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Bob’s Red Mill Organic Quinoa: Review, Giveaway, and Recipe

November 25, 2013

This post has been sponsored. All opinions expressed are my own. Full disclosure in tab above.

Have you heard of or tried quinoa (keen-wa)? This delicious superfood is gluten-free and packed with protein and iron. Although quinoa is actually a seed, it cooks like a whole grain making it incredibly versatile within recipes from breakfast to dinner! Bob’s Red Mill offers USDA organic quinoa in three varieties: Original, Red, and Tricolor. I was able to try each of the three and found them all to be super tasty! See below to learn more about each quinoa product.

Organic Quinoa Grain

Quinoa-FThis original organic quinoa can be used in all sorts of recipes like soups, salads, and even desserts (like cookies!). It has a simple earthy flavor and smooth texture. Unlike other quinoa’s, all of Bob’s Red Mill quinoa’s have been thoroughly rinsed and air-dried to remove the naturally occurring bitter saponins. This is a huge plus as rinsing quinoa can be a hassle if your in a hurry to get your meal cooking.





Organic Red Quinoa Grain

6040C164_RedQuinoa_f_750Organic Red Quinoa is much like the original quinoa only it has a slightly firmer texture. This unique red quinoa is vibrant and bright making it the perfect colorful addition to dishes.








Organic Tricolor Quinoa Grain

6042C164_TriColorQuinoa_f_750Tricolor quinoa grain is another unique variety that consists of red, black, and white grains. It has a slightly firmer and crunchier texture than original quinoa and it’s earthy flavor is delicious! With 6 grams of protein and 10% iron in each serving, this is an excellent part of any meal!







I enjoyed using the Tricolor Quinoa in a dinner I created for my family. This flavorful dish is nutritious and very easy to make. Enjoy!

Quinoa, Sausage and Vegetable Skillet


1 cup Bob’s Red Mill Tricolor Quinoa
1 lb Turkey Sausage, sliced
16 oz Fresh Kale
1 cup Mushrooms, sliced
2-3 Tbsp Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper to Taste


Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Meanwhile, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add sausage and cook thoroughly. Next add sliced mushrooms and stir together with sausage. Saute until tender and then remove from heat.

When quinoa is cooked completely add into sausage and mushroom mixture. Stir in kale until it is all wilted. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

All of Bob’s Red Mill Quinoa varieties are available for purchase at:

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Bob’s Red Mill would like to give you the opportunity to try out their quinoa! One lucky reader will win all three varieties–just enter via Rafflecopter by 12/9 for your chance to win!a Rafflecopter giveaway
Disclosure: Thank-you to Bob’s Red Mill for providing the above mentioned products. Although I received these products free of charge, all opinions expressed are my own and not influenced by any form of compensation. All giveaways are free of charge, no purchase necessary to win. Giveaways are not affiliated with or endorsed by Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. Peace Love Organic Mom is not responsible for any prize not fulfilled by the sponsor or damaged during shipping. See full disclosure policy in tab above.

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  • Reply Ciji November 25, 2013 at 2:48 pm

    I would like to try “original organic quinoa”. I’ve never had quinoa before but I have heard so many good things about it!

  • Reply Gina B November 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm

    I’d love to try the Tricolor!

  • Reply Christina Oddy November 25, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    never met a Quinoa I didnt like :)

  • Reply Alexis K. November 25, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    I’d like to try the tri-colored.

  • Reply kim burnett November 25, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Id like to try the red please!

  • Reply KATIE KLEIN November 25, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    The orginal organic!

  • Reply Dawne Wheatley November 25, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    Tricolor! I love the organic!

  • Reply Anne Perry November 25, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    The tricolor.

  • Reply Jayne Townsley November 25, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    I don’t care for Quinoa but my husband does. He most likely would be most interested in the Tricolor.

  • Reply Shannon November 26, 2013 at 12:49 am

    I’d like to try the tricolor…I’ve never had that kind.

  • Reply Peppin November 26, 2013 at 2:19 am

    I want to try the tri-color because I’ve never had that before.

  • Reply Becca F November 26, 2013 at 3:53 am

    I’d like to try the tricolor. it’s so pretty!

  • Reply tanna November 26, 2013 at 3:53 am

    organic red

  • Reply Georgette November 26, 2013 at 4:13 am

    I would like to try the Tricolor Organic Quinoa

  • Reply Melissa T November 26, 2013 at 4:17 am

    The tri-color sounds interesting!

  • Reply mary helene November 26, 2013 at 6:19 am

    We use the original.

  • Reply Kerri November 26, 2013 at 6:31 am

    I want to try the tricolor most.

  • Reply Jessica November 26, 2013 at 6:47 am

    Organic red quinoa. Love to try it once and for all! I dont know how many countless cooking shows Ive seen it on and never , ever had an opportunity to try it until now! ;)

  • Reply Danielle Jones November 26, 2013 at 7:11 am

    I’d like to try the tricolor.

  • Reply Dawn May-Bradley November 26, 2013 at 11:36 am

    I really want to try them all. I have never made quinoa and my husband has been asking for it.

  • Reply Meredith November 26, 2013 at 2:39 pm

    I would like to win the tricolor quinoa.

  • Reply elaine November 26, 2013 at 6:44 pm


  • Reply Rosie November 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    Tri color! I’ve tried Bobs Red Quinoa, and i love it! The tri-color will make a nice presentation.

  • Reply Natasha Rodriguez November 26, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    I would love to try the tricolored one!

  • Reply Danielle Fouts November 26, 2013 at 8:20 pm

    I’ve tried original so I’d love to try the tri colored!

  • Reply allie November 26, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    would love to try out the tri colored one!

  • Reply Wendi November 26, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    the Tricolor quinoa grain because i have not tried that type yet

  • Reply Robin November 26, 2013 at 11:02 pm

    I would like to try the Organic Tricolor Quinoa Grain.

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  • Reply Misty Smith November 27, 2013 at 2:11 am

    I would like to try the tricolor one

  • Reply Tracy November 27, 2013 at 2:39 am

    I want to try the tricolor organic quinoa.

  • Reply Matt November 27, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    I definitely want to try the tricolor quinoa.

  • Reply Jennifer November 27, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    I’ve never tried the tri color! I’d love to

  • Reply Jessica November 27, 2013 at 4:56 pm


  • Reply Ruckus the Eskie November 27, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    Tricolor hands down!

  • Reply AC Turner November 27, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    The tri-color one.

  • Reply Cindi Decker November 27, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    The original.

  • Reply Jeffrey November 27, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    I’d like to try the tricolor, mixing it with some bananas, dried cranberries, pecans and honey for a nice warm breakfast!

  • Reply Maryann D. November 27, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    I think I would love to try Tricolor quinoa grain. I have not tried that as of yet.

  • Reply Nicole Bear November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am

    I want to try the tricolor quinoa.

  • Reply Jasanna November 28, 2013 at 4:17 am

    Tricolor! I’ve wanted to try it!

  • Reply Debbie Bray November 28, 2013 at 5:14 am


  • Reply Renae November 28, 2013 at 9:13 am


  • Reply Dorothy Teel November 28, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    My daughter in law says she wants to try the tri color quinoa from Bob’s Red Mill

  • Reply Sheri Ferguson November 28, 2013 at 7:36 pm

    I would like to try the tri-color.

  • Reply Calli November 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    I’d like to try the Tricolor quinoa grain

  • Reply KMichelleC87 November 28, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    the tricolor


  • Reply courtney johnson November 29, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    love this!

  • Reply E. Diane Macauley November 30, 2013 at 10:31 am

    I would like to try both the tri-color and the red. I didn’t even know either existed. That Sausage and Kale recipe looks incredible by the way, definitely going to have to try it!

  • Reply Maryann D. November 30, 2013 at 12:29 pm

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  • Reply cyndi br November 30, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    organic red quinoa

  • Reply Paula Hyatt November 30, 2013 at 6:38 pm


  • Reply janetfaye November 30, 2013 at 8:17 pm

    I want to try Tricolor Organic Quinoa.

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  • Reply Vera S December 1, 2013 at 1:15 am

    I think I would like to try the Organic Quinoa Grain most. I have never tried Quinoa but I would like to. :)

  • Reply julie December 1, 2013 at 1:25 am

    I would love to try the red quinoa

  • Reply Starla Bates December 1, 2013 at 2:28 am

    I would love to try the original quinoa!!!

  • Reply Terri Moore December 1, 2013 at 5:50 am

    I would want to try the tri-color, it would taste good and look pretty!

  • Reply Teresa December 1, 2013 at 5:56 am

    I would like to try the original quinoa.

  • Reply Susan P. December 1, 2013 at 7:22 am

    I’d love to try the Organic Tricolor Quinoa Grain – sounds yummy.

  • Reply patricia caradonna December 1, 2013 at 9:34 am

    I would love to try the original.

  • Reply Donna L December 1, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    I would like to try the Organic Quinoa Grain.

  • Reply Alana Vester December 1, 2013 at 9:31 pm

    I want to try the Tricolor.

  • Reply Patty December 2, 2013 at 3:16 am

    Tri-Color! VERY interesting addition to the plate.

  • Reply Sara Giresi December 2, 2013 at 3:34 am

    The tri color looks interesting!

  • Reply Amanda December 2, 2013 at 4:37 am

    The tri-color would be fun for us.

  • Reply Wehaf December 2, 2013 at 11:12 am

    I would like to try the red quinoa.

  • Reply Lawanna December 2, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    I’d like to try the rainbow quinoa

  • Reply katie o. December 2, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    I’d really like to try the Tricolor quinoa grain. :)

  • Reply rochelle haynes December 2, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    the organic

  • Reply Itzia December 2, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    i would like to try the tricolor quinoa.

  • Reply Kerry Clark December 2, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    I’d love to try the tri-color quinoa!

  • Reply Stacy December 3, 2013 at 3:04 am

    That tricolor quinoa looks great! I want to try that one

  • Reply Jennifer Morris December 3, 2013 at 6:03 am

    tri-color please!

  • Reply Jan December 3, 2013 at 6:04 pm

    I’d like to try Bob’s Rainbow Quinoa because who knows what’s at the end? ; )

  • Reply Lara N December 3, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    Tricolor. Sounds like it has a bit more texture, has nice colors and the protein count is fab!

  • Reply Emily December 3, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    I would love to try the tri color! I usually have the red and love to try new things!

  • Reply Vera K December 3, 2013 at 9:59 pm

    I would like to try the tri-color quinoa.

  • Reply Lisa December 3, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    I’d like to try the organic original

  • Reply john hutchens December 4, 2013 at 3:49 am

    I would like to try the Tricolor Organic Quinoa

  • Reply Kristen M December 4, 2013 at 4:51 am

    I’d like to try the Tricolor Quinoa for it’s crunchiness.

  • Reply Theresa December 4, 2013 at 5:29 am


  • Reply Luda December 4, 2013 at 6:08 am

    I would like to try tricolor quinoa

  • Reply Gloria Geck December 4, 2013 at 11:00 am


  • Reply Emily December 4, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    I’d love to try the tricolor!

  • Reply Vickie December 4, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    I would like to just try the original

  • Reply Sonia December 4, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    I love the white!

  • Reply Fern Cohen December 4, 2013 at 3:37 pm


  • Reply Candi C December 4, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    I would like the Original Flavor

  • Reply Michelle @ Life on the Horizon December 4, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    The original!

  • Reply Diane L. December 4, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    I am most interested in the Tricolor Quinoa.

  • Reply kelly mcgrew December 4, 2013 at 7:21 pm

    Organic Tricolor Quinoa Grain

  • Reply Mindy December 4, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    Oh boy do I love Quinoa! Thanks!

  • Reply Traci December 4, 2013 at 9:05 pm

    I would try the original.

  • Reply Sarah C December 4, 2013 at 9:19 pm

    I’d love the tricolor, i think. I’m a big fan of quinoa, and it would be fun to try another variety. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Reply Jessica Smith December 4, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    We love quinoa! Would love to try that tri-color quinoa! thanks.

  • Reply LeaDawn Grant December 4, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    I would like to try the tri color. It is so pretty! It would make a beautiful dish with a nice stir fry.

  • Reply Emily December 4, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    Tricolor would be interesting.

  • Reply Mandie Gillmor December 4, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    The tricolor!

  • Reply Ashley Trail December 5, 2013 at 12:43 am

    I would like to try the tri-colored , I will next time!!

  • Reply Jaimi December 5, 2013 at 1:16 am

    I would like to try to red quinoa.

  • Reply meredith December 5, 2013 at 1:39 am

    the original organic sounds yum

  • Reply Michaela December 5, 2013 at 1:52 am

    The original organic

  • Reply Cory December 5, 2013 at 2:20 am

    I would like to try the tricolor quinoa.

  • Reply S h e r r i G o r b e y December 5, 2013 at 2:53 am

    Tricolor – not sure why but it sounds different.

  • Reply Kelly D December 5, 2013 at 3:19 am

    I would like the original quinoa

  • Reply RebeccaW December 5, 2013 at 4:05 am

    I would like to try the Original Quinoa.

  • Reply Rhonda December 5, 2013 at 5:35 am

    The Tricolor Organic Quinoa sounds interesting!

  • Reply Renae H December 5, 2013 at 8:22 am

    original organic quinoa, please! :)

  • Reply Heather Pontruff December 5, 2013 at 10:21 am

    absolutely love your site!

  • Reply stephanie December 5, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    Tricolor all the way!

  • Reply Rita Humphrey December 5, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    I’d love to try the red or tricolor.

  • Reply julia December 5, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    I think the original is the best!

  • Reply Terra Agueda December 5, 2013 at 10:25 pm

    The tricolor would be nice to try.

  • Reply Kim Pollock December 6, 2013 at 3:30 am

    The original

  • Reply Sabreena E. December 6, 2013 at 3:53 am

    Organic Quinoa Grain woudl be awesome!!

  • Reply Hoai Pham December 6, 2013 at 6:03 am

    Organic Tricolor Quinoa Grain

  • Reply Lauren E. December 6, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    I’ve never had this. I think I’d like the red though

  • Reply Honey Rowland December 6, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Found you via Rachaels Friday Find Giveaway and Linkup.
    We LOVE quinoa and use it all the time as we’re gluten free. I’ve not tried the tricolor mix though.


  • Reply Marsha Cooper December 6, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    I’ve never used quinoa, but have heard of it.
    I would like to try any of them.

  • Reply Stephanie from Minnesota From Scratch December 7, 2013 at 12:16 am

    I’ve never tried the tri-color before, so I’d most like to try that. But any of them would be enjoyable I’m sure!

  • Reply Cynthia R December 7, 2013 at 1:19 am

    The tri color looks very festive! Great for a holiday meal.

  • Reply Amanda Weber December 7, 2013 at 2:39 am

    Would love to try the original!

  • Reply J Ebling December 7, 2013 at 8:27 am

    would be fun to try the Original

  • Reply cacie December 7, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    I’d like the original organic quinoa.

  • Reply christine k December 7, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    I’d love to try the red quinoa (or the tricolour). I’ve never had anything than regular quinoa :)

  • Reply Marilyn December 7, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    I would like to try the tri-color. I’ve only ever used the regular quinoa.

  • Reply nadya kotik December 8, 2013 at 3:30 am

    i would love to try red quinoa

  • Reply Serena Powell December 8, 2013 at 5:20 am

    I’d like to try the Organic Quinoa Grain

  • Reply mechele johnson December 8, 2013 at 5:28 am

    I would love to try the Tri-Colored! Sounds yummy!

  • Reply Noreen December 8, 2013 at 6:29 am

    The tricolor

  • Reply debbie December 8, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    I love quinoa but I’ve never tried red so that would be the one I’d choose.

  • Reply auschick December 8, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    I’d like to try the tricolor one

  • Reply K.Pugh December 8, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    I’d like to try the Tri Color Quinoa most.
    Thanks for the chance.

  • Reply Christine Tatum December 9, 2013 at 2:04 am


  • Reply Lisa Thompson December 9, 2013 at 3:44 am

    I want to try the TriColor! I think my family would love it!

  • Reply molli vandehey December 9, 2013 at 4:14 am

    i would love the tricolor quinoa, we are HUGE quinoa fans around here, even the kiddos!

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