is gluten free and cheap! planting-potatoes photo by mike_warren Nutrition […]
O, oats. Are you excited, or scared, about the possibilities? Oatmeal is no longer absolutely off limits. A few companies have gone to great lengths and expense to produce certified gluten free oats. Bob’s Red Mill Cream Hill Estates Gifts of Nature Gluten Free Oats Only Oats oats photo by andreadg The commitment from planting […]