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  • Overview
  • The Main Types
  • 5 Steps of Cooking Quinoa
  • Top 3 Tips for Cooking Quinoa
  • Did You Know?
  • Our Favorite Quinoa Recipes

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Quinoa

Quinoa (it's pronounced "keen-wah") is a superfood you've most likely heard about. It's a grainlike seed crop that looks like couscous or rice, but is packed with protein, vitamins, and fiber. Additionally, it's gluten-free, making it a nutritious substitute for someone with a gluten intolerance. This makes it a hearty, healthy choice of base for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

 

Quinoa is considered an ancient crop, cultivated by the Incas in South America for thousands of years. The natives who resided there referred to it as the "mother of all grains," no doubt due to its rich nutrients. Today, it's just as popular. Quinoa gives a satisfying crunch to breakfast muffins, becomes a nutty addition to salads, and forms a healthy base to almost any dish that keeps you feeling full (and guilt-free).

Quinoa (it's pronounced "keen-wah") is a superfood you've most likely heard about. It's a grainlike seed crop that looks like couscous or rice, but is packed with protein, vitamins, and fiber. Additionally, it's gluten-free, making it a nutritious substitute for someone with a gluten intolerance. This makes it a hearty, healthy choice of base...

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