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NOW Foods Livingnow™ Organic Quinoa Whole Grain -- 16 oz


NOW Foods Livingnow™ Organic Quinoa Whole Grain
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NOW Foods Livingnow™ Organic Quinoa Whole Grain -- 16 oz

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NOW Foods Livingnow™ Organic Quinoa Whole Grain Description

  • Purely Gluten Free
  • Organic ancient grain that makes a great substitute for rice.
  • Good source of protein and fiber
  • Always Made Without Dairy, Wheat, Soy, Nuts, Eggs
  • Produced in a dedicated gluten-free, allergy-friendly facility.
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian / Vegan

Living Now™ Organic Quinoa is a good substitute for rice in recipes, and is often used in soups, stews, and casseroles. It has a mild, delicate flavor that's slightly nutty, making it a popular addition to many vegetarian recipes. Sprinkle on your favorite salad for an extra burst of flavor and nutrition!


Directions

**Note for 1 cup of Quinoa you will need 2 cups of water or stock

  1. Place Quinoa in a mesh strainer and rinse under cold water.
  2. Place water or stock into a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Add Quinoa and turn heat on low.
  4. Cover the pot and allow for the Quinoa to cook for a minimum of 15 minutes or when the liquid is absorbed.
  5. When Quinoa is ready, remove from saucepan and fluff with fork.
  6. Serve and enjoy!
Free Of
Gluten, GMOs, dairy, wheat, soy, nuts or eggs.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (46 g)
Servings per Container: About 10
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories170
   Calories from Fat25
Total Fat2.5 g4%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium0 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate30 g10%
   Dietary Fiber3 g12%
   Sugars0 g
Protein7 g14%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium2%
Iron10%
Other Ingredients: Organic whole grain quinoa.
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Quinoa and Veggie Stuffed Bell Peppers

  • 1 cup quinoa (rinsed and drained)
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 bell peppers (halved and seeded)
  • 1 zucchini (chopped)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. olive oil (plus additional for drizzling)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 cup crumbled goat cheese (mozzarella or vegan cheese)
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In medium pot, cook quinoa with stock according to package directions.
  3. Meanwhile, sprinkle peppers with salt and pepper. Arrange on baking sheet and roast cut side down until skin begins to char, about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and reduce temperature to 375 degrees F.
  4. While peppers roast, heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion, zucchini, garlic and Italian seasoning. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, 10-12 minutes. Add quinoa. Sprinkle with parsley and stir to combine.
  5. Fill peppers evenly with quinoa mixture. Drizzle with oil as desired. Heat in the oven until warmed through. Served topped with cheese.

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