- What it is: Technically a pseudocereal, quinoa is often thought of as a whole grain. Though easy to cook, it needs to be prepped carefully. Be sure to rinse off the seeds; quinoa is coated in saponin, which can have a bitter taste.
- Calories: 222 calories per cup, cooked
- Nutritional info: Quinoa is protein-packed and rich in fiber, and it's also chock-full of potassium. All these helpful components make it a debloating wonder-food.
- Cook up: Quinoa pizza bites
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