Archive for January, 2010

Millet Nutrition Facts

Why You Should Eat Millet A great heart healthy grain like oats Reduces the severity of asthma Reduces the frequency of migraine headaches. Lowers blood pressure Reduces the risk of heart attacks Great source of fiber –  lowers risk of type 2 diabetes, helps prevent gallstones, helps prevent breast cancer, fills you up sooner and […]

Oats Nutrition Facts

Why You Should Eat Oats Oats contain a specific type of fiber that lowers cholesterol and lower cholesterol means healthier arteries! Helps to keep blood sugar levels stable Lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes Antioxidants in oats protect LDL cholesterol (the good kind) which aid in a healthy cardiovascular system Lowers the risk of […]

Whole Wheat Nutrition Facts

Why You Should Eat Whole Wheat Whole wheat is a great source of fiber and therefore helps with all of the following: prevents gallstones lowers the risk of developing the Metabolic Syndrome – obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes keeps you regular lowers the risk of breast cancer in women helps […]

Quinoa Nutrition Facts

Why You Should Eat Quinoa Named a “super crop” by the United Nations because of its high nutrition Has more protein than any other grain – up to 20 percent protein, compared with 7.5 percent for rice, 9.9 percent for millet, and 14 percent for wheat Is a complete protein; contains all 9 essential amino […]

Mediterranean Tabouli Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked wheat berries 1/2 med onion minced 2 cloves or garlic, press or chop 3 cups fresh parsley minced 1 med onion chopped 3 Tblsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tblsp fresh lemon juice salt and pepper to taste Directions: Combine all ingredients and mix well. Enjoy!! Notes: For a wheat-free option […]

Cooking Whole Oat Groats

Whole oats groats are oats in their least processed form. All that is been done is the husk has been removed. Groats have a nice chewiness and great nutty flavor. Our instructions will make more sense after you quickly read through our thermos cooking basics.

Wheat Berry Salad with Grapes and Feta Cheese

Ingredients 1 cup cooked wheat berries 2 Tblsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tblsp olive oil coarse salt and ground pepper 2 Tblsp minced scallion 3/4 cup seedless grapes, halved 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Directions In a large bowl, whisk together fresh lemon juice and olive oil; season with coarse […]

Bread Pudding

This pudding is a quick, easy, flavorful and healthy dish that can be eaten as a snack or served as a dessert. Cook Time: ~15 min Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 (12 oz) can fat-free evaporated milk 1 cup cooked wheat berries 1/4 cup dried cranberries or raisins 1 small apple, diced 1/8 tsp cinnamon 1 […]