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{meatless monday} — cute, crunchy, colourful : kaniwa

11 Feb
honey drizzled kaniwa with mushrooms and red peppers

honey drizzled kaniwa with mushrooms and red peppers

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i’ve written about kaniwa – i’ve only eaten it once before but i totally loved it and wanted to try it again.  you can read a little about my first experience here. i really love the stuff.  it’s similar to quinoa but with a little more “crunch” and it’s much smaller in size – so tiny!

there’s not a lot of nutritional information available in the US about this great ancient grain just yet – but it is loaded with protein and fiber, so it’s great for vegans, and it is naturally gluten-free. there’s talk of it being a superfood. keep your eyes and ears open for more information as it surfaces on this amazing little grain… Continue reading

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