March 13, 2012

Quinoa in my tummy

I came home tonight to a huge bowl of quinoa salad in the fridge. Hello, tastiness!! I absolutely love quinoa and it's something that I don't make enough of. I really should, because this stuff is healthy and super good. I'll be honest though, when I first saw it, I thought that it looked really gross. Mostly because they're "cluster-y" and look like alien fish eggs but don't let that scare you off! I gave it a try and I'm in love. Some people thing that quinoa's a grain, but it's not. It's really a seed and well...you can just look it up. There's tonnes of recipes out there too. I have no idea what was in the one I ate tonight (I actually ate like, half the bowl...I hope it wasn't for dinner or anything..) but I'm assuming a lemon dressing? It had finely diced vegetables in it and dried cranberries. It's also really good with regular salad dressing! I'm seriously considering replacing rice with quinoa. 
Ugh, now I want to eat the rest of the salad...
Tank likes it too.


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Hi, I'm Janetta from Toronto. I cook, bake and make big messes. I photograph nearly everything and those photos will most likely end up being posted here. I've got a little black cat named Tank, who's super cute and a little bit nosy. You'll see a lot of photos of her too!

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