Shannon Bliss Recipes

 

 

Quinoa Salad with Flax oil 

Print Friendly 

Description:
This is a great lunch or side dish. Quinoa is an ancient grain and a good source of protein. Quinoa is a complete protein. It is full of good nutrients and vitamins. This means that while you are eating quinoa you are ensuring that your body is getting good quantities of the right minerals to keep you healthy while you are on a reduced diet.



Ingredients:
1 cup Quinoa
1 ½ cup cold purified water
1 chicken stock cube (or substitute water & cube for homemade stock)
¼ cup sprouts – pea sprouts are my favourite
1 tomato – diced
2 green onions – diced
¼ cucumber – diced
1 tsp fresh basil – chopped
1 tablespoon olive or flax oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


Directions:
Measure and rinse Quinoa, pour into medium sauce pan, add water and stock cube. Bring to boil and reduce to simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes, removed from heat, cover and let cool. Mix oil and vinegar. Transfer Quinoa to glass bowl, mix in vegetables, sprouts and basil. Add oil and vinegar, toss and enjoy.


Notes: Recipes submitted by Shannon Bliss, CNP, ROHP, RNCP, Certified Nutritional Practitioner and Certified Live Cell Microscopist. Kelowna 250-801-2798


Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Sodium, High Protein, High Fibre, Low Calorie, Diabetic - Low Carb


Category: Shannon Bliss Recipes

Submitted By: Shannon Bliss



Previous 1 2 3 4 Next
Connect with Us
facebook    twitter

Celebration Centre and Metaphysical Society – Penticton, BC


Wellness Tip
Home Safety
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that U.S. hospital emergency rooms treat 8,000 to 10,000 people each year for injuries related to furniture that tips over. Children receive the majority of these injuries. Keep your family safe. Make sure that heavy televisions are close to the floor or set far back into the furniture on which they sit. Use braces or anchors to secure furniture to walls. Keep watch for climbing children.


Celebration Centre and Metaphysical Society – Penticton, BC


Wellness Directory
Daydream Esthetics Studio
Specialty: Esthetics - Wholistic
At Daydream Spa we take a holistic approach to beauty.
View Details


Anatomy for the Healing Arts - Level 1 with Joan Moffet


Event
Melchizedek Method - Combined Levels 1 & 2
Date: Oct 11, 2014
Location: Penticton & South Okanagan
Melchizedek Method 4 day course teaches & demos a revolutionary form of physical, emotional, mental, etheric & spiritual healing, age-reversal & light body activation. Fee includes manual & 11-CD set
View Details


Adam McLeod, Dreamhealer in Kelowna


Article
Fight infection and boost the immune system with a healthy diet
Two recent studies support the increasing fruit and vegetable consumption to boost the immune system. In one study, older adults aged 65 to 85 who increased fruit and vegetable consumption to at least five servings a day showed a significantly greater response to a pneumonia vaccine compared to those in a control group and...
Full Article


Registered Reflexology Therapist Certificate Course - Penticton


Recipe
Baby Spinach, Tomatoes, Mixed beans with fresh balsamic herb dressing
Category: Side Dishes
Description: Beans are a great idea for a supper side dish or for a quick lunch. This salad can be kept in the fridge for up to two days.
Consuming beans adds significant amounts of fiber and soluble fiber to a diet, with one cup of cooked beans providing between nine to thirteen grams of fiber. Soluble fiber can help lower blood cholesterol. Beans are also high in protein, complex carbohydrates and iron.

Balsamic has a rich tart taste, but the sweetness covers the tart flavor, making it very mellow. True balsamic vinegar is aged for between 3 and 12 years. Some balsamic vinegar is aged for up to 100 years, but they usually are very expensive. The Health Benefits of Balsamic is that it has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties which make it an effective remedy for treating infections and wounds. Balsamic vinegar contains powerful antioxidant called polyphenols which fight cell damage and boost our immune system. The antioxidant in balsamic have also the potential to protect against heart disease, cancer, and other inflammatory conditions. Balsamic can help boost the activity of the digestive enzyme pepsin thus improving metabolism.
Full Recipe


Adam McLeod, Dreamhealer in Kelowna