Serve in a small bowl surrounded by lettuce leaves

Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

I love quinoa. It is so versatile, it cooks quickly, and it’s a grain that is a complete protein as well! A complete protein has all of the essential amino acids that our bodies need, which is important for those who do not eat meat or other animal products (which are naturally complete proteins). So,…

healthy bread on table

Macronutrients – Those Confusing Carbs!

Carbohydrates Sources: Carbohydrates come from plant and animal sources. The food groups that contain carbohydrates include grains, fruits, dairy, and vegetables. There are two main types of carbohydrates: simple carbohydrates (sugar) and complex carbohydrates (starch and fiber). Sugar: There are two types of sugars that people typically think of when talking about sugar in the…