Sesame Ginger Quinoa Salad

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups shelled frozen edamame! 3 medium carrots, peeled and diced! 1/2 yellow pepper, diced 1/2 red pepper, diced 1 cup red cabbage, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white vinegar 3 teaspoons fresh ginger, finely minced 1 tablespoon sesame seeds   DIRECTIONS: Place the quinoa, water, and salt in a covered pot. Heat on high until it boils, lower the heat to low, and cook for about 15 minutes or until the quinoa is soft and the water absorbed. Pour the quinoa into a medium-sized bowl, and mix in the frozen edamame, carrots, peppers, and cabbage. In a small bowl, make the dressing by mixing the oil, vinegar, minced ginger, and sesame seeds. Pour the dressing over the quinoa and veggies, and mix thoroughly. Enjoy immediately, or store in a covered container for later. I made this today and it is delicious. Enjoy!  ...
Bangkok Shopping Guide to healthy foods

Bangkok Shopping Guide to healthy foods

Tips on how to find those tricky ingredients in convenient locations around town Number one on my list: Health Society Amarin Plaza Amarin health society @Amarin plaza 3rd floor Bts chitlom Bangkok, Thailand (Attached to sky bridge) Visit the Chia seeds Health foods Thailand area for hard to find items: http://on.fb.me/ 1qEhjCW. Also at this location there are a variety of organic produce vendors. Here are some items you will find there: Chia seeds Chia seed (GIA). 7 Good Reasons To Start Eating Chia Seeds. Chia seeds are popular for weight loss, they reduce food cravings. Spirulina: Spirulina contains many essential nutrients for our body to grow properly. It has some important nutrients, such as B complex . Thai Fluer der sel: salt flower known as the best part of sea salt. Bamboo salt: Detox helps the body adjust to the acid ph of the roller. Relieves pain caused by accumulated toxins in the blood. Raw Almonds: Almonds are nutritious, their proteins have a high biological value and are an excellent substitute for meat. They help reduce blood cholesterol and contain Vitamin E. Medjool Dates: Wonderfully delicious, dates are one of the most popular fruits packed with an impressive list of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that are required for healthy growth. Hemp seeds: Hemp seeds are an incredible vegan source of biologically available and easily digested protein. For those who are allergic to soy, hemp seeds are a great vegan alternative. Quinoa: Why Quinoa? Nutritional evaluations indicate that quinoa is a source of complete protein. Himalayan Pink salt : Himalayan salt is a crystal unlike the common white...