This is a yummy and nourishing quinoa arugula salad for any season. It is full of good protein from the quinoa and the pumpkin seeds. It is a whole meal in one bowl.
There are many health benefits of Quinao and it is filling like a grain but with much more protein. Learn about its ancient history, and preparing tips. Quinoa is gluten free because it is not a grain! It is a vegetable seed related to Swiss chard, spinach and beets. Quinoa is pronounced KEEN-wa not kwin-o-a. 8 […]
An extra special quinoa pudding made from my favorite grain that as we now know is really a seed.
Quinoa is pronounced keen-wa. This grain comes from South America with it’s origins from the Inca civilization making it a truly ancient powerfood grain.
Quinoa comes from South America with it’s origins from the Inca civilization making it a truly ancient grain. Quinoa has a high protein content, higher then other grains. Quinoa has between 16.2% – 20% protein, while rice has 7.5%, millet 9.9%, and wheat 14%.
The protein quality is unusually high, making quinoa a complete protein. It’s essential amino acid balance is similar to milk! It truly is one of the powerfoods.