Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has the highest nutritional profile and cooks the fastest of all grains. It is an extremely high-energy grain and has been grown and consumed for about 8,000 years on the high plains of the Andes Mountains in South America.
• Contains all eight amino acids to make it a complete protein
• Has a protein content equal to milk
• High in B vitamins, iron, zinc, potassium, calcium & vitamin E
• Gluten-free; easy to digest
• Ideal food for endurance
• Strengthens the kidneys, heart, and lungs
I like to make a large batch at the beginning of the week, then add my flavors each morning. It’s super easy and super satisfying.
2 Cups Warm Cooked Quinoa
½ Teas. Vanilla Extract
1 Teas Cinnamon
1 Tabl Coconut Oil
2 pinches of Sea Salt
Optional: Chopped Brazil nuts, hemp seed, berries, and/or Fresh Almond Milk
- Put 1 cup dry quinoa in 2 cups of water. Soak overnight.
- Then, rinse your quinoa, as there is a soapy substance that needs to be removed.
- Replace existing water with fresh water. Bring to a boil then simmer for 10 mins or until all the water is gone.
- Then, after the quinoa is cooked, mix in the ingredients above and enjoy a super tasty, nutritious meal. Makes enough to last 2 to 3 days.