This tiny seed of the Goosefoot family is ancient (dates back to 3000 bc) and has tons of healthful benefits.
Healthful Facts about Quinoa:
- Quinoa has zero cholesterol
- The estimated Glycemic Load of Quinoa is 18. The acceptable Total Glycemic load is 100 or less/day.
- A (1 ) cup serving of Quinoa has 222 calories 4g Total fat – 13mg Sodium – 39g Total Carbohydrate – 5g Dietary Fiber – 0 Sugars – 8g Protein
- see more on 13 Facts about Quinoa
Since 2013 is the International Year of Quinoa, we thought it was a perfect focus for Tasty Tuesday!
Do you eat Quinoa? How does your family like it?
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