Known for its high protein and fiber content, the ancient grain has been said to aid weight loss and improve overall health. “Quinoa is a great source of protein, fiber, and magnesium. It is a versatile plant-based protein that can be substituted as rice in many recipes and included in baked goods as well. It can be added to almost anything for an extra protein-packed snack,” says Crovak.
Have a sweet tooth? This nutritionist says, “It’s especially delicious in chocolate, adding some extra crunch in every bite.”