6 Impressive Health Benefits of Quinoa

You have seen them in the supermarket, you have seen them in restaurants and your favourite fitness icon can’t stop swooning over it. We are talking about Quinoa, a super food that has been gaining popularity in India rapidly. Available in red and white grains, Quinoa is cooked the same way as rice and is loaded with several health benefits. Quinoa stands tall and proud amongst all its grainy counterparts for its high quantum of proteins, monounsaturated fat, potassium, phosphorus, copper, zinc, vitamin E and B6, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, iron and magnesium….

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Aubergine, quinoa, feta and fresh herbs

Ingredients 2 aubergines 1 tbsp. olive oil 200 g. quinoa 2 tbsp. pine nuts 80 g. cherry tomatoes, chopped 1 tbsp. chopped chives 1 tbsp. chopped parsley 150 g. feta cheese Salt and pepper Directions Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas mark 6. Cut the aubergines lengthways into 1.5cm thick strips and lay on a baking tray. Sprinkle with salt and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse the aubergine slices well under cold water and pat dry. Lightly oil a couple of large baking trays and then lay the aubergine slices in rows….

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