Quinoa: Menu ingredient of the year

Quinoa: Menu ingredient of the year

The ancient grain is favored for its nutritional profile, versatility and compatibility with other ingredients.

There’s no question that quinoa is the menu ingredient of the year. It sits squarely at the intersection of health, versatility and compatibility with other ingredients. The fact that it’s exotic, underutilized and represents a break from the same old, same old are also factors, but perhaps its major selling point for many is its nutritional profile. Not only is it highly nourishing, but it is also gluten free. This last quality is especially important, considering that a s

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