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Mini Quinoa-Carrot Cakes or Muffins

By Cat, September 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I have always loved carrot cake; it’s so moist and deliciously sweet, yet contains healthful ingredients like carrots, nuts and fruit. I usually make mine with whole grain flour but this … Continue reading

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Almond & Quinoa Salad

By Cat, May 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1.  Salads Menu; 2. Quinoa (About); 3. Soaking, Sprouting Nuts & Seeds; 4. Mushrooms (About) On my ketogenic diet I have learned about the importance of eating nuts, especially sprouted or at least pre-soaked nuts. They are … Continue reading

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Avocado & Quinoa Salad with Lime Dressing

By Cat, May 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1.  Salads Menu; 2. Quinoa (About); 3. Soaking, Sprouting Nuts & Seeds A cousin of amaranth, quinoa is not really a grain, but is often included in that category. It is actually a relative of green leafy … Continue reading

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Warm Quinoa Salad

By Cat, May 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1.  Salads Menu; 2. Quinoa (About); 3. Vinaigrette Dressings Menu; 4. Soaking, Sprouting Nuts & Seeds; 5. Toasting Nuts & Seeds; 6. Stevia (about) A cousin of amaranth, quinoa is not really a grain, but is often included … Continue reading

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Rye Muffins, Scandinavian-style

By Cat, Jun 2008; updated Jan 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Breads & Muffins Menu; 2. Grains, Flours & Starches (About) Menu; 3. Crumb or Nut-Crumble Topping for Muffins; 4. Sugar and Other Sweeteners Menu; 5.  Spelt vs Wheat in Baked Goods & Pasta Inclues: 1. … Continue reading

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Lamb Pilaf (Greek or Moroccan Style)

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) As a side dish, bulgur is very useful, and delicious when served with braised, sautéed (as in this recipe), or grilled lamb, or in making lamb kafta. Bulgur (sprouted or roasted … Continue reading

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Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons, Moroccan Olives with Saffron-Raisin Quinoa

By Cat, May 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Butterfly & brine game hen; 4. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute); 5. Couscous, Steamed; Other sites: 1. Chicken Tagine with Green Olives & Preserved Lemon In case you … Continue reading

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Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute)

By Cat, May 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa recipe; 2. Instructions to sprout quinoa See also: 1. Moroccan-Style Chicken, with Couscous (or Quinoa) Quinoa has become increasingly popular in the last few years, in part because … Continue reading

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Moroccan-Style Chicken, with Couscous

By Cat, Feb 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Roasting a Bird (About); 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Brining Poultry; 4. Slow Roasting/Braising Chicken (About); 5. Saffron-Raisin Quinoa (as Couscous Substitute) I’m not very familiar with Moroccan cuisine, although I’ve had couscous many times. This type … Continue reading

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Traditional Focaccia (Italian Flatbread)

By Cat, Jan 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons Includes: 1. Traditional Focaccia (Recipe and Testing); 2. Wheat-free Focaccia (Testing) See also: 1. Potato Focaccia; 2. Sourdough Focaccia; 3. Breads & Rolls Menu; 4. Flatbreads: Note on Ingredients & Equipment Focaccia (or the Provence version, … Continue reading

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