Gluten-Free Property: Quinoa is naturally gluten free. Quinoa, contrary to popular belief, is not a grain. Rather, Quinoa is a seed that is native to the highlands of Peru and Bolivia. A single cup of quinoa contains eight grams of protein. Because of this, quinoa is the best source of protein for vegetarians. Quinoa is also contains essential amino acids that the body cannot produce itself.
How to Consume: Quinoa can be consumed in different ways. It can be made into a quinoa pilaf that can be roasted with vegetables. Quinoa can also use as an addition for stuffed peppers. It can also be added in smoothies.