Quinoa, White

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  • Description

    The Incas, who held the crop to be sacred, referred to quinoa as chisaya mama or 'mother of all grains'

    • Days to Sprout 2-3 days
    • Soak Time 4-8 hours
    • Yield 1 tbsp dry seed yields 1/2 cup of sprouts
    • Storage Our seeds should sprout well for a year after you purchase them, if stored in a cool dry place. If you'd like to extend the germination life of your seeds, store them in the fridge. If you store your seeds in the freezer, they'll last even longer!
  • Nutritional Information

    Contains protein, vitamins A, B6, E, calcium, iron, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, and potassium. Not only is quinoa high in protein, but the protein it supplies is complete protein, meaning that it includes all nine essential amino acids. Quinoa's amino acid profile well balanced, making it a good choice for vegans concerned about adequate protein intake, but quinoa is especially well-endowed with the amino acid lysine, which is essential for tissue growth and repair. (Source: whfoods.com)

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  • Sprouting Directions

  • Canada Organic
  • USDA Organic
  • Non-GMO

Review Snapshot

Average Customer Rating (based on 1 reviews)

Customers most agreed on the following:

  • Pros: The Appearance (1),
  • Best uses: In a Salad (1),
  • Describe Yourself: DIY`er (1)

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  • By: shadow Verified Buyer from Corona, NY US on May 3, 2016
  • Pros: The Appearance
  • Cons: Not all sprouts came out.
  • Best uses: In a Salad
  • Describe Yourself: DIY`er

I am satisfied with the sprouting, although it was expensive to get it in New York. But I need to mention that about only 70% of seeds sprouted, 30% did not. I believe, this point has to be improved, so that at least 90% seeds could show sprouts.

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