What Did With Quinoa

Combine chicken broth, quinoa, 1/4 cup onion mixture, 1/4 cup sofrito, 1 teaspoon cumin, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a saucepan; Bring to a boil. Cover saucepan with a lid, reduce heat, and simmer until quinoa is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.

It's a global superfood that packs a punch. First grown in the Andean mountains of Peru and Bolivia, Quinoa is now a staple on healthy plates across the world. But today those farmers who first brought it to the world, rarely eat it themselves, which is contributing to a health crisis among these communities. In Peru, chronic malnutrition affects over 14 percent of children under 5, according to the UN, and now the worst winter in years has led the government to declare a state of emergency in certain states after more than 100 died.