Recipes

Stephanie Petersen
Blueberry Chia Amaretto Pie with Sprouted White Wheat and Teff Crust

Blueberry Chia Amaretto Pie with Sprouted White Wheat and Teff Crust

  This week has been full of delicious fake holidays...er...um...real holidays created by the food industry to sell more pastries. Bhwahaha! Case in point, today is National Blueberry Pie Day. We kid you not. Blueberry. Pie. Day. It's actually "a thing". So, in honor of our favorite fake-real holiday, we had our favorite on-staff pastry chef come up with a really killer blueberry pie that is full of whole remarkable grain and crazy fantastic flavor profiles that are insanely good. You will not be disappointed! Plus, this recipe can be made into two pies, or 12 hand pies! So you...

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Stephanie Petersen
Back to Basics: How to Pop Amaranth

Back to Basics: How to Pop Amaranth

“Popping Amaranth,” sounds like a drug reference. Amaranth, though delicious and completely addictive tasting, it is not a drug. Amaranth is a gluten-free seed grain and one of the most amazing sources of complete protein (meaning it contains all the building blocks of life).  It's one of the smallest grains. It was one of the staple grains of the ancient Incas and is known as "kiwicha" in the Andes today. Because of the physical properties of the grain, when it is exposed to high heat, the small amount of moisture inside the seed will cause it to burst and pop!...

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Stephanie Petersen
Universally Awesome Quinoa Salad (3 Flavor Profiles from One Base)

Universally Awesome Quinoa Salad (3 Flavor Profiles from One Base)

Queen-Noah was the name of the Ark. Quinoa, pronounced Keen-wah, is not a boat.  It is perhaps the most versatile and flippin’ delicious grain ever! If you've never cooked with it or seen it this may be a new adventure for you. It is slightly nutty flavored and mild with amazing texture. There's a full tutorial on how to cook it on our blog. Go check it out if you haven’t already. There are a couple of tricks to having it come out perfectly, but honestly, it's one of the easiest grains to prepare.   Grain surgery continues today and...

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Stephanie Petersen
Grain 101

Grain 101

  There are literally thousands of different grains and seed-grains in the world. It can get confusing.  Are you befuddled? Many would look at this collection of grains and wonder what the heck-fire they all are and what to do with them.  Well, never you worry! You are now connected to the premier website for all your grain knowledge. We will help you get a grasp of basic grain surgery! Because all we do is work with whole grain, we’re going to take you to the next level of understanding and usable applications. Grain should be easy to add to...

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