Just a quick post to let you know that I’ll be speaking at the new Natural Grocers Vitamin Cottage in Frisco at 12 pm on Monday, May 23, 2016. This talk is free and open to the public!
Autoimmunity is directly related to the gut and digestion, and in this talk I’ll tell you exactly how and why what you eat affects how you feel. If you or a loved one are suffering from autoimmune issues or other chronic health issues and you live in the Rockies, you should come to this talk!
The new Natural Grocers Vitamin Cottage store is located just off I-70 at the Frisco exit, next to the Starbucks on the east side of the road.
Reader question: I came to the Book Signing at The Bookworm in Edwards. I would like to sign up for MRT testing, and also have a recipe question – I am cooking lots of veggies and quinoa in a 5.5 qt dutch oven for tonight. No meat. Do I really cook them for an hour? ~Lorie, Colorado
Thanks for coming to the book signing, Lorie! I’m always happy to talk about MRT food sensitivity testing and will contact you directly to schedule a free initial phone consultation.
As for the question about how long to cook just veggies and quinoa using the Glorious One-Pot Meal method, the main thing to remember is that dry goods including dry quinoa will always take the full amount of time to cook regardless of if the rest of the meal includes meat or not.
If you are using a 5.5-quart Dutch oven but you are only cooking for 2 people, then use the amount of quinoa (3/4 cup) and liquid (1 cup) called for on page 9 in the common measurements section and plan on around 45 minutes of cooking time.
If you are using a 5.5-quart Dutch oven and cooking for 5-6 people and filling the pot to the brim with vegetables along with three times the amount of quinoa and liquid, then it will indeed take about an hour to cook.
Remember, too, that you will always know when your Glorious One-Pot Meal is ready because the aroma of a fully-cooked meal will escape your oven and waft through your house.