Health Benefits Of Cooking Quinoa Grain
Quinoa is a plant with its origins in the Andes of South America. It is an excellent source of nutrition for infants and children. Quinoa is 12% to 18% protein and four ounces a day, about 1/2-cup, will provide a child’ protein needs for one day. This grain like is a member of the “goose foot” family, which includes sugar beets and beet root. Quinoa is ready to harvest when the leaves have fallen, leaving just the dried seed heads.