Gluten free foods are less in number and this is the reason that the people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease have very fewer choices. However, nowadays health food brands like True elements have come up with many different options for such people. Red quinoa is one such option which is a pseudo whole grain because although it is cooked like a whole grain it is actually the seed of the relative of beet. There are many different colors of Quinoa but black, red and white quinoa are the most common. Benefits of Red Quinoa: Helps in regulating blood sugar levels while the lysine in it helps in the repair of tissues and cells. It also has a high content of protein and fiber which delays gastric emptying and helps keep you feeling fuller. It can provide you with 10% of the daily requirement of iron. It is low in fat and contains only unsaturated fats which help in keeping cholesterol low along with maintaining cardiac health. It is also gluten-free and is suitable for people with celiac disease and gluten intolerance.
Ingredients : Red Quinoa Grains
How To Use : It can be used as a breakfast cereal although it is not a grain but a seed, it can also be used to make muffins and cookies.