Did You Know? A Quick Look At Quinoa

Aug 31, 2016 by Earth Shift

Quinoa comes in many colors- and we have all 3 in one bag! Our tricolor quinoa is a perfect replacement for rice, and tastes great in any recipe that calls for grain. It takes only a little while to cook, and fluffs up beautifully when it's ready to plate.

Check out a few of the many benefits below:

- Gluten free

- Grown in mineral-rich soil & full of nutrients

- Pesticides are not required for quinoa crops because the seeds naturally deter pests

- Easy to cook in under 20 minutes

- Very high in protein and fiber

Fun Facts:

- While no single food can supply all the essential life sustaining nutrients, quinoa comes as close as any other in the plant or animal kingdom.

- One serving of quinoa fills 48 percent of our daily magnesium needs.

- It is a relative of leafy green vegetables like spinach and swiss chard.

- Quinoa is high in Riboflavin (B2), which improves energy metabolism within brain and muscle cells and is known to help create proper energy production in cells.

grab some quinoa!