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Living Now Certified Organic Quinoa Whole Grain

Living Now Certified Organic Quinoa Whole Grain

Item: NWF1129

  • Certified organic quinoa

  • Kosher

  • Similar to amaranth

16 oz (454 grams) Pkg

Retail $7.99
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  • Certified organic quinoa

  • Kosher

  • Similar to amaranth

NOW Foods Living Now Certified Organic Quinoa Whole Grain is certified organic and features only organic quinoa. Quinoa is a member of the Chenopodium family and is similar to amaranth. It was one of the staple grains for the ancient Incas, who called it "Mother Grain." It has been consumed for thousands of years and is one of the highest grain sources of protein.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 cup (46 g)

Servings Per Container about 10

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 170Calories from Fat 25  
Total Fat  2.5 g 4%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g  
Cholesterol  0 mg 0%
Sodium  0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate  30 g 10%
Dietary Fiber  3 g 12%
Sugars  0 g  
Protein  7 g 14%
Vitamin A   0%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   2%
Iron   10%

*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 65 grams 80 grams
Saturated Fat Less than 20 grams 25 grams
Cholesterol Less than 300 mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400 mg 2,400 mg
Total Carbohydrate   300 grams 375 grams
Dietary Fiber   25 grams 30 grams

Calories per gram:

  • Fat 9
  • Carbohydrate 4
  • Protein 4

Ingredients: Organic Whole Grain Quinoa.

Living Now™ Organic Quinoa is a good substitute for rice in recipes, and is often used in soups, stews, and casseroles.

A popular addition to many vegetarian recipes. Sprinkle on your favorite salad for extra flavor.

Additional preparation instructions listed on package.

Certified Organic by QAI.

Packaged in the USA.

  • Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
  • Made without gluten and major common allergens including wheat, nuts, soy, dairy, eggs, and shellfish.
  • Produced in a dedicated, allergy-friendly facility and is non-GMO with no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives.
  • Certified Gluten-Free

Shipping Weight

1.03 lbs

NOW Foods Living Now Certified Organic Quinoa Whole Grain Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 18 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good for the price Since quinoa is pretty expensive anywhere you go, I found that this site offers one of the best deals around. Good quality product, as expected. July 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good quinoa This quinoa has a good flavor and is organic, which is why I chose it. January 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Price for a delicious product If you like Quinoa you can't go wrong ordering this . Great price. Excellent quality December 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by QUALITY QUINOA Very good Quinoa. NOW Foods puts out good products. However, my critique would be for them to put directions and serving suggestions on their package. I know how to make Quinoa, and I enjoy it often, but it is a new culinary experience for a lot of people, so directions and serving suggestions would prove to be helpful for many. Basically, as nourishing and healthful as Quinoa is - - - high in complete protein, gluten free, actually a seed and not a grain - - - it is bland. This is both the bad news and the good news. Bad news, because if one doesn't jazz up the preparation, it is, well. . . . bland. Good news, because if one is creative in the kitchen, Quinoa's straight forward, plain / bland taste lends itself to being jazzed up very nicely. I like how Quinoa cooks quickly, in just 12 to 15 minutes. Very easy and convenient. I use at least 2 cups of water, or a little more, to prepare 1 cup of dry Quinoa. This is roughly double the water specified in the normal directions. However, I dice up some red onion, a Jallapeno or other pepper, 4 or 5 baby carrots, a few garlic cloves (or I toss in a Tblsp of minced fresh Garlic), --- I add 2 oz. of Apple Cider Vinegar, season with lots of Sea Salt, Fresh Coarse-Ground Black Pepper, Oregano, Celery Seed, Thyme, plus perhaps a dash of Cumin, bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for around 15 minutes. I might also add a cup or so of frozen organic corn, and/or peas, and/or some beans (generally black or garbanzo), and of course dried Basil, Fennel Seeds, and/or Coriander add their own personalities. Add whatever you like. Be creative. Have fun with it. For example, dried red pepper flakes add zip, and currants or dried cranberries can be interesting, too. There are really no limitations to Quinoa. Works for me. December 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fast Snack I like to make this in bulk then nosh all week as breakfast (warmed up); on a salad, in soup, or where I would normally use white rice. What I like is that this is nutritionally dense especially with protein. I do end up soaking and rinsing this item when I have time, otherwise, I'm boiling and draining and boiling and draining the bitterness out (the coating). Great product and I'll keep this on automatic shipments. December 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quality Quinoa Product I was pleased with the high quality and freshness of this quinoa. I added it to a frittata, which made a filling, flavorful meal. The quinoa was also wonderful as the main ingredient in a salad. The order arrived quickly and in good order. December 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Healthy I love this non-gmo quinoa. I made a quinoa salad for a covered dish dinner for my gluten free friends and they loved it. October 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by great quinoa This is a great product!! Healthy & great tasting! August 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Quality This quinoa is a must order. NOW foods has proven itself to be a great brand. June 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good stuff This Quinoa is delicious but I like the texture better if mixed with brown or wild rice. June 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by I really like this Quinoa a lot and use it often April 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Healthy addition to any diet Love quinoa. We usually make it in chicken broth and then add some healthy fish or chicken on top along with a nice helping of veggies. Quinoa is extremely versatile and healthy as it is gluten free and provides plenty of protein, fiber and omega 3's. I'll even grind it up and use the flour for my protein waffles. The only pain is having to rinse it off before cooking it, but otherwise it is a great addition to any meal. March 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by great addition to stews and soups when I first tried quinoa (tears ago) as a side dish I thought it was awful!!! however, it was rather expensive and I didn't want to just throw the money down the drain, so i got creative and added it to soups and stews to get it used up - however the resuts were so good that now I buy it specifically to add to such meals!!! February 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quinoa I use Quinoa instead of oatmeal for a hot cereal. I put spray butter and Splenda on it and it keeps me regular and gives me a complete protein. It's an excellent food source and easy to make. February 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great starch alternative I love quinoa. It's a fantastic alternative to rice - which I've been trying to avoid lately. Quinoa's really bland if you don't do anything to it, but a little garlic and red pepper flakes sauteed and mixed with the quinoa prior to cooking makes a huge difference. Delicious and healthy. This is the cheapest organic quinoa I've seen per unit price. Swanson does it again. Love this stuff - give it a try. November 22, 2012
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