Thursday, February 17, 2011

Keen-wah

Quinoa (play /ˈknwɑː/ or /kɪˈn.ə/, Spanish: quinua, from Quechua: kinwa), a species of goosefoot (Chenopodium), is a grain-like crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal, or grain, as it is not a member of the grass family. As a chenopod, quinoa is closely related to species such as beets, spinach, and tumbleweeds. (Wikipedia) 


Mmm....quinoa is super yummy. I first ate it at Coralees for dinner a while back; in lieu of rice. Then, JC made a super fab chocolate cake with it not too long ago. She made it again today so we put raspberries on it and ate it for dessert. Tres deliciouse. I will post the recipe once I locate it...it's also gluten free!

On another note, JC & I are being quite productive & studying right now. We take study breaks because otherwise we would be dead, hence the cake :)

2 comments:

  1. im pretty sure JEn was talking to me at the moment...some studying hahaha

    -hamster

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  2. aw so cute~ look at how you're snuggling so close on the couch :) aww

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