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Moist Quinoa Chocolate Cake

Genius Quinoa Chocolate Cake

First,a set of disclaimers on this Quinoa Chocolate Cake. If you are expecting anything less than a perfect chocolate cake then let me disappoint you. If you are expecting a trade off ,gummy, weird Chocolate Cake,then again this recipe will disappoint you. If you are expecting anything other than a magical,chocolatey,fudgy,gooey cake then you are on the wrong post.Seriously! I have listed all these disclaimers because this Quinoa Chocolate Cake is not a trade off cake.It’s not something you are forced to eat in the name of chocolate cake because of all the allergies and diets you have adopted. Don’t make it cause you want something gluten free..make it cause you want something super Chocolatey and fudgy. The recipe is adapted very …

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Black Quinoa Pumpkin Salad

Black Quinoa Pumpkin Salad

Those of you follow me on Instagram know that I have taken up a #30daysofsalad challenge.I find that easier to do this than cut out bad food from my diet-aka sugar, carbs etc.It’s especially difficult when I am testing cookie recipes and running behind a suddenly mobile baby.Oh those days when he used to be exactly where I left him 5 minutes back! This salad is Salad#5 of the challenge.It’s very minimalistic in its ingredients but the multiple textures make this salad a tantalising affair. What is Quinoa / Kinwa Quinoa is an ancient South American grain which has recently gained popularity in the health food circuit because of its high nutrient density.Its been hailed as a super grain though its not …

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Super Food Salad

Super Food Salad

This is how my brain worked for this salad Criteria : Be a Super Food (or be decadent and Hopefully Crunchy!) What do you get? Kale, Quinoa, Avocado, Apple. Remember an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Put them all together maybe add some feta or cashew cheese or plain old Paneer and add some crispy ham for extra love! There is your salad! Dressing you ask? Fine put some of my herb oil, salt and Red wine vinegar and take it and go now! Here is your high nutrient healthy Super Foods Salad! For all you Kale non believers -I can’t even begin to tell you how nutritious these humble greens are! One thing I have noticed is …

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