The so-called grain fruit contains plenty of vitamins and minerals, magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin E, manganese and copper are particularly noteworthy. Quinoa is also said to lift the mood, as it contains a lot of tryptophan. This amino acid is required for the production of the happiness hormone serotonin. The high proportion of another amino acid, lysine, ensures beautiful skin and healthy bones.
Depending on the variety, quinoa provides 12 to 15 percent protein. It contains all nine essential amino acids, which is why the grain is particularly recommended for vegans
Dietary fiber is abundant, filling you up and getting your digestion going.
The uses in the kitchen are very versatile, because quinoa is suitable for the preparation of salads, as a side dish or patties, as well as for sweet dishes such as cakes and biscuits. Quinoa can be prepared like rice. However, unpeeled quinoa seeds should be washed with water before preparation in order to remove the bitter-tasting saponins on the skin.
Our quinoa is washed and brushed. It consists of the nutty and firm black quinoa, the spicy red quinoa and the mild white quinoa.
The three colors make the dishes prepared in terms of taste and color even more interesting and aromatic.
- gluten free
- Source of protein