The white quinoa is a type of seed that has an orangish hue and tastes slightly nutty. White Quinoa seeds come from the Andean region's sunflower family and is a healthy, low-fat alternative to rice. The grains are often used to make dishes like cereal bars for athletes because they're high in protein, fiber, vitamins B & E as well as magnesium. It has more protein and fiber than its darker counterpart, but it still maintains that light flavor which so many people have come to love!
Flavor profile: nutty, earthy
Used in: an alternative to rice in all rice dishes
Health benefits: Can improve blood sugar and aid in weight loss!