grains

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Pereg Kaniwa Baby Quinoa is related to red quinoa, but smaller in size. It is grown in South Africa and is Certified Gluten Free, NonGMO Project Verified, and certified kosher (OU). It … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. To answer consumer’s demands for convenient, healthy and simple foods, Minute has introduced Multi-Grain Rice Medley. This quick-cooking product is a blend of brown rice, red rice, wild rice and quinoa. And, … Read More

A Primer On Grains

by sarasub on January 5, 2017 · 0 comments

Grains have been a staple in the human diet since man first started to cultivate crops. We are encouraged to eat whole grains whenever possible. Beside wheat, how much do you know about grains? Amaranth – is considered a supergrain because it is rich in all the essential amino acids needed to make protein. It … Read More

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that half of our daily grain intake should be whole grains. Only 2% of adults meet this guideline. Do you? Whole grains – whole wheat, barley, sprouted grains, bulgur, amaranth, teff, quinoa, popcorn, brown rice and oatmeal -–add fiber, minerals, and B vitamins to your diet. They provide … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Ravino Ravioli is a family owned business that produces handcrafted ravioli. The ravioli are frozen with 12 pieces to a box that are carefully packaged to prevent breaking. We found the pasta firm, not soft, which … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Historically, many of our grains sprouted accidentally, but modern growing and harvesting controls have largely eradicated sprouted grains from our diets. Proponents claim that grains that have just begun sprouting – those that are straddling the line … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We are encouraged to eat more whole grains and most people like oatmeal. Banking on this Grainful is asking us to think outside the box and consider oatmeal for dinner. Grainful Steel Cut Sides … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. SooFoo is a 9-ingredient blend of rice/grains/legumes inspired by the Middle Eastern dish mujaddara. We sampled Original (unseasoned) which is a combination of long grain brown rice, brown lentils, wheat berries, oats, barley, black … Read More

Packaged Facts reports that for the first time whole grain bread sales outpace white bread. In 2004 more than 50% of us chose white bread, today that is down to 40%. Whole wheat bread now accounts for almost 54% of all breads eaten. Consumers are shopping for whole grain and multi-grain breads and the use of … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Mighty Rice is a brand with a story that is still unfolding. The rice is grown in Mauritius, a small island nation off the coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. Rice has always … Read More