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Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes Gluten Free Organic

12 oz Box

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USDA organic. Gluten free. For hot cereal and much more! Certified organic by quality assurance international (QAI). The Quinoa Story: The Inca called this grain quinoa, or the mother grain in their language. So important was quinoa to their diet that the mighty Inca King planted the first row of quinoa each year with a solid gold spade. Grown in the mighty Andes Mountains of South America, Quinoa dates back over 5,000 years. This tiny seed, no bigger than a mustard seed once fed an ancient civilization stretching from the seacoast of Chile to the snow-capped peaks of the Peruvian Andes, the vast Inca Empire. Now you too can enjoy the goodness of quinoa in an instant with quick and easy Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes! Get a nutritious start any time of the day with this great tasting hot cereal! Ready in 90 seconds, Quinoa flakes are smooth and delicious alone or topped with your favorite sweetener, cinnamon or fruit. Made from 100% organically grown quinoa, Quinoa Flakes are a great source of balanced protein and important minerals like calcium and iron. Quinoa Flakes are great for people who want energy on the go! Quinoa's easy digestibility is also an added bonus for children and those on restricted diets! Excellent for use in wheat-free and gluten-free diets! Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes also make an ideal baking ingredient! Simply exchange a portion of quinoa flakes for flour in your favorite recipes for a delicious and nutritious change! What is Quinoa? Quinoa stands alone as a complete protein grain. It supplies all the essential amino acids in a balanced pattern. Here is a nutritional analysis of quinoa compared with other grains, and an amino acid breakdown of quinoa, wheat and soy compared to the ideal reference pattern for evaluating protein as compiled by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. Nutritional Analysis Comparisons: Quinoa: Water: 11.4, Protein: 16.2, Fat: 6.9, Carb: 63.9, Fiber: 3.5, Ash: 3.3. Essential amino acid pattern (g/16g N) of Quinoa compared to wheat, soy and FAO reference pattern for evaluating proteins. Quinoa: Isoleucine: 4.0, Leucine: 6.8, Lysine: 5.1, Phenylalanine: 4.6, Tyrosine: 3.8, Cystine: 2.4, Methionine: 2.2, Threonine: 3.7, Tryptophan: 1.2, Valine: 4.8. Comparative mineral values of selected cereals per 100 grams of weight. Quinoa: Calcium, mg. 141.0, Phosphorus, mg. 449.0, Iron, mg. 6.6. Easy Cooking Hot Cereal: Servings: 1; Water (For thicker cereal use less water, for thinner cereal use more water): 1 cup; Salt (optional): dash; Quinoa Flakes: 1/3 cup. Servings: 2; Water (For thicker cereal use less water, for thinner cereal use more water): 2 cups; Salt (optional): 1/8 tsp; Quinoa Flakes: 2/3 cup. Servings: 4; Water (For thicker cereal use less water, for thinner cereal use more water): 3 1/2 cups; Salt (optional): 1/4 tsp; Quinoa Flakes: 1 1/3 cups. Range top: Add Quinoa Flakes and salt (if desired) to rapidly boiling water. Return to boil and cook for 90 seconds, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and allow to cool (cereal will thicken slightly). Microwave: Combine flakes, salt (if desired) and water in a microwave safe bowl twice the volume of serving size being prepared. Microwave High for 2-2 1/2 minutes for 1 serving, 4-4 1/2 minutes for 2 servings, 6-6 1/2 minutes for 4 servings, or until cereal begins to thicken. Stir well before serving. Warnings: Processed in a facility that also handles wheat and soy under allergen control procedures. Manufacturer: Quinoa Corporation Address: PO Box 279 Gardena, CA 90248

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 0.33 CUP DRY

Servings Per Container: 10


Amount Per Serving
Calories 131
Calories from Fat 20


% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Total Carbohydrate 23mg 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g  


Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Calcium 8%

Percent daily value reflects "as packaged" food.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
  Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
300g 375g
  Dietary Fiber 25g 30g


Organic Quinoa.

    Additional Information

    • Organic
    • Gluten-Free
    • Dairy-Free
    • Egg-Free
    • Peanut-Free

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Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes Gluten Free Organic