Breakfast Quinoa

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Organic quinoa (keen-wah) is a cupboard staple in the Murphy household. This grain-like plant-based protein originally hails from South America. With a nutty and fluffy texture and taste, quinoa is a powerhouse of nutritional goodness, supplying the body with much needed calcium, B vitamins, and potassium. Quinoa comes from the seed of a leafy green plant that is related to spinach and is considered a complete protein source because it contains all of the essential amino acids.  It can be used like a grain in a variety of dishes (similar to rice or couscous).

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