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amaranth, baking, basic cooking, gluten-free, grain basics, millet, oats, quinoa, teff, vegan, wheat -

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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chia, cocoa, coconut oil, dessert, raw foods, teff, vegan -

It just became super-cool to eat super foods. A super food would be a nutrition-dense calorie option. Let's face it, normally if someone said "eat peanut butter cups," you'd probably not lump that little treat into the super-food category. Our chef is about to change your mind.  These homemade naturally sweetened peanut butter cups are not made with traditional chocolate. In fact, they are made using the power of organic raw coconut oil, natural stevia, and raw baker's cocao (one that isn't stripped of its natural power-house properties) to make a cocao bark.  That delicious chocolate bark is wrapped around...

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basic cooking, chia, cocoa, cookies, cookies and bars, dessert, oats, teff, vegan -

 In the Organic Grains test kitchen, we're committed to making things that taste awesome, but are also really good for you! So these cookies are going to surprise you. Not only are they simple they are also packed with nutrition, fiber, and life-sustaining goodness!  We're going to highlight just a few of these powerhouse ingredients...just so you can really get the scoop on the health benefits of these bad-boys! Rolled Oats are made from the steamed whole oat groats rolled into thick flakes. Old fashioned oats are just another, slightly thinner rolled version of the thick-rolled variety. Because they are still...

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basic cooking, breakfast, chia, cocoa, main dish, oats, teff, vegan -

In the Organic Grains test kitchen, we're committed to making things that taste awesome, but are also really good for you! Chocolate Granola is going to surprise you. Not only is it simple to make, but it is also packed with nutrition, fiber, and life-sustaining goodness! We're going to highlight just a few of these powerhouse ingredients...just so you can really get the scoop on the health benefits of this granola! Rolled Oats are the base of this powerful recipe. Rolled Oats are made from the steamed whole oat groats rolled into thick flakes. Old fashioned oats are just another, slightly...

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dessert, pie, teff -

Mom loves chocolate almost as much as she loves her kids. So, with Mother's Day coming up this weekend, we thought we'd share a super simple French Silk Chocolate Pie that is sure to make your favorite lady cry tears of joy...mostly because of the chocolate...but also because she loves you.  Unlike more difficult to make French Silk recipes, this one is super simple! It is just like a giant chocolate truffle in a pie shell and super ridiculously evil, good, evil, good. Chef adds a few more nuances to the flavor by infusing it with citrus, brandy and rum....

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