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benefits of quinoa

Quinoa, (pronounced Keen-wah), is a nutrient rich superfood which is a grain crop that produces edible seeds. Quinoa is highly diverse and can be puffed or rolled into flakes, the most common colour is white but there are also red and black varieties. When cooked, quinoa has a fluffy texture with a subtle nutty flavour.

A source of antioxidants, calcium, magnesium, iron and fibre, Quinoa is an excellent gluten free nutritious food. A perfect option for vegetarians, Quinoa contains more protein than any other grain with 8 essential amino acids.

Quinoa is not only a healthy superfood but a versatile food which can be eaten savoury or sweet. Morlife Quinoa Flakes can be eaten as a delicious hearty porridge or as a flour alternative in baking. Morlife Quinoa Grains can be eaten as a substitute for rice and cous cous. Try tossing through salads with colourful veg or even just by itself with herbs.