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Ancient Harvest Quinoa Inca Red Organic -- 12 oz

Pre-Washed / No Rinsing. Cooks in 15 Minutes. Heirloom Variety. Wheat & Gluten Fre. USDA Organic. A New Quinoa with Ancient Roots. Twenty years ago the Quinoa Corporation re-introduced the grain Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wa) to the world. This important grain has ancient origins dating back over five thousand years to the vast and mighty Inca civilization of South America. Today we are pleased to introduce another ancient variety - Inca Red Quinoa. Working with local indigenous farming communities in the altiplano highlands of the Andes mountains the Quinoa Corporation has "re-discovered" and helped recover this ancient and almost extinct Pasankalla variety of red Quinoa. With its impressive red burgandy coloring; its unique appearance and texture; and its marvelous flavor Inca Red Quinoa will become a welcome addition in modern kitchens around the world. Quinoa was so important to the Inca culture they referred to it as the Mother Grain.  . Quinoa contains more high quality protein than any other grain. The National Academy of Sciences calls it one of the best sources of protein in the vegetable kingdom. Quinoa stands alone as a complete protein grain. It provides all the essential amino acids in a balanced pattern close to the ideal set by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Quinoa contains no gluten. This makes quinoa the perfect food for people who follow a wheat free/gluten free diet. Quinoa is light tasty and easy to digest. This delicate grain is much less filling than most other grains and pasta and has a delicious nutty flavor all its own. Quinoa is quick and easy to prepare. Perfect for today's active lifestyle quinoa can be served as a side dish; in soups; in salads; as a pilaf; even as a nutritious breakfast cereal. Country of origin: Bolivia and Peru.
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4 out of 4(100%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Ancient Harvest Quinoa Inca Red Organic -- 12 oz
Review 1 for Ancient Harvest Quinoa Inca Red Organic -- 12 oz
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4 / 5
Robert1
fromNew York City
Age:45-54
Gender:Male
underrated grain
 June 8, 2013
"This grain is an excellent alternative to rice. It's easy to prepare and tastes great, especially when cooked with low-salt bouillon."
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Review 2 for Ancient Harvest Quinoa Inca Red Organic -- 12 oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
ketchmeifyoucan
fromSouth Carolina
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Adds Color to Foods
 May 9, 2013
"I can't taste much difference between the red quinoa and regular white, but either a mix of both colors or the red alone really jazz up whatever you are serving. I have added it to stew and also used it beneath baked chicken breasts and the plate really pops. Add something green and you have a masterpiece! I love the nutty flavor and texture of quinoa added to almost anything."
+2points
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Review 3 for Ancient Harvest Quinoa Inca Red Organic -- 12 oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
FuzzyBunny
fromSeattle, WA
Age:55-64
Gender:Male
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Other
Reason for usage:Promote overall health
Duration of use:Over 180 days
Ancient Harvest Inca Red Quinoa
 June 23, 2010
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"Love it!
The taste is mild and slightly nutty. Cook it just like rice. Then either serve it as a side dish or mix it with other vegetables such as beans. Much healthier for you than starches such as rice!
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Review 4 for Ancient Harvest Quinoa Inca Red Organic -- 12 oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
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Quality:
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Effectiveness:
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FromHouston
fromHouston, TX
Age:25-34
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Family Member
Reason for usage:Promote overall health
Duration of use:Over 180 days
Just Try IT!
 January 6, 2010
"You'll be so surprised by this amazing grain. After you look at it's specs per serving you'll see nothing but great things. High in fiber, high in protein, low in fat, and easy to digest. This is great for vegetarians and for Blood Type A's. Enjoy!"
+2points
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