Spinach "Bacon" Quinoa Bowl
organic ingredients: quinoa (gently steamed), spinach, kale, portobello mushroom, dates.
coconut bacon*: coconut, tamari, maple syrup, liquid smoke, grapeseed oil, spices.
balsamic vinaigrette: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, himalayan salt, black pepper, lemon juice.
Perhaps the most striking health benefit provided by quinoa is its overall nutrient richness. When the nutrient composition of this food is analyzed in depth, the results are unusual. While quinoa can be eaten in the same way as a grain, or ground into flour like is so commonly done with grains, it is high in protein and gluten-free, unlike grains.