Organic Quinoa is Heart Healthy and an excellent source of dietary fiber. It is also rich in magnesium and folate (B9) with 25% DV (daily value). It is a good source of protein, iron, thiamin (B1), and riboflavin (B2), very low sodium, saturated fat frees, and cholesterol free. According to the FDA, "Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods, and low in saturated fats and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers." Quinoa aids in Migraines and hypertension, food for gallbladder health, diabetes, heart diseases, gives energy, quinoa thought to help prevent cataract. Quinoa has the best amino acid profile of all grain, including lysine and threonine that are rarely found in cereal grains.
Nature’s Glory Organic Quinoa is one of the fastest cooking whole grains, ready in just 12 to 15 minutes. When cooked the wispy germ separates from the seed and its delicate, almost crunchy curlicue makes a great contrast to the soft grain. Its mild, sweet flavor and delightful fluffy texture make it a versatile and delicious whole grain.
Use Nature’s Glory Organic Quinoa as you would rice or any grain. It's delicious as an entrée, with beans and vegetables, as hearty cereal, in stuffed vegetables, and in soups, stews, or salads. Quinoa is also great in desserts and puddings.
Leftover cooked quinoa is also delicious in pancakes, waffles, muffins, biscuits, and bread. Quinoa can be freshly ground into flour for more versatility. Place 3/4 cup of our Quinoa in a blender and grind 3 to 5 minutes until it becomes fine flour; equals 1 cup flour. Use to make delicious wheat and gluten free desserts, pastries, and baked goods.
Nutritional Fact (serving size ¼ cup uncooked): calories 170, total fat 2g, sodium 5mg, cholesterol 0mg, potassium 220mg, total carbohydrate 32g, dietary fiber 5g, sugars 2g, protein 6g, vitamin E 6%, thiamin(B1) 10%, riboflavin (B2) 15%, vitamin B6 10%, folate (B9) 25%, phosphorus 10%, magnesium 20%, zinc 8%.