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Khorasan wheat or Oriental wheat (Triticum turgidum ssp. turanicum also called Triticum turanicum), commercially known as kamut, is a tetraploid wheat species. It is an ancient grain type; Khorasan refers to a historical region in modern-day Iran in the northeast and parts of Central Asia including modern-day Afghanistan. This grain is twice the size of modern-day wheat and is known for its rich, nutty flavor. One of the biggest misconceptions about Khorasan wheat is that the name “Kamut” refers to the type of wheat, while in fact, Kamut® is the trademark name of a quality organic, heirloom grain, Khorasan wheat....

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We know it can be confusing to know what's what when it comes to what is gluten-free and what is not. We also know that it can be helpful to ask a pro, so today we're sharing some basics from our staff pastry chef on what will help you the most in your gluten-free adventures.  Take it away chef! Hey everyone! I've been a professional baker for over 20 years and the advent of the gluten-free movement has been one of growth and change for many bakers. I've learned a lot and I want to share them with you here...

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One of the fundamentals of good health is eating right. We're having a lot of healthy salad including whole grain, lean protein and a lot of flavor! Summertime is a great time to keep healthy salad on hand. This is one of our whole-grain favorites. It’s got tons of texture, and will keep you full for hours. The benefit of all the unmilled whole grain is that it will help regulate blood sugar levels, is cholesterol free, and is great for the heart. Lean protein helps with weight loss, so we’ve added it to this salad. We use lean chicken...

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Summer grilling starts on Memorial Day! One thing that never takes a holiday off is nutrition. It won't go out of style and nothing can be more satisfying than seeing the people you love also eating delicious nutritious food. This recipe is loaded with so much flavor, that you won't miss the meat! These black bean quinoa cheeseburgers have all the hearty meaty texture you want, but they're totally meatless. We top them with fresh avocado, onions and tomatoes and a drizzle of our favorite salsa or cilantro dressing. Add the patties to your list of "freezes beautifully". They can...

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One hour start-to finish with depth of flavor like long raised bread, this recipe will blow your mind along with the nutrition to change your life! This recipe for sprouted wheat burger buns will be one of your favorite go-to recipes! Put all the ingredients in your bread machine on the "dough" setting and let it do the work if you'd like (just start at the part of the directions where it say, "divide into 8 equal piece of dough') Or, if you knead by hand or mixer, use the directions below in full. Before we get into the recipe...

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