5 Things to Know About Quinoa

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  1. He said "100g of quinoa will give you roughly 14g of protein." But every other source I've seen has said it only has about 4 after being cooked. So there goes that..

  2. Thank you. This is interesting. I knew almost zero information about Quinoa before this video. I intend to integrate Quinoa as an integral protein and carbohydrate source in a vegan diet. Wow I'm learning so much and im becoming a different type of eater lately. I'm more into nutrient density and organic health now instead of exclusively taste and looks. I never ever thought I would become like the people i previously thought were weired antisocial hippies. Amazing. Thanks for the info.

  3. I add a pinch of salt and a few cloves of garlic which I mash with my knife before putting into the quinoa water. I eat it just like that (I remove the garlic when it's done)

  4. In my opinion eating plain spinach can get boring so I add quinoa and diced avocado. And instead of dressing i put a small amount of soy sauce
    It's very good!

  5. I like to put a scoop of cooked quinoa in the bottom of my soup bowl before putting the soup in. I get some quinoa in each spoonful and this really ups the nutritional value of that bowl of soup!

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