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Grains

Einkorn – An Ancient Wheat Makes Its Return!

Have you ever heard of einkorn?  We hadn’t either!  At an excursion to Whole Foods the other day, we saw a pasta made from einkorn and decided to learn more about it. Einkorn is an ancient grain.  In fact, it was first cultivated by man over 12,000 years ago!  It is called a “pure” grain [...]

Basics for a Plant-Based Diet: Get to Know Your Grains

Are you new to a plant-based diet? Or maybe just looking for some new plant-based recipe ideas? Let’s get to know our grains! Whole grains can add depth and texture to create super yummy plant-based recipes. You may find that changing up the grains can add a whole new flavor to some of your favorite recipes!

Cook Times for Whole Grains

“Grains are a great source of nutritional support. Whole grains are one of the best sources of dietary fiber. They are an excellent source of the B-vitamin complex.  Incorporating more good quality grains into your diet helps balance your body and your life.” Alex Jamieson is the author of The Great American Detox Diet and Vegan [...]

Kamut: Rediscovering an Ancient Grain in Modern Society

I made a discovery a few months ago that would transform my meals forever: I found a super yummy ancient grain called Kamut khorasan wheat… it’s an ancient grain with tons of protein and a delicious nutty taste!

Originally cultivated thousands of years ago in Egypt, I found Kamut at my local store while I was searching for new grains to supplement my veggie plates.