Quinoa Flour

Smoothie Recipes with Quinoa Flour


About Quinoa Flour

Quinoa is a gluten free grain crop known for it’s edible seeds.  It originated in South America and has been consumed for over 3,000 years.  The Incas considered it a sacred crop and referred to it as the “mother of all grains”.  It is grown in high altitudes between 8,200 ft – 13,000 ft.  There are parts of Colorado where Quinoa is cultivated, although most Quinoa comes from South America (Peru and Boliva in particular).

Quinoa flour is just the Quinoa seeds milled into a flour.

We use Quinoa Flour as an ingredient in Smoothie Protein.

Nutrition Benefits of Quinoa Flour

Quinoa is considered a superfood due to its antioxidant properties.  It is also high in protein and contains all essential essential amino acids (referred to as being a “complete protein” or having a “complete amino acid profile).

Some research has also linked Quinoa to the following potential benefits: Breast cancer, diabetes / insulin resistance, anti-inflammation, and headaches.

Nutrition Facts

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Quinoa Flour scores well for 2 health goals

This ingredient was scored for various health goals Learn more.

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Fat Loss

Recipe Score:90

Learn why


Recipe Score:88

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The Research

Fat Loss: Score 90


Human: Quinoa may have appetite reducing activity.

Academic Review:

Breastfeeding: Score 88


Animal: Quinoa demonstrates promising nutritional qualities for infant nutrition.

Animal Studies:

How Our Scoring System Works

For each health goal, we assigned a score to each recipe and each ingredient. This helps you better understand the correlation that medical research is suggesting between foods and benefits to various health goals. Our scoring system is based on REAL RESEARCH published on pubmed.gov. This is a website that curates over 25 million different biomedical journals.



What we consider when creating your scores:

  • 1Type of Study (human, animal, lab, or academic review)
  • 2Amount of Research
  • 3What the Research Says
  • 4How much of the ingredient we use (for the recipes)
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