BUYING HEALTHY AT COSTCO Part 2 – 4lbs of Organic truRoots Quinoa

4lbs of Organic truRoots Quinoa from Costco

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What is Quinoa?

Where does it come from?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quinoa

When I saw my local Costco carried this large of a bag of Quinoa I was in heaven. Let me tell you why, I use this stuff all the time. It’s fluffy, tasty and quick!  It’s great for those nights when you don’t feel like cooking that big extravagant meal. Want to eat well but need to make it quick? There are all kinds of quick one dish dinners, eat it hot or cold, I recently just made my son’s chocolate birthday cake with quinoa too! How cool is that?! And let me not forget to say it was a hit! an absolute hit, no one had a clue and everyone at the party thought it was a delish cake! (I hope to share photos and the recipe in a later blog post, so look out for that.)

Why Quinoa rocks my socks:

  • Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat.

  • Quinoa contains almost twice as much fiber as most other grains.

  • Quinoa contains Iron.

  • Quinoa contains lysine.

  • Quinoa is rich in magnesium.

  • Quinoa is high in Riboflavin (B2).

  • Quinoa has a high content of manganese.

Forbes even called it the “The Supergrain Of The Future”

 

If you have a great recipe to share on how you make Quinoa at home, submit it I would love to give it a try.

 

For more other posts on buying healthy at Costco:

BUYING HEALTHY AT COSTCO Part 1 – 3lbs of Organic Dole Bananas