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Organic Quinoa Mix

Organic Quinoa Mix

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A blend of white, red and black quinoa. First domesticated around 3,000-4,000 years ago, quinoa is a plant indigenous to South America and has been an important staple for Andean peoples. The Incas regarded the plant to be sacred and called it “mother of all grains.” Although it is consumed like cereal (i.e. we group quinoa together with wheat, oats, barley, rye), quinoa is actually a member of the spinach and beet family and is rich in nutrients and tocopherols (Vitamin E), which is largely absent in most grains. The seeds of quinoa are cooked pretty much the same way as rice and can be used for a wide variety of dishes. Perfect for gluten-free diets. Add cooked quinoa to salads, porridge, pasta, and soups.

Country Of Origin: Peru

Organic Status: JAS


organic white quinoa, organic red quinoa, organic black quinoa


Serving Size: 100g, Calories: 366kcal, Protein: 11g, Total Fat: 4g, Total Carbohydrate: 71g, Salt: 0g

Allergen Statement

This product is made in a facility that also processes foods containing: wheat, buckwheat, milk, peanut

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Quinoa can replace rice and works well as stuffing, pilaf, and breakfast porridge. Its nutty undertone and earthy taste is quite similar to brown rice, but with a softer and chewier texture (red and black quinoa are particularly chewy). When you prepare a batch of quinoa, there are a wide variety of ways to use it. Toss it in salads, add to soups, fill up wraps. Its mild flavor works well with sweet and savory recipes and the color mix makes for attractive dishes. Check out some of ours here.

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