Archive for January, 2013

Southwestern Quinoa recipe

Southwestern Quinoa with Black Beans, Red Bell Pepper, corn and Cilantro (Makes 4 servings)  Ingredients:  1 cup quinoa 2 cups water 1/2 tsp. salt 1 red bell pepper, chopped into small dice  1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onion 1 cup fresh/frozen corn 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro Garnish […]

Mad about Quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a seed belonging to the Goosefoot family. It is a pseudo cereal rather than a true cereal or grain as it is not a member of the grass family.  Botanically, quinoa is not a grain. We cook and eat it like a grain, hence it’s known as a grain. White quinoa is […]

Dream on before you make that New Year Resolution..

By Whitney Johnson As January approaches, and we bid another year adieu, our thoughts turn to making resolutions:this year I will lose that extra weight, drink less alcohol, give up sugar, get out of debt. All worthy goals, but why do we perennially return to resolutions that seem based on the idea of fixing all […]

Happy New Year!!

A very Happy and Healthy New Year to all!! Here are the latest and the most popular weight loss apps for your smart phone. It is that time of the year to renew your commitment to achieve better health…Have a healthy 2013!  Weight Management App Reviews Registered dietitians review the top-rated free iPhone and Android apps for weight […]