Healthy Choice Organic White Quinoa
Quinoa is grown as crop from the amaranth family, an herbaceous flowering plant with edible seeds. It has become popular with its versatility and taste. It pairs well with salads, meat, fish and can be a great subtitute to rice or pasta.
How to Cook Quinoa:
Thoroughly rinse quinoa before cooking. Rice Cooker: Add 1 cup of quinoa to 2 cups of water & cook for 15-20 minute or until water is absorbed.
Ingredients: 100% Organic White Quinoa
An excellent source of plant based complete proteins and has all nine essential amino acids in the right proportions, up to 50 percent more protein than other common grains. It is very nutritious with its high contents of other essential nutrients such as vitamins and minerals, significantly higher in iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc when compared to other grains; antioxidants especially flavanoids, ALA Omega3, and fiber.
Quinoa is naturally gluten-free. With its richness in fiber, it helps in promoting healthy digestive system. With the presence of antioxidants and other nutrients, it may help in preventing risk factor of chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis. It may also help reduce inflammation. It has satiety effects as well providing volume to the diet, which will make us feel full without additional calorie intake.
- • Vegan
- • Vegetarien
- • Gluten-free
- • Diet-friendly
- • High Fiber
- • Low Carb
- • Maintain healthy digestive system
- • Provide high level of heart healthy fats such as ALA Omega 3 that has been shown to reduce cholesterol & blood pressure levels.
- • Provides significantly calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, & zinc when compared to other grains.
- • Prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, & the reduction of inflammation.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place and reseal after opening. Away from heat source and direct sunlight.
Shelf life: 2 years
White Quinoa with Chicken
4 chicken breasts (about 600 g)
120 g white quinoa
2 red peppers
50 g of pitted green olives
1 of paprika
1 cup of curry
A few sprigs of chives
Salt and pepper
Bring salted water to a boil and cook white quinoa for 10 minutes.
Mince the shallot, cut the peppers and tomatoes into small cubes.
Cut chicken into strips and pan-fry with vegetables for 10 minutes over medium heat.
Add the quinoa, lemon juice, spices, olives and cook for another 10 minutes over low heat.
Add the chives just before serving.