Quinoa is a pseudo-cereal which is naturally gluten-free, and is classified as a Superfood as it is high in protein, dietary fiber and is knows to be rich in Anti-Oxidants.
Quinoa is a complete protein with has all 9 essential amino acids. Essential amino acids are ones that the body cannot produce on its own, hence needs to be supplemented through food. A complete protein food is one which contains all 9 essential amino acids.
Gut Healthy: Being rich in Dietary Fiber, Quinoa promotes a feeling of being fuller for longer. It also helps healthy gut microbes (the friendly bacteria in the gut), which is important for Gut Health.
How to use Quinoa?
- It can be used as a healthier replacement to rice – it has 2X the amount of fibre compared to White Rice & 4X the amount of iron compared to Brown Rice.
- It can be used as an alternative to wheat based products like dalia/ and semolina to make upma.
- Cooked Quinoa can be used in salads as well.
- Pro-Tip: Always soak Quinoa in water and wash before using. This improves the cooking time
100% Organic: We source our Quinoa from a Certified Organic Supplier, so you can be assured that they have been grown without the use of any Pesticides, and will provide you with Clean Nutrition.