We call quinoa (KEEN-WA) a grain but is actually a seed that has a mild, slightly nutty flavor. It is cooked similar to rice. It is light and fluffy like couscous or rice. Since it is mild, it can be an alternative to rice in recipes. Nutritionally, it is an excellent choice to incorporate into your meals. It's also gluten-free.
In 1/4 cup dry uncooked quinoa we have:
7 grams protein
3 grams fiber
It also has
My bag says 1 cup dry will yield 4 cups cooked.
It really is sooo good for you. You ought to give it a try!