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My first foray into quinoa!

Okay, so I'm a little late to this party, but as they say, better late than never. I'm kinda 'old school' I like my protein in meat form, ideally a steak cooked on the rare side of medium-rare (in particular, one from Roxie's, who do a most fantastic 250g fillet steak, for a very reasonable £14.45...) So to eat quinoa, pronounced 'keen-wa', just feels a bit odd!

 A tantalising steak from Roxie's, who wouldn't want one?

However, I'm told that great things can be done with it (quinoa, not steak). A particularly loved and often visited website in our office, is that of nutritional life-stylist, Madeleine Shaw (and yet this is still the first time I'm eating quinoa!) I've made her sweet-potato bread before (add rosemary and extra baking powder and it's delish!)

Reasonably tasty, but probably vegetarian!

But I digress! Today I have had my first bowl of M&S's super green soup with quinoa and some other ingredients (beans, potentially some chicken - couldn't find the actual link on their website). And I feel healthy because of it! And full. And I'm not too sad that I have another pot in the fridge for Monday's lunch... But it's very probable that I'll be picking up a side of biltong to make this a proper balanced meal!

Lucky

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