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How To Cook With Quinoa

Updated on May 20, 2013

How To Cook Quinoa

How To Cook Quinoa - First of all lets start off with What Is Quinoa?: Quinoa or pronounced occasionally as "Quin Wah" looks like a grain with its hard exterior and neutral colour but it is actually a seed that derives from a relative of the spinach, tumbleweeds and beets plants family. Also some of the key benefits of it too is it is really healthy to cook with as its full of Nutrients and packed full of fibre, protein, magnesium,calcium,phosphorous, iron and lysine amino acids, You normally cook it like rice but needs to be rinsed thoroughly afterwards to remove the Saponins which are bitter tasting, but you can use it in a variety of meals and dishes such as soups, salads and many more etc. Like rice when cooked or boiled Quinoa expands to a light fluffy nutty texture full of flavour which would be great for any dish as its great and easy to cook with..

How To Cook Quinoa

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      Quinoa Recipes: The Complete Cookbook For The Grain Free Diet: Nutrition Made Easy Using Quinoa Recipes
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