This aduki bean stew is a simple recipe made with one of the easiest to digest beans; adzuki beans. This tasty stew is filling and so delicious.
Smart carbs are basically fruits and vegetables (best are the green ones that grow above the ground like kale, dark leafy lettuce), beans (kidney beans, garbanzo beans), seeds (sunflower, pumpkin), nuts (almonds are best), whole grains (brown rice, millet, quinoa, buckwheat, whole wheat bread & pasta, multigrain cereal/bread, oatmeal and oat bran). Basically, smart-carbs are complex carbohydrates. They are Powerfoods.
Quinoa comes from South America with it’s origins from the Inca civilization making it a truly ancient grain. Quinoa has a high protein content, higher then other grains. Quinoa has between 16.2% – 20% protein, while rice has 7.5%, millet 9.9%, and wheat 14%.
The protein quality is unusually high, making quinoa a complete protein. It’s essential amino acid balance is similar to milk! It truly is one of the powerfoods.