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A Magical Little Grain Called Quinoa

Hey, we won’t judge you if you don’t know how to say it — it’s pronounced “KEEN-wah”, by the way — but you should probably know about this magical, little grain.

“Quinoa”, as it’s spelled, belongs to a family of grains called “ancient grains”, ancient because its composition has remained unchanged for a really, really long time and because it’s believed to have been first cultivated some five to seven thousand years ago somewhere in the Andes. Cool, huh?  Continue reading A Magical Little Grain Called Quinoa