wheat RSS

bread, grain basics, wheat -

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....

Read more

baking, cocoa, cookies and bars, dessert, sprouted wheat, wheat -

If you have a Dad that rises above and beyond the call of duty, there's nothing you want more than to see that sweet guy live a long and healthy life! We couldn't agree more and this recipe proves it. This is the perfect Father's Day treat for that guy!  We're using our highly nutritious sprouted wheat flour that is the most accessible source of vitamins in the grain kingdom, along with organic cocoa and coconut sugar. We've talked about it before here on the blog, but raw cocoa is known as a super-food*. Ironically, these are so delicious, they...

Read more

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...

Read more

basic cooking, dinner, wheat -

This is one of our chef's favorite side dishes that can easily be converted into a main course by adding more vegetables or some lean grilled chicken, shrimp, or salmon. It's a great way to use cracked wheat, but will also work with steel cut oats. It's creamy savory deliciousness.    Caramelized Onion, Cracked Wheat and Pea Risotto with Sharp White Cheddar, Lemon, and Dill Organic Grains Cracked Wheat| 1 cup Low Sodium Vegetable Stock| 4 cups Red Grape Juice or Red Wine| 2/3 cup red wine Fresh Green Peas| 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil| 1 1/2 Tbsp.  Fresh Onion, chopped| 1 cup Garlic, minced| 2 clovesCream...

Read more

dinner, grain basics, salad, wheat -

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...

Read more