Category Archives: Whole Grains

There are types of whole grains that can benefit certain body types or constitutions. Knowing what works for you is a combination of experimenting and knowing yourself. Types can be categorized as Excess, Deficiency, Heat, Cold, Damp, Dry, and Wind- as in terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Also knowing your Auyurvedic constitution is helpful.

Curried Quinoa Salad with Cauliflower Stir-fry

Good old quinoa.  What I love about this gluten-free seed -besides its high protein content (contains all 9 essential amino acids) and plentiful nutrients like iron, fiber, and magnesium, is its versatile nature.  I like to make many variations on quinoa pilaf.  Quinoa is cooked like a grain- but in fact it is not aContinue Reading