An annual herbaceous plant grown for its edible seeds.
From quechua kinwa.
- Quinoa is a versatile and nutritious grain that is gluten-free.
- I like to add quinoa to my salads for extra protein and a nutty flavor.
- Quinoa is considered a complete protein, containing all the essential amino acids.
- I cook quinoa in a similar way to rice, by boiling it in water.
- Quinoa is a staple in many South American countries, particularly in the Andes.