Truefood White Quinoa 400g
Truefood White Quinoa is NON GMO, Gluten free and has a low glycaemic index (LOW-GI), this ancient grain is easy to digest, and contains all essential amino acids making it a complete protein and ideal for vegan and vegetarian diets.
Considered to be a pseudo-cereal, Quinoa is not actually a grain but a seed that is rich in vitamins and minerals. White quinoa has the same high quality nutrition and earthy flavour as red quinoa, it is great for salads or as a healthy alternative to rice, that adds much needed nutrients to a meal
White quinoa is
- High in Iron an important component of haemoglobin that carries oxygen from our blood to our lungs
- Rich in manganese that fights free radicals within the body and acts as an anti-oxidant
- High in Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorus that are crucial for healthy bones and teeth
- Rich in Protein that is crucial for many functions within the body
- High in B vitamins that help to maintain energy levels throughout the day
Product of Peru – Packed in South Africa
Rinse well before cooking. Mix ½ cup quinoa with 1 cup boiling water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 30 minutes or until tender.
Cooking tip: 1 cup (250ml) raw quinoa makes 3 cups (750ml) cooked quinoa. One serving is usually ½ cup (125ml) cooked quinoa.
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Truefood is real, good food, with simple branding, down-to-earth packaging and well-priced product lines. With over 100 products in the range, Truefood offers both conventional and certified organic ranges of all those basic pantry essentials such as legumes, seeds, flours and grains. The distinctive green badge, ‘I AM ORGANIC’, sets the organic range apart from Truefood’s conventional pantry lines and includes customer favourites such as gluten-free oats, chia and chick-peas, and mealie meal – a first for the SA market. These products are all certified organic, carrying the official stamp of BCS Oko, Europe’s leading certifier of organic foods. From farm to shelf they have been independently checked and approved according to EU organic standards (way stricter than American standards!)