Quinoa is a grain that is akaline & is a slow release food. Being alkaline it will not upset your stomach. Some people eat it for breakfast as a cereal, but there are many other uses: salads, to thicken a stir-fry, an option to rice, potatoes, or pasta. I have used it with tuna, steamed it with a pork roast, & mixed it into a bean salad. It is called a complete protein food & good for weight loss as a little will keep you satisfied for a long while. A little pricey but goes a long way.
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I saw CocoMama Quinoa ready to eat cereal at Whole Foods and was excited to give it a try. I'm not a huge fan of Quinoa but the flavors, Cinnamon Banana and Wild Blueberry sounded sooo good. Tried it...not so much. The cereal is overly sweet and the sweetness does nothing to mask the bitterness of the Quinoa. If you like Quinoa then you may like this, but it's not for me.
Wild Blueberry Flavor ingredients: Water, wild blueberries, coconut cream, organic quinoa, pure maple syrup, lemon juice, sea salt, cinnamon. 220 cal, 8g fat, 6g sat, Sod 180mg, Carbs 31g, Fiber 2g; Sugars 13g, Protein 4g.
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