Quinoa is a super-seed that is gluten-free and a complete protein. Its easy to digest and perfect for vegans and vegetarians. Its also easy to cook and even easier to consume.
Quinoa has three strains: white, black and red. While white is most popular as its easier to cook, mixed quinoa is popular for added flavour and colour.
Product of Bolivia
Ingredients: Organic quinoa
The nutritional profile of Quinoa is impressive, giving this seed some important health benefits to brag about:
Quinoa has a mild taste when rinsed before cooking. Add in some extra flavour by cooking in stock or bone broth for some added nutrients!
It is popular as a rice substitute, added to salads and can even be made into porridge! Its budget friendly and goes a long way in the pantry.
This well-rounded seed offers a lot for the body as its high in:
1 cup of cooked quinoa contains: 22 calories, 4g of fat, 39g of carbohydrates, 5g of fibre & 8g of protein
Perfectly Cooked Qunioa
1. Rinse quinoa in a strainer in cold water, rub quinoa together with your hands.
2. Add to saucepan with liquid and bring to a boil.
3. Lower the heat, and cook covered for 15 minutes.
4. Remove from heat, let stand with the LID ON for 5 more minutes.
5. Fluff with a fork & enjoy!
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