Know What's in Your Food

Promoting awareness and change about the food we eat, and where it comes from.


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Quinoa And Artichoke Salad

qunioa and artichoke salad

I made this salad on a whim today, and I thought it turned out really well.

1/2 cup cooked quinoa. I use Tru Roots brand

1 can of artichokes

1/8 of tsp of cayenne pepper

1TBS of Annie’s Greek Goddess dressing

1 carrot chopped

1 bunch of green onions chopped

pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients together well and serve on a bed of baby arugula.

* I use organic ingredients whenever possible.

Enjoy!

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Mango Bean Salad

Mango Bean Salad two

The weather is starting to warm up with spring. The birds are out singing, and you can smell fresh cut grass in the air. I love spring and summer foods! They are so light, and they include some of my favorite fruits. Today I was in the mood for some delicious salad.  I was pressed for time, so I chose this recipe. It is easy and quick to make.
1 mango, peeled and diced
1 Tbs of chopped red onion
1 Tbs of chopped green onions
1/4 cup of cilantro
1 15- ounce can of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
The juice of a 1/2 of a lime
spring salad mix
Add  first 6 ingredients together in a bowl and stir. Serve on a bed of spring salad mix.
Serves 2

BPA Free Beans

I try to use all organic ingredients when possible and I use Eden Organic brand beans. They have a BPA free lining in their cans. You may want to double this recipe it goes quickly.
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 I modified this recipe from one of my favorite books, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease.