Quinoa "the mother of all grains", a superfood, the ancient grain that produces seeds with firm structure and round shape. The red variety of quinoa generally has richer taste, slightly chewier and heartier texture, and somewhat nuttier flavor compared to white quinoa.
When cooked, quinoa seeds have a little crunch yet soft and creamy texture. Its flavor is delicate and slightly nutty.
It is gluten-free, a complete protein source and wheat-free alternative. It contains all essential amino acids. A great source of manganese, phosphorus, and dietary minerals. An excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamine E, folate nad other B vitamins.
- Breakfast: boil quinoa, add in a glass of milk or yogurt, in a bowl of muesli or porridge, oat flakes, smoothies, shakes, fruit salads and more. These versatile seeds are excellent for an energetic start of day.
- Lunch: boil quinoa, add in stews, soups, or sauces, mix in your pasta or salad dishes and have a nutritious and tasteful lunch.
- Dinner: boil quinoa, add in a meal of couscous or salads for a delicious light healthy dinner.
This superfood has high nutrient content, which provides amazing nutritional benefits. Nutritionists believe even that it is comparable to a breast milk.
Quinoa is high in protein, twice as much as the protein content of rice. It contains all nine essential amino acids, lysine and isoleucine acids included. Protein maintains muscle mass and controls appetite, which in turn regulates the body weight.
Naturally high in dietary fibre, it is a carbohydrate that is slowly digested. Thus, a good low-glycemic index option. And so, with its richness in fiber and low fat, it gives a lingering feeling of fullness. Thus, quinoa seeds are a suitable dietary ally for individuals who try to lose weight.
It is a natural source of vitamin B6. Especially high in manganese, a mineral which protects cells from oxidative stress and promotes mental performance. It is also a high amount of copper, which plays a great role in maintaining normal nervous system funtion.
A very good source of calcium and magnesium. It also provides significant amounts of vitamin E, several B vitamins, and dietary fibre. Quinoa also has good amounts of anti-inflammatory phytonutrients, which are beneficial in the prevention of certain diseases. It also contains small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids and a high content of monounsaturated fat, which are heart-healthy treats.
- ° Non-GMO
- ° Gluten-free
- ° Sugar-free
- ° Trans fat-free
Ingredients: 100% quinoa seed.
Allergen information: Product may contain traces of nuts, gluten, sesame and soya.
How to Cook Quinoa:
Put Quinoa Seeds into a sieve and wash thoroughly under running cold water. Rinse well.
Cook them like rice, it will also expand its original size once cooked.
During boiling, remove foam that might be created to prevent slightly bitter taste.
Storage: Store well sealed in cool and dry.
Shelf life: маx 24 months in original unopened package.