There are a lot of people that really don’t like Quinoa. Are you one of those? this article has a wonderful method for preparing and cooking Quinoa. She claims to have loathed Quinoa’s flavor but really wanted the health benefits of the grain. So, she tried again and again until she figured out a way to cook it that tasted great. How to Make Quinoa — Home Cooking Recipes Like Mom Used to Make | Mother Would Know.
Baked Stuffed Apples
2 tart red or green apples, large
1/3 cup bananas, chopped
1/4 cup fresh cranberries
1/4 cup pure maple syrup or honey
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup nuts, chopped
Cut the stem end of the apple, do not peel. Remove all the core and part of the pulp (save the pulp), leave the walls about 3/4 inch thick. Mix pulp, bananas, cranberries, pure maple syrup or honey and cinnamon. Fill the hole in the apples with the mixture, put 1/2 the nuts on each apple. Place the apples in a baking dish just big enough for the apples, individual size if you like. Add water to cover the bottom, bake in a moderate oven (359 to 375 degrees F.) until tender. Serve hot or cold with cottage cheese or plain yogurt.
(2 teaspoons cornstarch to 1 cup liquid makes a medium sauce)
2 cups peaches sliced, fresh or frozen
2 tablespoons unrefined sugar
Put peaches in pan on low heat so as to render the juice, pour juice off into measuring cup add enough water to equal 1 cup, mix 2 teaspoons cornstarch in juice, add back to fruit along with spices & sugar and cook for 15 minutes. Serve hot or cool with cottage cheese. Yum! Yum! you can do the same with apples & pears.