Organic Black Quinoa

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Certified: Organic Kosher

Organic black quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) was once called "the gold of the Incas" for increasing the stamina of Incan warriors. Quinoa has a light, fluffy texture when cooked, and its mild, slightly nutty flavor makes it an alternative to rice or couscous. Our organic quinoa is grown wild and free of any pesticides and chemicals.

Quinoa, the "mother grain," is an extremely nutritious seed. It has a protein value that is extremely high (12-18%) and the protein it supplies is complete protein, meaning that it includes all nine essential amino acids. Because of this, it takes less quinoa protein to meet one's protein need than wheat protein. Quinoa is easy to digest and naturally contains no gluten. It is also a good source of dietary fiber, phosphorous, magnesium, and iron.

This quinoa is not pre-rinsed. You need to first soak in warm water for 5 minutes, wash, drain, and rinse several times. If you don't have the right size sieve, you can always put the quinoa in a bowl, add the warm water, soak, and then spill off as much water as you can before starting again. Mix 1 part quinoa to 2 parts water for 15-20 minutes. It is great by itself, mixed with vegetables, in souffles, or in casseroles.

You can also make quinoa flour by grinding the seeds.

Black and golden quinoa are nutritionally identical. Black makes for a much prettier appearance once cooked.

Store quinoa in sealed plastic or glass containers in a cool, dark, dry cabinet. Quinoa will stay fresh for one year if properly stored.

Customer Reviews

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“I love this company! The variety is wonderful and quality exceptional - especially the organics. Top that off with speedy service, (I ordered yesterday afternoon and it arrived this morning) There is something for everyone if you enjoy good food. I am ordering Christmas gifts- everyone eats, and you don't have another thing that sits around to collect dust! Two thumbs up and a few toes also!”

, Bainbridge, NY October 24, 2013

“Shopping at is great. Not only did I get products that are hard to find in my local stores, but my order, placed on Thursday, arrived on Saturday afternoon. The products are great, the packaging is fun, and the customer service is some of the best I have experienced anywhere online. ”

, Charlottesville, Virginia August 24, 2013

“Loved the quinoa (black) I have not tried the rest yet! And the packaging was pretty and super useful. I will recommend this site all the way!”

May 10, 2013

“I ordered both black and red quinoa. I love these varieties. They're much tastier than plain white quinoa.”

March 11, 2013

“We love the service, the organic quinoa and chia seeds were wonderful. The shipping is reasonable. I would highly recommend people buying from I recommend it to my clients whenever we talk nutrition.”

, Evansville, Wi February 21, 2013

“Loooove the black quinoa! Having to reduce my sugar intake dramatically and is a Godsend! The coconut, hazelnuts, and walnuts having increased the enjoyment of my new found diet. Thanks for the consistently great products!”

, Atlanta, GA November 30, 2012

“Amazing service!! Really exceptional products, high quality, very fresh.”

, Chesterton, Indiana November 29, 2012

“Very good selection and excellent fast shipping. We can't wait to try out all three types of Quinoa.”

, Edmond, Oklahoma November 24, 2012

“I got some quinao seeds which I love.
Chia seeds are a new treat. made a pudding with them, so good. fast shipping as all ways. Can't wait to order again.I love the quality of the items I have bought from”

, Roswell, NM June 7, 2012

“Everything looks great. I'm glad to have a source for black and other colors of quinoa.”

, Sun Lakes, AZ March 15, 2012

“I received my 6 pounds of red and black organic quinoa today. I love that it comes pre-rinsed, makes my life in the kitchen so much easier. I've been ordering from you for a couple of years and will continue to do so. If I can't find it locally, I can always find it at! The FREE pecan pie looks delish! Thanks, guys!”

, Marion, IA November 19, 2013

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 50g (~1.8 oz.)
(Approx. 9.1 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 188
Calories From Fat 25
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 3%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 26%


Organic black quinoa

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.


Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. It is ok to refrigerate.

Country of Origin: Peru

ID: 7626

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