(Chenopodium) These hardy annuals or perennials may be grown for decoration and some kinds are vegetables. They come from various parts of the world such as Europe and China and are naturalized in America.â€¦
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An ancient pearl-like grain from the Andes, rich in protein, lysine, calcium, and iron. Cooked like rice but requires less time and expands to four times its original volume. Delicate flavor similar to couscous. Used as a main dish, side dish, or addition to soups, salads or puddings. Available in most health food stores.
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(Vegetarian) This is the grain of the future. It was the staple food of the Inca Empire, reffered to as the Mother Grain and revered as sacred. Quinoa provides all the amino acids, including lysine a scarce amino acid in vegetables and methionine and cystine in an almost perfect profile! These are especially important for vegetarians because most p
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The seeds of a kind of goosewort ( Chenopodium Quinoa
), used in Chili and Peru for making porridge or cakes; also, food thus made.
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The seeds of a kind of goosewort (Chenopodium Quinoa), used in Chili and Peru for making porridge or cakes; also, food thus made. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) The seeds of a kind of goosewort (Chenopodium Quinoa), used in Chili and Peru for making porridge or cakes; also, food thus made.
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(from the article `Ancient Grains`) Amaranth, extolled as an elixir by the Aztecs, showed up in European and North American cereals, breads, and crackers, and quinoa, a staple of the ... ...Wild camelids were hunted as early as 10,000 ; by 7500–6000 llama and alpaca remains are so common in archaeological sites that they had...
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==Overview== Derived from the Spanish spelling of the Quechua name kinwa or occasionally "Qin-wah", Quinoa originated in the Andean region of Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, where it was successfully domesticated 3,000 to 4,000 years ago for human consumption, though archeological evidence shows a non-domesticated association with pastoral ..
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quinoa (kēnwä') , tall annual herb (Chenopodium quinoa) of the family Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot family), whose seeds have provided a staple food for peoples of the higher Andes since pre-Columbian times. The plant resembles the related lamb's-quarters of North America; its seeds are t...
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A highly nutritious grain originally from the Andes, now cultivated elsewhere.
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Quinoa is an album released in 1992 by the German band Tangerine Dream. It was released as a limited edition of 1000 copies. The CD featured one single composition "Quinoa" of 28 minutes. ==Background== Quinoa was sent out as a special gift to members of the now defunct official TD International Fan Club. All the remaining copies of
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Pronounced (KEEN-wah). A natural whole grain grown in South America. Originally used by the Incas some 5000 years ago, it can be substituted for rice in most recipes. It is a unique grain in that it serves as a complete protein containing essential amino acids.
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