kēnwä

The first time I tried to pronounce the word I said “qua-no-uh”. It had to be one of the most embarrassing moments I’d had that summer. It wasn’t until a few months ago that I actually gave this grain a chance.

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Quinoa is a pseudocereal that contains essential amino acids and is high in protein. For dinner I placed some in my stuffed pepper along with chickpeas, black beans, onions, yellow, red, and green peppers, and a crap load of tasty herbs. For those who think you can only get protein from meat, eggs, and powder, allow me to introduce you to quinoa. Here’s the recipe!

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The pepper by itself would’ve been enough, but I paired it with a 4oz salmon fillet, and I’ve gotta say I’m STUFFED!

What are you having for dinner?

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