The new superfoods: What to eat in 2015 (1/10)

Over the last year, we've been touting the benefits of superfoods like chia seeds, kale and quinoa. In 2015 we'll see some old favourites (hello, dark chocolate!), as well as some new go-to foods. Here's what you can expect on your plate this year


Ancient grains like amarantha, kañiwa and teff

According to the Whole Grains Council, quinoa won’t be the go-to grain of choice for long. Varieties like amarantha and teff will also be picking up in popularity. And, as we reported earlier this year, kañiwa (also known as baby quinoa) is another great alternative. Like quinoa, it’s gluten-free, vegan and an excellent source of amino acids, but despite its smaller size, it actually packs more protein than quinoa.

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