One of the staple crops of the Andes region, quinoa, recently started to make waves on a global scale. Its worldwide following is thanks to its great taste and its highly nutritious properties. The unusually comprehensive supply of protein can be compared to grains like wheat and rice. Not to mention how it is also rich in amino acid lysine, iron, and other nutrients.
Quinoa’s popularity made it easy to find it in local stores nowadays. And, with easy access to this nutritious, versatile pseudo-grains, experimentations on how to turn it into a healthy snack became widespread, too. So much, so that puffed quinoa instantly rings a bell when you hear the word quinoa.