it's no secret that I'm a fan of cheese and all of its magical properties. Today I am employing the power of cheese to transform cubes of store-bought polenta into crunchy, irresistible croutons. I'm using them to top a creamy tomato soup, but you could just as easily throw them in with a salad or eat them on their own as a snack (which, by the way, is what I did with all the leftovers after the shoot -- now you know!).
Don’t let the name fool you, buckwheat is completely unrelated to wheat so it’s a popular substitute for those that are gluten intolerant. These heart-healthy muffins are naturally sweetened with apples and are perfect as an on-the-go breakfast or as a nutritious portable snack.
Quinoa is a delicious super food that has some powerful health benefits; it’s not only high in protein, but it’s also gluten free. When paired with fresh vegetables, mint, and crunchy pistachios, this picnic-perfect salad is loaded with vitamins and minerals. It has all the nutrition you need and the taste you crave.