Organic Quinoa Flakes

Organic Quinoa Flakes

 What are quinoa flakes? They're essentially quinoa seeds pressed down into a flake. So they contain all of the same goodness as quinoa, just pressed into a different form to be enjoyed in more ways!

 

Ingredients: 100% organic quinoa flakes

Country of Origin: Bolivia

 

HEALTH BENEFITS:

The nutritional profile of Quinoa is impressive, giving this seed some important health benefits to brag about:

  • Assists with weight loss 
  • Benefits the gluten-free diet with a variety of nutrients not found in other gluten-free grain sources
  • Has anti-cancer properties with all those anti-oxidants
  • Is gut-health friendly 
  • Supports bone health 

 

NUTRITION:

This well-rounded seed offers a lot for the body as its high in:

  • Protein & fiber
  • Manganese, magnesium & phosphorus
  • Folate, copper & iron
  • Thiamine, vitamin B-6 & potassium

1 cup of cooked quinoa contains: 22 calories, 4g of fat, 39g of carbohydrates, 5g of fibre & 8g of protein

 

RECIPE:

Overnight Superfood Bowl with Chia Seeds & Quinoa Flakes

Author: www.thefullhelping.com

 

Ingredients:

3 tbsp chia seeds
1/3 cup quinoa flakes
1 cup almond milk (add more if needed)
1 tsp vanilla
maple syrup to taste

Topping:

1 chopped banana
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 tbsp cacao nibs
1 tbsp goji berries

 

Instructions:

Mix the chia seeds, quinoa flakes, almond milk, stevia if using, and vanilla in a bowl and set in the fridge overnight. Add more almond milk int he morning if it’s too thick or pasty.

Top with fruit and nibs, and enjoy!

 


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