Quinoa isn’t a grain, it’s a seed.
There’s a lot of debate regarding quinoa being a grain or a seed. Biologically speaking quinoa is a seed that is harvested from a tall, leafy plant that is not a cereal grass. It is a close relative of spinach, beets, and chard.
Eggplant is not a vegetable, it’s a fruit — technically a berry.
While in the kitchen eggplant is treated as a vegetable because we do not eat it raw for its sweetness, scientists classify it as a fruit since it has seeds inside.
Tomatoes are fruits too.
Anything that has seeds inside is scientifically classified as a fruit. And we have all seen tomatoes filled with seeds. So, however you eat them, raw or cooked, tomatoes are biologically classified as a fruit.
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