Lets talk about Quinoa. Its a great grain. Really, a superior grain. Quinoa is closely related to the Spinach family. It packs a full 12 grams of protein per 1/2 cup serving (vs wild brown rice which comes in at 3 grams per half cup).
The taste of quinoa will take on what you cook it in. Cook it in veggie or chicken stock for a savory flavor, coconut water for a sweeter taste, or plain water if you want to season the quinoa after cooking. It is so healthy and so versatile.
Use it in salads, side dishes or as breakfast cereal. Truly packed with nutrition and possibility. Some people are initially put off by the texture but its easy to get used to and start incorporating it into your menus as a healthy alternative to rices and cereals. Quinoa is your friend, I promise.
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