Is Quinoa Gluten Free?

When you first see quinoa or hear about it you may think that it is actually a “grain”. Some people may even refer to it as such, but rest assured it is not a grain. It is actually a plant seed and a relative of green leafy vegetables such as …

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How To Cook Quinoa

Before cooking this high protein seed, it is important to rinse it well. Rinsing removes the bitter resin-like coating, called saponin. Store-bought quinoa has been rinsed before packaging; however, it is still a good idea to go through this step just to make sure no saponin or residue lingers. To …

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