Penny’s Guide to Healthy Travel Snacks

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Penny’s Guide to Healthy Travel Snacks   I don’t deny that part of the pleasure of travelling is, of course, experiencing the local cuisine; be it snack foods, dinners, street food or delightful desserts. However, even just a couple of days indulging in a few too many croissants, patisseries, camembert, curries and gelato throughout the day can certainly take its toll … Read More

What is Quinoa?

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What is Quinoa

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa, pronounced Kee-nwah) is a member of the Amaranthaceae family (with Amaranth) and is closely related to beetroots, spinach and tumbleweeds. It is a grain crop, from which humans eat its edible seeds. Being a member of the Amaranthaceae family and not the True Grass family makes Quinoa a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal. Quinoa’s first links … Read More