Organic Red Quinoa - 750 Grams


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Red Quinoa

  • Red quinoa is a protein-packed whole grain.
  • It was eaten by Inca warriors who felt that it gave them added energy and strength when they were out at war. They worshipped the red seeds.

Health Benefits:

  • Red quinoa contains high quantities of magnesium, manganese, copper, iron and phosphorous.
  • Red quinoa is rich in lysine, an essential amino acid. Lysine helps with tissue repair and growth.
  • It helps to regulate blood sugar levels.
  • Quinoa contains high protein and fiber which slows gastric emptying, making you feel fuller and more satisfied than white rice.
  • Red quinoa is rich in iron and contains only healthy unsaturated fat that helps to keep cholesterol levels low and helps maintain heart health.
  • The high manganese content helps to regulate blood sugar levels and maintain strong and healthy bones. It is easy to digest and being low in the glycemic index makes it a great meal for diabetics.

Cooking Directions:

  • Rinse thoroughly
  • Add water to quinoa in a 2:1 ratio
  • Boil the mixture and then reduce to low heat
  • Allow it to simmer – cover and cook for about 15 min or until liquid is absorbed
  • Let the quinoa cool down for 5 min
  • Fluff with a fork and serve

Uses:

  • It can be used to prepare salads, soups, and vegetable cakes
  • It is used as a substitute of rice

DIY Recipe:

Quinoa Pizza Bowl

  • Thoroughly rinse 1 cup of quinoa
  • Boil 2 cups of water
  • Add quinoa to the boiling water
  • Simmer for ~15 mins
  • Half cover the vessel with a lid In 15-20 mins the quinoa will form a ring around it, indicating it’s prepared
  • Turn off the stove
  • Add 1/4 cup of pizza sauce to the quinoa
  • Take a bowl and add pizza sauce to it
  • Add 5 tablespoons of quinoa
  • Add a layer of cheese
  • Add veggie – onions, colourful bell pepper, tomatoes, olives, jalapeños, mushrooms
  • Add oregano, dried basil, and chill flakes
  • Add another layer of cheese
  • Microwave it for 1 min or bake it till you see the cheese melt
  • Top it with some fresh basil Voila, your quinoa pizza bowl is ready!

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