All you need to know about quinoa

Screenshot (137)Perhaps you've seen it on the shelves in your local supermarket, but you don't know what to do with it? In this video you will discover everything you need to know about quinoa.

Pronounced "keen-wa," quinoa is not a grain, it's a seed. The confusion is easy to make as it is used like a grain, however it is far easier to digest while making you feel full for a long time. It is also wheat free and gluten-free, making it a great grain substitute for those with special diets. What's more, it is high in protein, iron, potassium, magnesium, and lots more nutrients.

In this video, Dani Spies not only highlights all the benefits of quinoa, she also suggests several different uses for this wonderful seed, which has a light fluffy texture and a slightly nutty flavour. In Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia, it has been consumed as a rice substitute for 4,000 years, then watch the video and start including this wonderful ingredient into your diet today.

Try this recipe for a golden beet and quinoa salad with feta in this video by Dani Spies.

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