Now Foods, Certified Organic Quinoa, Whole Grain, 16 oz (454 g)
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- Purely Gluten-Free
- USDA Organic
- Certified Organic by QAI
- Vegetarian/Vegan Product
Organic ancient grain that makes a great substitute for rice.
Good source of protein and fiber.
Always Made Without
Produced in a dedicated gluten-free, allergy-friendly facility.
Referred to by the ancient Incans as "the mother of all grains", Quinoa (along with buckwheat and amaranth) is one of the few plant sources to offer a complete set of amino acids, making it a rare plant source of complete protein. It's naturally gluten-free and a good source of protein and fiber.
Living NOW Organic Quinoa is a good substitute for rice in recipes, and is often used in soups, stews, and casseroles.
It has a mild, delicate flavor that's slightly nutty, making it a popular addition to many vegetarian recipes. Sprinkle on your favorite salad for an extra burst of flavor and nutrition!
Living NOW is more than just a brand of great-tasting gluten-free foods - it's a way of life for anyone with food sensitivities. This premium line was developed to provide wholesome, healthy foods bursting with flavor and made without gluten and major common allergens including wheat, nuts, soy, dairy, eggs, and shellfish. Living NOW is produced in a dedicated, allergy-friendly facility and is GMO-free with no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives. With Living NOW eating is safe, fun, and satisfying again!
Tasty Quinoa can be cooked like brown rice, yet only takes 20 minutes. First clean the quinoa grain by rinsing through a strainer. Simmer for about 20 minutes until Quinoa expands fully. Then add seasonings and desired vegetables and cook until water is gone.
Organic whole grain quinoa.
|Serving Size: 1/4 cup (46 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 10|
|Amount Per Serving:||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||25|
|Total Fat||2.5 g||4%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||30 g||10%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||12%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
My husband and I love the flavor of this grain and have always been happy with NOW products. This time, however, we are sorry to report that in two out of three of the bags of quinoa we found tiny rock-like crystals that could be very damaging to teeth. I rinsed the product, as suggested, but was unable to find the crystals, as they are very small and translucent. Otherwise, this stuff is delicious and especially healthy when cooked with turmeric and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil prior to serving.
i love quinoa but will buy another brand next time. the grain itself tasted fine but there were tiny gritty rocks particles throughout. i made it as a semolina replacement for a gluten-free north african couscous dinner and what a disaster! soooo unpleasant that every third chew produced that icky painful grit feeling. like having sand in your food. luckily i didn't break any teeth or fillings! YUCK!!!
Easy to cook
Posted by iherbyfan on Aug 07, 2016
Love how easy, fuss-free & healthy quinoa is to cook. Only pain is the washing part as you will need a fine mesh strainer, the normal strainers won't work. If you dont wash properly, there will be a strong bitter taste.
Posted by 4698143104975907372 on Jul 13, 2016
First time trying quinoa! Tastes great! Have now tried several items from Now Foods and am happy with the brand. Will purchase again.
best value for money
Posted by 4690825216842532685 on Jun 23, 2016
The best deal for quinoa on i-herb and tastes great though. I've tried many different brands of quinoa and there's no difference in quality or taste which makes this a darned good deal!
it is good but..
Posted by 5650027460855398941 on Jun 10, 2016
it is good but I feel uncomfortable that Iherb increases its price after it gets famous