Did you know that quinoa (“keen-wah”) has been dubbed by many as a superfood? It’s true! Quinoa provides a significant amount of beneficial minerals and vitamins (including manganese, magnesium and phosphorous) and is a great addition to vegetarian and gluten-free diets. Just one cup of cooked quinoa contains 8g of protein and is only 220 calories!
Easy to cook and versatile, quinoa can enhance pretty much any meal – from a salad to a casserole. Click here for some great summer quinoa recipes to try!