Nutrition information per serving: 234 calories; 8 g fat; 13.4 mg cholesterol; 380 mg sodium; 31.4 g carbohydrates; 8.3 g fiber; 11 g protein
Pre-cook Quinoa. Quinoa contains an outer coating of saponin that is very bitter, so you must rinse it several times before using it. Use a fine colander and rinse under cold water. It is also helpful to buy pre-rinsed quinoa for convenience.