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Maybe the Best Quinoa Available
Posted by HawaiianViking on Apr 07, 2013
If you're reading this, you probably already know that Quinoa is something that you ought to be eating; It's nature's most perfect protein, and it's worth noting that it's especially high in Lysine, a quality that's somewhat rare in plant-based protein. Compared to white varieties, Red Quinoa has a slightly earthier, nuttier flavor. It can be prepared simply, as rice, but I like it best when it's cooked with coconut milk, as part of a vegetarian curry; Try adding macadamias to your prepared quinoa — it's delicious. I like that Alter Eco, Red Quinoa, is both organic and fairly-traded, and the price is reasonable. I only wish that it were available in larger quantities.
First Quinoa Experience
Posted by Reviewer2418830 on Sep 25, 2011
I recipe I have called for red quinoa. I've never tried it before but was happy that it was so simple to make and not at all bitter like some people have reported. I gave it a simple rinse in a strainer. It's delicious and the texture is awesome. Would buy it again and love that's it's fair trade, organic and a perfect food!
Posted by Reviewer1310601 on Dec 22, 2011
I wanted to loose the 5 lbs that I have been trying to loose, so I did an experiment. I added approx 1 cooked cup of quinoa to one of my meals daily, I mixed it with the regular food that I was used to eating and yes, the weight did come off! I believe I have lost another pound this past week and it is the week before Christmas. I love the taste of this and you can spice it up in so many different ways. It has a slightly sweet, nutty taste to it. Now my husband wants to eat it daily.
A great Product
Posted by Reviewer2902112 on Aug 31, 2011
This is a great product and iHerb did a fine job in getting us this product when its availability was limited. We will continue ot shop iHertb for this and other products
Well worth the price
Posted by Reviewer2701928 on Jun 06, 2012
It's packed ull of nutrients and cooks fast. I consider it far superior to the white variety. The red quinoa is well worth the price; it is so much better, there is almost no comparison.
Posted by Reviewer1438643 on Dec 01, 2014
There is really no difference in taste between the white, red or black quinoa. The difference is in the cooking time. Red quinoa and black quinoa take a longer time to cook and is more firm. White quinoa is softer and take a shorter time to cook.
There are bad quality quinoa in it.
Posted by 5699787008074644935 on Sep 04, 2014
There are bad quality quinoa in it. Too small or fungus-like shape ....
cheaper than toher products
Posted by 4856271776174105443 on Sep 08, 2014
I firstly ordered it and i am quite satisfied with it. it's good and taste is also good enough.. The package condition is also good so it was a perfect condition even it was shipped from USA to South Korea//////
Posted by Reviewer3324415 on Oct 31, 2014
I love this red quinoa. Has very good taste & is prepared quickly. Great!
Posted by Reviewer1382187 on Jul 06, 2014
Red Quinoa tastes more nutty to me than white quinoa. I liked it.