2.7.2013

FREE Giveaway! Quintessential Quinoa Cookbook

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I’m just a little addicted to quinoa. Last fall I received Wendy Polisi’s The Quintessential Quinoa Cookbook filled with over 200 quinoa-inspired recipes. The book includes photographs of each recipe, nutritional information, and offers a huge variety of recipes including some vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free recipes.  The Quintessential Quinoa Cookbook includes breakfast, appetizers, soups & salads, entrees, sides, muffins, desserts and quinoa for kids.  It’s a complete recipe guide to cooking with quinoa.

What’s Quinoa? Quinoa is a complete protein, which means that it contains all the amino acids necessary for our nutritional needs. Complete proteins are rare in the plant world,  which makes quinoa a superior food.  Quinoa is Gluten-Free and packed with healthy protein,.  Quinoa is also high in fiber, iron and calcium, folic acid, potassium, vitamin E,  magnesium,copper, and beta carotene.  While low in calories and fat, it also provides eessential fatty acid that have been proven to benefit the immune response.

My favorite recipes from the cookbook include Quinoa with Spinach Kale Pecan Pesto, Crockpot Pear & Blueberry Crumble (I used Strawberries and blueberries), Quinoa Falafel, Slow cooker quinoa curried chickpeas and quinoa, chocolate cherry chip quinoa cookies and too many awesome quinoa salad recipes to list.  You’ve got to add Cooking Quinoa on Facebook and check out all of her newest creations! Check out Quintessential Quinoa Cookbook and enter to win your own copy on Yoga Peach!
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HOW TO ENTER (please complete all four):

1)    Leave a comment below saying you want to win (and anything else you have to say) -easy!

2)   “Like” Cooking Quinoa on Facebook (she posts amazing recipes!!)

3)   “Like” Yoga Peach on Facebook and “like” this post at the bottom

4)   Leave a comment on our facebook wall to complete entry

Additional entries accepted. One additional entry for each of the following:

  • Follow yogapeachblog AND cookingquinoa on twitter and tweet about this giveaway.  Include @ yogapeachblog- get the word out!.  Please mention in your comment below if you have done so.
  • Reshare this contest on your Facebook.
  • Add me to your blogroll!  Please email me at yogapeachblog @ gmail (dot) com if you’ve added me to your blogroll.

* Contest will be open until 11:59pm EST on Friday February 15. Contest winner must have a US or Canada mailing address.
* The winner will be randomly selected and announced on FACEBOOK & Yoga Peach Blog! Please check there to see if you won. The winner will need to contact Yoga Peach within 5 days to provide name and shipping address.  Winner will receive Quintessential Quinoa Cookbook. Good luck everyone!

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13 comments :

  • Jen

    I want to win!!:)

  • Alicia Wells

    I would love to win this cookbook because the recipes are awesome and healthy!

  • Sara

    This cookbook looks awesome!

  • Judy Smith

    I have all of my clients using Quinoa daily. They are certainly addictted. It will be good to find some new recipes!

  • Sandy

    I’d love to win this cookbook!!!!!

  • Staci

    I love cooking with Quinoa and I would love this cookbook! :)

  • Shawna

    I hope I followed the entry details correctly.
    I so want to like quinoa. I have made one recipe
    that didn’t do it for me. I would like to win so I can
    try other recipes.

  • Yanet

    I recently fall in love with quinoa, my family will surely appreciate new recipes… thanx!
    p.s. tweeted about it ;)

  • Sandy

    I would love to win this cookbook!!!! My daughter and I just bought some for the first time but need some recipes.

  • Lisa

    Pick me, Pick me, Pick me!! I have been asking all my facebook friends for their favorite quinoa recipes and to my surprise only got 3 responses. I do believe this would help me broaden my horizons! Great giveaway!

  • Kathy

    I would love to win! I am new to vegan cooking and am anxious to try delicious dishes. Your site makes food look so appealing and I would love to have the cookbook!

  • Alicia Wells

    This would be great to win. I follow her recipes all the time and use them. They are so healthy! And I thank her for posting some of them on facebook and emailing them to me!

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