Now Foods Quinoa Grain Organic
by Now Foods
Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a highly nutritious gluten-free seed, originally from the Andean region of South America. Its mild, slightly nutty flavor makes it a terrific substitute for rice or couscous. Quinoa, praised for its excellent nutritional profile, is an exceptional source of protein, containing all eight amino acids, making quinoa an excellent option for people looking to reduce their consumption of meat. Quinoa is also a good source of dietary fiber and contains B vitamins and iron. More and more consumers are seeking great tasting and nutritious gluten-free options. Our organic Quinoa is one of the very best. Quinoa is extremely versatile and easy to prepare. Cooked quinoa makes a delicious side dish when mixed with vegetables and seasonings. You can use our quinoa for everything from breakfast cereals, to soups and salads, or add to your favorite chili recipe. Quinoa is also great as a filling for fun and healthy burritos or tacos. Our quinoa is pre-washed so you can simply cook and eat, no need to presoak or rinse.Quinoa is a member of the Chenopodium family and is similar to amaranth. It was one of the staple grains for the ancient Incas, who called it "The Mother Grain". It has been consumed for thousands of years and is one of the highest grain sources of protein.