Quinoa is not a grain. It’s a seed!

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) dans le jardin bot...

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) dans le jardin botanique Henri-Gaussen, Toulouse, France (Photo credit: Wikipedia

by Julie Daniluk

Quinoa has become one of the most popular nutritional superstars of the decade. And with good reason! This small seed has an amazing nutty taste, is incredibly versatile, easy to prepare, high in nutrients and a complete vegetarian protein. Unfortunately the popularity of this food has lead to the time old problem of supply, demand and price. Not unlike other worldwide popular foods such as coffee and chocolate, quinoa has been traditionally grown in one specific region of the world. The increased demand has created a new and challenging environment for quinoa farmers. (read more)

 

Quinoa recipe

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