Pinto bean and quinoa salad: Nutrition and flavor in 1 bowl!

pinto bean and quinoa salad, cucumber, celery, onion, cabbage, nutrition, vegetarian, healthy

I was going to have beans and quinoa and a salad for lunch one day, so I decided 'why not combine everything in one bowl'? One less dish to clean! Shall I call this the 'lazy man's salad'? Maybe. You could substitute brown rice in place of quinoa. But, if you are concerned about arsenic …


Alkaline foods: Weight loss, better health and longer life

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You have probably heard an alkaline diet is beneficial over the acidic. I have discovered that alkaline food is better for my health and well-being. From what I understand, from a scale 1 to 14, seven would be in the neutral range. In other words, the lower numbers to the left would be more acidic …