product: Ancient Harvest Quinoa Pasta

18 Oct

I love this stuff: Ancient Harvest Quinoa Pasta.

This pasta is a mix of corn flour and quinoa flour. It is higher in protein and lower GI than regular pasta. It tastes like real pasta, not like twigs. I am not a fan of whole-wheat pasta, so I’ve had to do some looking around at different options. I still wouldn’t eat it every night, but on those occasions when you’re just about crazy wanting some macaroni and cheese–this is a great option. I’ve found it at health food stores and some regular supermarkets [Harris Teeter, some Giant stores]. It’s great with pesto!

One note, though: it doesn’t swell when it cooks, at least not like wheat pasta does, so you may end up with a smaller batch than you expect.

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