Find out how they differ in terms of taste, nutrition, and culinary versatility.

Over the past few years, quinoa has moved from foodie trend to mainstream health food staple. And just when you were finally getting comfortable cooking with the stuff, its younger sibling, baby quinoa, is making moves to steal the title of champion of the superseeds.

Baby quinoa, or kañiwa (pronounced ka-nyi-wa), is becoming increasingly popular among healthy eaters. And despite the fact that it’s super tiny, it offers many of the same benefits of quinoa along with a few extra perks.

“We’re always looking for something new in the nutrition and culinary world,” says dietitian Lisa Dierks. “Baby quinoa is that next new and exciting thing.”

While we totally get that keeping track of all these new food trends can be overwhelming, the key differences between quinoa and this fun-sized newcomer are actually quite simple, and eating both can help you get a healthy variety of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants in your diet.

Read on to discover how these powerful seeds differ.