TruRoots Organic Quinoa Description
Per 1/4 Cup Dry
0g Sat Fat
3g Total Sugars
Non-Gmo Project Verified
Experience an abundance of delicious flavor with this ancient ingredient sourced from nature.
At Tru Roots, we believe in truly knowing the food you bring to the table. That's why we nurture strong relationships with farmers who share our commitment to sustainability and high quality organic foods---so you can have confidence your family is eating the truest of nature's goodness.
Boil - Bring 2 cups water or broth to boil in medium pot.
Cook - Stir in 1 cup quinoa. Cover ad simmer over low heat 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender and liquid is absorbed
Finish - Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.
Tip: Quinoa is cooked when each grain is translucent and white grain is visible.
Makes About 3 Cups
Do Not Eat Raw
Fully Cook Before Eating
*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.
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup Dry (44 g)
Servings per Container: Approx 21
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Fat||2.5 g||3%|
| Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
| Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||30 g||11%|
| Dietary Fiber||2 g||8%|
| Total Sugars||3 g|
| Includes 0g Added Sugars||0%|
|Vitamin D||0 mcg||0%|
Other Ingredients: Organic quinoa.
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Puffed Quinoa Bars with Coconut and Almond Butter
Your kids request those crispy, marshmallow-coated bars for snack time, but after a quick peek at the nutrition facts label, you’re unsurprisingly saying “no way!” You can’t deny the appeal of those fun, crackling treats, so instead of seeing their eager, excited faces turn to disappointment, surprise them with these homemade bars loaded with pop. With snappy puffed quinoa, shredded coconut, sweet maple syrup and almond butter, your little ones will be all smiles when they munch on these quinoa bars.
Makes 16 bars
3/4 cup Vitacost Quinoa
1 cup shredded coconut
2 cups almond flour
1/2 cup Vitacost Maple Syrup or Vitacost Organic Honey
1/2 cup Vitacost Almond Butter or SunButter Sunflower Butter
3 Tbsp. Vitacost Coconut Oil
2 Tbsp. Nutiva Coconut Oil with Buttery Flavor
1/2 tsp. Redmond Real Salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
- Heat saucepan over low heat. Add quinoa and shake pan to distribute heat and prevent burning for about 8-10 minutes or until quinoa is slightly toasted golden brown. Allow to cool fully before proceeding. Note: you may add about a teaspoon of coconut oil to pan for flavor and more even cooking.
- In a large bowl, combine all ingredients including cooled, puffed quinoa.
- Transfer ingredients to baking pan. Enjoy immediately or chill in fridge for 2 hours to set and slice for later.
Note: If desired, add 1/2 cup of Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips to batter.