quinoa

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  • Faithful to Nature Red Quinoa 650g

    N$167.00

    Red Quinoa

    Faithful to Nature Quinoa Red is gluten-free, protein-packed making it a staple of the vegan pantry, and a blessing for those with food allergies. This special pseudo-grain (actually a seed) comes from Peru, where it has been cultivated for centuries and prized for its nutritional benefits. High in protein, iron, fibre and B vitamins, Faithful to Nature Quinoa Red is essential for a balanced plant-based or gluten-free diet.

    • Wonderful alternative to rice
    • No additives or preservatives
    • Naturally gluten-free
    • An excellent plant-based protein source
    • High in B vitamins, a great source of energy
    • High in manganese, iron, calcium, magnesium & phosphorus
    • A good source of dietary fibre
    • Suitable for vegans and strict vegetarians

    Faithful to Nature’s pantry range is packed in eco-friendly bags/boxes. Their 100% recyclable paper bags/boxes are made using elemental chlorine-free bleach, raw material from sustainably managed forests, and strictly vegetable-based inks.

    Directions:

    Enjoy hot or cold. Rinse ½ a cup of quinoa, add to 1 cup of water & bring to the boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for approx. 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender.

    Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. After opening store in an airtight container.

     

  • Faithful to Nature White Quinoa 400g

    N$76.90

    White Quinoa

    Faithful to Nature Quinoa White is a tasty nutritional powerhouse, and an essential part of the gluten-free or vegan-friendly pantry. This precious Peruvian plant is the perfect gluten-free replacement for ordinary grains. It’s also loaded with protein, fibre and minerals, providing people on plant-based diets with valuable nutrients. Faithful to Nature Quinoa White is the perfect base for ultra-nourishing salads, stews and soups.

    • Great alternative to rice
    • Naturally gluten-free
    • An excellent plant-based protein source
    • High in B vitamins, a great source of sustained energy
    • High in manganese, iron, calcium, magnesium & phosphorus
    • A good source of dietary fibre
    • No additives or preservatives
    • Suitable for vegans and strict vegetarians

    Directions:

    • Enjoy hot or cold.
    • Rinse ½ a cup of quinoa, add to 1 cup of water & bring to the boil.
    • Reduce heat, cover and simmer for approx. 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender.

    Faithful to Nature’s pantry range is packed in eco-friendly bags/boxes. Their 100% recyclable paper bags/boxes are made using elemental chlorine-free bleach, raw material from sustainably managed forests, and strictly vegetable-based inks.

    Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. After opening store in an airtight container.

     

  • Good Life Organic Quinoa 450g

    N$181.10

    Organic Quinoa

    Certified organic, grown without the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilisers. Free of genetically modified organisms. Contains no fillers, additives or preservatives. Suitable for vegans.

  • Health Connection Wholefoods White Quinoa 500g

    N$106.00

    White Quinoa

    Quinoa is by its nature gluten-free, high in energy and a source of complete protein. This grain-like crop has a light, fluffy texture and a mild, slightly nutty flavour when cooked.

     

    Suggested use: Quinoa can be used as an alternative to rice or couscous. To cook: Bring 1/2 cup of quinoa to the boil with 1 cup of water / stock. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serves 4.

     

    Further information:

    Nutritional information:

    Single serving size =
    45g (approx. 2 tablespoons)

    Per 100g
    Per single serving
    % NRV* per serving

    Energy (kJ)
    1 539
    693

    Protein (g)
    14.1
    6.3

    11

    Glycaemic Carbohydrate (g)
    57
    26

    of which total sugars (g)
    4.9
    2.2

    Total fat (g)
    6.1
    2.8

    of which Saturated fat (g)
    0.7
    0.3

    Dietary fibre (g)
    7.0
    3.2

    Total Sodium (mg)
    5
    2

    Iron (mg)
    4.6
    2.1
    12

    Magnesium (mg)
    197
    88.7
    21

    Zinc (mg)
    3.1
    1.4
    9

    * Nutrient Reference Values for individuals 4 years and older

  • Truefood Organic White Quinoa 400g

    N$134.00

    Organic White Quinoa

    Truefood Organic White Quinoa is NON GMO, Gluten free and has a low glycaemic index (LOW-GI), this ancient grain is easy to digest, and contains all essential amino acids making it a complete protein and ideal for vegan and vegetarian diets.

    Considered to be a pseudo-cereal, Quinoa is not actually a grain but a seed that is rich in vitamins and minerals. White quinoa has the same high quality nutrition and earthy flavour as red quinoa, it is great for salads or as a healthy alternative to rice, that adds much needed nutrients to a meal

     

    White quinoa is

    • High in Iron an important component of haemoglobin that carries oxygen from our blood to our lungs
    • Rich in manganese that fights free radicals within the body and acts as an anti-oxidant
    • High in Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorus that are crucial for healthy bones and teeth
    • Rich in Protein that is crucial for many functions within the body
    • High in B vitamins that help to maintain energy levels throughout the day

     

    Suggested use: Rinse well before cooking. Mix ½ cup quinoa with 1 cup boiling water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 30 minutes or until tender.

    Cooking tip: 1 cup (250ml) raw quinoa makes 3 cups (750ml) cooked quinoa. One serving is usually ½ cup (125ml) cooked quinoa.