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Organic Red Quinoa
Organic red 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.
It is extremely easy to cook. Our quinoa comes pre-rinsed with all saponin removed. It can be used as is, with no rinsing or cleaning required. 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.
Red and golden quinoa are nutritionally identical. Red 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.
2. Quinoa's protein content is higher than that of any other grain.
3. It contains an almost perfect balance of all 9 essential amino acids and is considered to be a complete protein. Quinoa is especially well-endowed with the amino acid lysine, which is essential for tissue growth and repair.
4. Quinoa is a very good source of dietary fiber, manganese, magnesium, iron, copper and phosphorous.
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Dawn, Wichita, KS April 9, 2013
“Received my box today.....what a great surprise to have added the Turkish figs, they are wonderful! I am so hooked on the quinoa I had to order the five pound bag as I was using one pound a week! I also ordered the dates and am so excited to experiment with them in smoothies along with the Turkish figs. Thank you bunches!!”
June Vaughn March 11, 2013
“I ordered both black and red quinoa. I love these varieties. They're much tastier than plain white quinoa.”
Sarah, APO, AE February 23, 2013
“Every experience I have with Nuts.com has been incredible. The items are fantastic and reasonably priced and shipping is flawless. I supplement "in store" grocery shopping with items from Nuts.com!”
E A, Edmond, Oklahoma November 24, 2012
“Very good selection and excellent fast shipping. We can't wait to try out all three types of Quinoa.”
Frank October 25, 2012
“Love the fast and efficient service. I will be back for more. Thanks”
Morgan, Tulsa, OK August 17, 2012
“Arrived on time, taste great, look great! MMMmmm! I love nuts.com- This is my second order with them (1st ordered unsalted pistachios and red quinoa) and they have, again, delivered full, healthy, nuts(2nd ordered raw hazelnuts). Will definitely be returning to nuts.com for future orders.”
Mike, Brookline, MA August 1, 2012
“My purchases arrived 2 days after I placed the order, amazing! The Chia Seeds and Organic Red Quinoa are neatly packaged in one-pound resealable bags, which makes it convenient to use. You have exceed my expectations!”
Kate July 12, 2012
“Unreal customer service! Truly service with a smile! I will be ordering from you again. THANK YOU!”
kat, Roswell, NM June 7, 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 nuts.com.”
Mary April 20, 2012
“I am so happy. Our package arrived when you said it would. My husband and I could not wait to open it. First thing I did was make some Quinoa. MMMMM so good. I love quinoa in the morning with two eggs over medium and some wilted spinach. Keeps me going all day. Thanks for the fast delivery and for the quality food. You will be hearing more from us.”
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Serving Size 50g (~1.8 oz.)
(Approx. 9.1 Servings/Pound)
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|Calories From Fat||25|
Organic red 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
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