The Quinoa Craze: The Occasional Problem with Buying Better Food

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Personal experience tells us that it costs money to buy food. And it's also obvious that it costs more money to buy better food, the sort often labeled "organic," "fair trade," "free of preservatives," and so on. A somewhat recent food trend in the latter camp is quiona (keen-wa), a Peruvian whole-grain full of amino acids and known as a complete protein. This item is praised in the food-conscious, vegan, and "granola" crowds. It provides a serious dose of protein, can be a meat replacement, and … [Read more...]