What Is Quinoa? Nutrition, Health Benefits, & How to Cook It
Quinoa is the tasty, nutty, and tiny seed of the quinoa plant. It’s rich in fiber and protein, easy to prepare, and delicious in a wide variety of dishes. Quinoa is low on the glycemic index, and a source of manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, and folate. And it’s gluten-free, to boot. But is this tiny pseudo-grain as healthy as people claim? Is it ethical and sustainable? And how do you cook it?