Quinoa, often described as a "superfood" or a "supergrain," is actually more like a "superseed". It's is packed with protein, fiber and various vitamins and minerals. It is also gluten-free, so beloved by many. Fun fact: The yellowish pods are the seed of a plant calledChenopodium quinoa, native to Peru and related to beets, chard and spinach. Hopefully, that fun tidbit is helpful for your next round of Trivial Pursuit.