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Quinoa

Healthful and satisfying, quinoa makes the ultimate base for delicious meatless meals. High in protein, quinoa is also gluten-free. Try using quinoa for hearty breakfasts like quinoa cereal, porridge, and parfaits or fresh lunches and dinners like salads, burgers, and bakes.

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Detox Cred: Quinoa (an ancient seed) is an excellent source of protein and contains all nine essential amino acids, making it a complete protein, like eggs. Eggs are the best natural source of the nutrient choline and help fight inflammation.

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This main-course-worthy dish is all about the presentation. Quinoa's a complete protein, and it will easily fill up guests who skip the turkey. If you're serving vegans, swap the feta for some nutritional yeast, which has a mild nutty, cheesy flavor.

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This yogurt and quinoa breakfast dish from nutritionist Cynthia Sass's "Cinch!" cookbook gets an extra boost of nutrition from a surprising source: cinnamon. The flavorful spice contains four times as many antioxidants as a handful of blueberries. Also Try: California Sunshine Salad, Mediterranean Broccoli Couscous Platter, Salmon-Ginger Rice Bowl

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