Organic Rolled Quinoa
Rolled quinoa, also known as quinoa flakes, is a wholesome nutritious gluten free grain, known for its high protein and amino acid content. In fact the quinoa grain offers a complete protein source containing all 8 essential amino acids and has been recognised by the United Nations as a super crop for its many health benefits. Quinoa is packed with dietary fibre and the minerals phosphorus, magnesium and iron. It is also gluten-free and easy to digest making it a good low allergy food. Some say quinoa is as close to as perfect a food as you can get.
For a delicious start to your day, try making a bowl of quinoa porridge (prepared just as you would rolled oats) and top with some fresh blueberries, sunflower seeds and a spoonful of natural honey.
Quinoa flakes are also a great to addition to your gluten free baking repertoire and go well in muffins, cakes and biscuits, as well as being a delicious ingredient in a homemade gluten free bircher style muesli.
Interesting Facts about Quinoa:
Though it is usually referred to as a grain, quinoa actually isn’t a grain at all. Grains such as wheat, oats and maize are derived from grasses, whereas quinoa is part of a protein-rich plant family that includes spinach and beetroot.
Country of Origin
Product of Bolivia
Organic rolled quinoa is an excellent source of protein, fibre and complex carbohydrates. It contains moderate levels of manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, folate and the full range of amino acids. It is low in fat, has a low GI and is easily digested. Low GI foods have been linked to more balanced blood sugar levels, disease prevention, increased energy and improved mood.
100% Organic quinoa
Naturally gluten free
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