The Quinoa CookbookeBook - 2012
Quinoa (a gluten-free, superfood rich in protein and antioxidants) has transformed from obscure ancient seed into modern culinary staple. While quinoa has become well known, what is lesser known is that the grain-like food, often referred to as the perfect protein, can be incorporated into practically any recipe from breakfast to dessert. The Quinoa Cookbook makes it easy by offering hundreds of simple recipes to help you cut down on gluten (or eliminate it completely), lose weight and incorporate quinoa into your everyday life. The versatile quinoa can serve as the main ingredient in recipes such as the delicious Quinoa Risotto With Mushrooms and Thyme. At the same time it is a healthy substitute as demonstrated in the Flourless Chocolate Cake or Quinoa Porridge. • Quinoa contains all nine of the essential amino acids humans need to stay healthy • Quinoa is a rich source of calcium, magnesium, manganese, iron, B vitamins, vitamin E, copper, zinc and dietary fiber • Quinoa promotes weight loss and is one of the only plants with protein; it is closely related to species such as beets and spinach THE QUINOA COOKBOOK INCLUDES: • Hundreds of recipes that introduce quinoa into every meal of the day and dessert too • A "Bonus Section" containing a sample menu for both everyday dining and entertaining • Recipes that incorporate quinoa into your favorite international dishes from Japan to Mexico • A chapter dedicated to ensuring that you understand how to work with quinoa and achieve the tastiest results
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Rockridge University Press, 2012.
Characteristics: 1 online resource.