Organic Quinoa, 16oz (453g)
Organic Quinoa, 16oz (453g)
Organic Quinoa is a nutritious, low glycemic, whole-grain substitute for rice and is easy to prepare. It is a gluten free seed with mild nutty flavor from South America. It is a good source of complete vegetarian protein that provides all of the eight essential amino acids, along with dietary fiber, B vitamins and iron. Cooked quinoa is a delicious side dish that can also be used as breakfast cereal and blends well with vegetables, soups, stews and salads.
About this item
- 100% USDA Organic
- Naturally nutritious, fat free, sodium free & low in starch.
- Traditionally used in Ayurveda as it easy to digest and works well with many dishes.
- Try it in soups, stews, or mix with mung dal for khichadi.
100% Organic Quinoa
Made in a facility that handles dairy, sesame and tree nuts.
Organic Quinoa is packaged in the USA from foreign and domestic ingredients.
***Grains, beans and seeds are natural agriculture products. Despite use of modern agricultural equipment, it is not always possible to remove all foreign material. Sort and rinse before cooking***
Basic Cooking Directions
- Put water and quinoa in a sauce pot or rice cooker.
- Bring to a boil, stir once, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until quinoa is tender but slightly chewy and a spiral thread appears around the each grain.
- Fluff with a fork and serve.
Read all labels carefully. Please consult with your health care practitioner prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant or nursing, taking medications, or have a medical condition.
Keep out of the reach of children.
California customers click here for information on CA Proposition 65 compliance.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
California Customers: Proposition 65
(Also known as Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986)
The warnings placed on our product labels and invoices shipped to our customers in the State of California are to ensure compliance with CA Proposition 65 in order for us to maintain supplies to our customers in the State of California. It is also to demonstrate that we are in compliance with the law. We would like to assure you that we continue to offer our customers a very high quality products which are safe for use and consumption.
Our products offered under the brand ̀AyurBest ́ are made from all natural, dried and unprocessed whole herbs and spices, most certified organic. The chemicals of concern under the law are heavy metals, including lead as an element, that are naturally found in the soil, plant and water. We do not add any of these elements intentionally.
The requirement of a warning label is enforced by State of California for any product sold in the State that results in ingestion of more than 0.5 micrograms of lead in a day. This level of limit set forth by the State of California is thousand times lower than the level of exposure that has any known effect on humans or animals. All our herbs, spices and finished products are tested meeting internationally accepted safety standards.
Most of the herbs and spices contain very low levels of heavy metals which may require placement of a warning specified under the law. It is therefore that we have chosen to issue the specified warning under Proposition 65 on all products sold in the State of California so as to serve our customers with continuous access to the all-natural whole herb products.
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