anyone ever try Quinoa? (keen-wah) - grain with full protein and omega 3's

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  1. velamint

    velamint Yesterday I woke up sucking a lemon

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quinoa

    Quinoa/1/2 cup dry

    Calories 318
    Total fat (g) 4.9
    Saturated fat (g) 0.5
    Monounsaturated fat (g) 1.3
    Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2
    Dietary fiber (g) 5
    Protein (g) 11
    Carbohydrate (g) 59
    Cholesterol (mg) 0
    Sodium (mg) 18
    Riboflavin (mg) 0.3
    Vitamin E (mg) 4.1
    Copper (mg) 0.7
    Iron (mg) 7.9
    Magnesium (mg) 179
    Manganese (mg) 1.9
    Phosphorus (mg) 349
    Potassium (mg) 629
    Zinc (mg) 2.8
     
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    Yeah. My gf and her sister likes to eat that stuff.
     
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    velamint Yesterday I woke up sucking a lemon

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    any good (tasting)?
     
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    I actually like it better than rice. Though it may sound weird, thanks to the influence of my gf I like to add mayo to it.
     
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    sweetcheeks Patron Saint of Quality Footwear

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    I picked up a box of multigrain cereal with quinoa in it. I liked it.
     
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    ST33LR4T New Member

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    all the time.
     
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    ACURA TL-S OT Supporter

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    I don't know about you, but I like to get 60g of protein or so out of 500 calories, at least when cutting.
     
  8. Mike4831

    Mike4831 “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’l

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    Me too.
     
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