Tag: Ancient

  • Eat More Quinoa: The Benefits of This Ancient Grain (Plus Recipes!)

    Thousands of years ago, in the mountains of Peru, Chile, and Bolivia, the people of the Inca empire ate a diet rich in plants like peppers, squash, corn, and avocados. But their mother grain or chisaya mama¬†was quinoa. The Incas believed that quinoa was sacred. But because of this spiritual importance, when the Spanish colonized…