Natural Quinoa is a chemical-free grain that has a mild, nutty flavor. Works great in salads or rice dishes in place of rice. Natural Quinoa is gluten-free with a high protein content. Incan warriors valued quinoa for the energy and stamina it would give them. It can be cooked in a variety of dishes or ground into a flour to make breads. A healthy grain to add variety to your long-term food storage.
Shelf life estimates are based on industry studies from sources deemed reputable. Since Rainy Day Foods has no control over individual storage practices, they must disclaim any liability or warranty for particular results.
Shelf Life: Should be stored in cool dark place- optimum condition is 60 degrees or less- for longer storage. Storing properly in our enameled cans and Super pail buckets, product may store 20 years. Bulk products need to be repackaged for long term storage.
Packaged in a plant that handles milk, wheat, eggs, soy, and tree nut products.
Directions: Rinse quinoa several times by running fresh water over it in a pot and pouring through a strainer. Place 2 cups water and a pinch of salt in a saucepan and bring to a rapid boil. Add 1 cup quinoa, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until all of the water is absorbed (15-25 minutes). For a rich, nutty flavor, toast quinoa (with or without oil) in a skillet, stirring constantly, before adding to the water.