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Product Review: Quinoa Gold

Uh oh. The Hydration Project is rearing its thirsty head again…

This time, in the form of a tall, cold glass of quinoa

Wait… what?! Quinoa? 

Yup. Quinoa. I love quinoa. It is a nutrient-packed supergrain, after all, and an easy way to add texture and nutty flavor to tons of dishes. I love it plain, with veggies, in place of rice, in breakfast porridges, and now, I love to drink it, too!

I tried Quinoa Gold on a whim when I found it in a local grocery store. I had never seen it before, and it was in my cart before you could say, “Mother of all Grains!”

I was afraid I’d be weirded out by the texture, but it wasn’t an issue at all. I can’t say it was comparable to anything I’d ever had before, but the bits of quinoa in the mix weren’t offputting. My husband compared it to some of the SOBE drinks. I thought it was completely unique, and maybe a little…slick? Definitely one you want to drink very, very cold.

What I love about Quinoa Gold:

  • 100% organic
  • contains complete proteins
  • low glycemic index
  • sweetened with organic agave nectar
  • provides sustained, caffeine-free energy!
  • I’ve even heard that quinoa increases a nursing moms milk supply! (Not sure how true that is…further investigation is in order…)

As a busy, breastfeeding mommy, I look at Quinoa Gold as a way to check hydration and organic nutrition off my list with ease, and I can drink it on the go. (And, for my vegan and gluten-free friends out there, it fits your needs, too!)

Learn more about the history and benefits of quinoa and Quinoa Gold here. Try Quinoa Gold in Dark Berry, Mango Passion and Pina Colada (Great flavors make great nutrition even better!)

 

*I received no compensation or product from Quinoa Gold. This review is my own opinion.

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Have you tried quinoa? What is your favorite way to enjoy it?

Would you try Quinoa Gold?

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