INGREDIENTS100% Organic Quinoa Grains (Black, Red & White), pre-washed from South America
COUNTRY OF ORIGINSingapore
DESCRIPTIONThe Mother of All Grains - Excellent Protein Quality. Nature’s Superfoods’ Organic Quinoa (pronounced ‘Keen-wah) is a protein-rich wholegrain that is widely termed as the “mother of all grains” because it is one of the most complete natural food available containing amino acids, enzymes, vitamins and minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. An ideal low-GI rice-replacement food. QUINOA: A high-protein, high-fiber whole grain that contains all 9 essential amino acids (including lysine), B vitamins, folate, calcium, magnesium, a diverse array of antioxidants and many more nutrients; known for its high amount of superior protein (12-18%), which is higher than all other grains (50% more than wheat). Botanical Name: Chenopodium quinoa Our organic Quinoa grains are mechanically cleaned and free from saponin (the bitter-tasting outer coat). Naturally gluten-free.
HOW TO USE
1) Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer. Place 1 part Quinoa and 2 parts water (or stock) in a sauce pan, bring to a boil. 2) Reduce to a simmer, cook for 15-20 minutes until the quinoa is translucent, plump and the external germ (“spiral tail’) is visible. 3) Quinoa cooks like rice and can also be cooked in a rice cooker (1 cup quinoa with 2 cups of water).