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This fruit native to Peru is high in vitamin C, it grew to about silvestremente years ago, now is becoming known in other countries of America and Europe … Inka Millenium   A National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA) of Brazil reveals the effect of camu-camu fruit in reducing fat and …

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Reasons for consuming quinoa or quinoa

 

 

 

 

 

These are some of the reasons why we integrate our daily eating this grain of gold ….

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Quinua Roja

 

Quinoa or quinoa is one of the most whole grains and one of the food that contains as many nutrients to the body. Although its use has become popular in recent years, it is produced from old timpos mainly in Bolivia and Perú, but also in Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina and Chile.
Celebrities like Jennifer Aniston have proclaimed lovers of the food to which they have considered a “super food” like blueberries and salmon, to name a few.

Then we’ll say some of the benefits of this food so that you will be encouraged to include in your diet.

It contains iron, which is very useful to keep our healthy red blood cells. Iron is also recommended because it improves oxygenation to the brain and increases brain functions.

It is rich in magnesium which helps relax blood vessels, thus helping relieve headaches and migraines. One of the advantages of magnesium-rich foods is that yuda to reduce levels of blood sugar and keep them controlled. Another benefit is that magnesium helps detoxify increases energy production and regulates body temperature.

Quinoa also contains high levels of manganese, an antioxidant that helps prevent damage to the mitochondria for energy production and to protect red blood cells from free radicals.

It contains almost twice the fiber than any other grain. The fiber is ideal for improving metabolism, and avoid constipation. Fiber also helps reduce cholesterol levels, the risk of developing hemorrhoids and even is helpful for weight loss.

It is one of the richest in protein and contains all nine essential amino acids: histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan and valine.

 

Source: www.vidayestilo.terra.com.ar

Quinoa Stew with Anchovy

Quinoa Stew with Anchovy

Andean grains contribute to the growth and development of
our children.

 

Ingredients:

1 ¾ cup quinoa.
½ kg anchovy.
¼ cup vegetable oil.
½ pcs. medium onion.
½ pcs. medium tomato.
2 thin slices of cheese.
1 pc of medium potato.
¼ cup of flour.
1 piece of lemon.
¼ cup bread crumbs.
½ cup peas.
Garlic, chili pepper, pepper, iodized salt, cilantro.

Preparation:

1. Rinse quinoa well and cook
2. Make a dressing with onions, garlic and chili pepper until golden. Season with salt and pepper. Add chopped tomatoes and cook.
3. Pour dressing and potatoes chopped into pieces quinoa, stir and let it take point.
4. Remove from heat and pour the chopped cheese.
5. Bathe anchovies with lemon juice, season with salt and pepper, pass flour and breadcrumbs. Fry in oil over low heat.
6. Serve quinoa with pieces of fried anchovies with peas and add chopped cilantro.

Nutritional content per serving:

  • Calories: 761 Kcal.
  • Protein: 35.8 g
  • Iron: 10.4 mg
  • Retinol: 30.4ug
  • Zinc: 3.9 mg

Source: National Institute of Health

 

 

Quinoa Recipe Tapada

New highly nutritious quinoa recipe !!!

INGREDIENTS

2 ½ cup quinoa.
2 cloves of garlic.
1 tablespoon oil.
½ kg beef.
1 medium onion.
1 tablespoon red pepper sauce.
2 eggs and 2 tablespoons raisins.
8 olives and parsley leaves.
2 tomatoes, 1 lemon.
Salt.

PREPARATION

Parboiled quinoa. Prepare a dressing with oil and crushed garlic. When browned add the boiled quinoa, water and salt. Cook for ten minutes.

Let stand. Fry the garlic, crushed chili pepper, onion and ground beef cubes.

Add water as you have little juice added raisins, olives and parsley.

Simmer ten minutes. To serve a mold coated with oil, half filled with quinoa, place the filling and cover with quinoa, press well and unmold. Serve.

Recipe of the National Institute of Health.

Quinoa Cakes and remoulade sauce

Croquetas de Quinua

 

Ingredients

For the croquettes

350 gr of bacon
200 g flour
150 g butter
50 g parmesan
125 g of onion
125 gr pore
125 gr of cream
2 g Pepper
5 g salt
100g of cooked Quinoa
120g egg
100 gr of flour for breading
100 gr of panko

For the sauce remolade

120 gr mayonnaise
20 g of tomato concassé
10g sugar
10 gr of capers
10g coriander
10 gr shallot
10 ml lemon
4 g of spice
10 ml lime juice
5 ml of tabasco
10 gr of sour ceam

Preparation

For the croquettes

Cook the quinoa in boiling water for 10 minutes in cold reserve. Chop the onion, leeks and bacon. In a saucepan heat the butter with a drizzle of olive oil to prevent burning and fry the previous hash until done. Pour the flour with a hand cream just leche.Incorporar of the remainder to prevent drying.

In a bowl mix the cream with cream and grated Parmesan previously until well blended. Arm croquettes 35 grams each and empanizarlas with flour, egg and panco. Fry in abundant oil.

 

For the sauce

Chop vegetables in minibrunoise, mix all ingredients and correct seasoning. Eat with the croquettes.

Source: Hello Magazine Peru

 

 

2015 Trends in packaging pouches coffee capsules and maximum sustainability

In these times where innovation and technology is developing rapidly, we can now take benefit of end users and sustainability as well explained in the accompanying article.
We since 2013 we use this type of packanging in our products …
Innovation in packaging is the order of the day on food and drinks. Get a nicer, more sustainable and practical product is an ongoing challenge. As part of this trend include innovations and major releases into 3 main categories: pouches, coffee capsules and sustainable packaging; Lu Ann Williams stressed as Director of Innovation Innova Market Insights in its report on the “Keys of innovative packaging in 2015”.


packaging 2015

 

1) Pouches
The exponential growth in the number of packaging for food and beverages packaged in “pouch bag” in Europe has grown rapidly since 2010. In past figures increased to 2.5% in 2010 of new products in pouch to 4.0% in 2014 .
An important feature of the format in this category is its easy-open, located in one corner facilitating the way to serve the product. The package also allows more room for innovation in product presentation and to give more information.
The three product groups with older releases are:
Pet Food 20%
Food for babies 11%
Snacks and light meals 10%
Pets
In 2014 20% of new pet food products were packaged in pouches, This is 11% more than in 2010. In fact pouch format in 2014 became the number one type of packaging for pet food.
You Drink
As for baby food new releases pouch format increased from 5.2% in 2010 to 15.8% in 2014. These releases pureed fruits and vegetables and pouches that can be heated in microwave are included.
Snacks and light meals
In 2014 58% of new type products snacks seeds and nuts were packed in pouch. Paando in 2010 from 4.6% to 8.1% in 2014. Its easy to reseal the package and manter the original product freshness is one of the criteria by which we have chosen this type of package.

Tendencias en packaging 2015  pouches  cápsulas de café y máxima sostenibilidad

Refreshing Drinks
Other interesting examples of innovation is in sparkling beverages. In the picture we see three products: Belgium, Holland and Austria.
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2015 Trends in packaging pouches coffee capsules and maximum sustainability

 

 

2) Coffee capsules
The number of capsules from Europe has grown exponentially. In 2010 releases were located by 2.3% and in 2014 reached 21.8%.
Nestlé launched between 2010 and 2014 17% of the coffee capsules market.
The number of patents coffee capsules peaked in 2012. Another key point has been the popularity of providing consumers greener capsules or solutions to recycle more and better materials. By ejemploo the ECC (Ethical Coffee Company) launched biodegradable capsules. Meanwhile Nespresso in turn promoted a program for the collection and recilcado of their capsules. Turn a joint project between BASF, Sappi and Innovia created an ecological solution also fully biodegradable capsules.
3) Sustainable Packaging
Sustainability is at the foot of innovation and is becoming a value that often stands out more than the product. Here are three important examples of sustainable packaging: Valio, a container of Tetra Pak made with 100% renewable materials (Finland), Castor Sugar Daddy in its packaging which highlights its ecological character as it is made with 90% plant material (France) and Odwalla smoothie whose packaging is created with 100% renewable material and is recyclable.
2015 Trends in packaging pouches coffee capsules and maximum sustainability
Source: clubdarwin.net

 

 

10 Benefits of Chia

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  Surely you have recommended chia add to your water or your smoothies, but do you really know what you benefit? Here we say. This ancestral seed was one of the favorites for the Aztecs and Mayans for their great advantages when using it in your meals to have traveled …

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Choco Quinoa

CHOCO QUINUA

 

 Ingredients:

4 bars:

  • 1.5 cups of quinoa
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 25 grams of chocolate

You must wash 3 times quinoa with water by stirring well to remove saponin exterior (it is bitter and can be toxic in excess). Then place it in a pan over medium heat for toasted, about 15 minutes. Subsequently, outside the fire you add the hot honey and peanut butter. Pour the mixture into a tupperware lined with foil and sprinkle with melted chocolate. You let it cool to room temperature. Once cool bars can cut the size you like.
To make it different, melt chocolate with butter and toast you add quinoa. You dump it in a tupperware lined with foil and let it cool.
Source: Quinoa.pe

 

Quinoa, reduces the risk of premature death, according to Harvard

 

Quinoa, reduces the risk of premature death, according to Harvard

Quinoa, reduces the risk of premature death, according to Harvard

A daily bowl of quinoa can save your life, according to Harvard University. A study conducted by this University has revealed that eating a bowl of quinoa day reduces the risk of premature death from cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, and diabetes by 17%. This is because the quinoa grains are very beneficial as they are rich in fiber, minerals and antioxidants, as published Telegraph.

Consume whole grains quinoa reduced by 11% and 48% the risk of respiratory diseases and diabetes, and 15% respectively cancer. Previous studies have revealed that these grains can improve bone mineral density, low blood pressure, and reduce the risk of developing diabetes and for intestinal beneficial bacteria.

Also, another benefit of the quinoa is your antiinflamante property. Whole grains contain 25% more protein than flour, pasta and rice.

 

source: la gaceta.com

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