Poukou Fonio is the petite grain with an unforgettable flavor. Although new to the Western world, fonio has been eaten for thousands of years by West Africans, who still enjoy it to this day. Now it is making its way to your dinner table! With a subtle, earthy flavor fonio is a crowd pleaser suitable for any meal. Fonio grains are only slightly larger than teff, the smallest grain on the planet, but this little seed really packs a nutritional punch.
- Naturally gluten-free
- Low in fat and sodium
- 4 grams protein per serving – contains essential amino acids including methionine and cysteine
- 1 gram fiber in each ¼ cup portion
- Good source of B Vitamins – Folate, Niacin, Thiamin, and Vitamin B6
- A smart food choice for people with diabetes – carbohydrates containing resistant starch and less than 1 gram total sugar
Fonio is great by itself or in soups, salad, as a breakfast cereal, or even tastes great with fruit for dessert. It’s a novice cook’s dream due to its easy preparation – it’s ready in only minutes. Because fonio is so wholesome, it is ideal as a meal for anyone, especially vegetarians, vegans, and those trying to consume a more plant-based diet. This mouthwatering grain is so versatile, rest assured, you’ll find a way to incorporate it into your next meal.