Wheat

Rotini with Braised Fennel, Carrots, Spring Onions

This easy-to-make dish combines carrots, onions, garlic and fennel. Preparation and cooking time should only equal about half an hour, so you will have plenty of time to relax and enjoy the meal.

Penne with Cabbage and Mushrooms

This whole grain pasta dish goes perfectly with a white wine. Plus, the preparation is minimal and the whole dish should be ready in just 30 minutes. Quick and delicious!

Linguini Tomatoes and Pistachios

Rich nutty whole grain linguine is the perfect companion for fresh heirloom tomatoes, basil, pistachios, and flavorful grated cheeses.

Amaranth Banana Bread

This rich, dense, wholesome quickbread is delicious for breakfast and makes a wonderful snack any time of the day. It’s also a great way to use up any leftover cooked amaranth – and those slightly too-ripe bananas!

Sprouted Sandwich Bread and Rolls

Use this as your main, base recipe for making bread and rolls from sprouted wheat flour – then add poppy seeds, herbs, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, or chopped olives for variation. One recipe; many flavors.

Sprouted Coconut Waffles

The delicious coconut taste makes these waffles something special....

Sprouted Linguini

Sprouted wheat flour makes wonderful fresh pasta – or you can buy sprouted flour pasta, ready-made. Either way, this recipe will remind you of how a delicious dish can be created with just a few fresh, whole ingredients.

Rye Reduces Body Weight Compared to Wheat

In this study conducted at Lund University in Sweden, mice were fed whole grain diets based on either wheat or rye, for 22 weeks. Body weight, glucose tolerance, and several other parameters were measured during the study. The researchers concluded that whole grain rye “evokes a different metabolic profile compared with whole grain wheat.” Specifically, mice consuming the whole grain rye had reduced body weight, slightly improved insulin sensitivity, and lower total cholesterol.
Nutrition. February 2010; 26(2): 230-9. Epub 2009 Jul 31.

Farro and Winter Vegetables

A rich winter vegetarian meal, this recipe calls for whole grain farro. If you all you can find in your local market is semi-pearled, you’ll be losing a little of the whole grain goodness, and will need to cook it a little less....

Barley-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Barley goes Italian with these bell peppers stuffed with ground turkey (or beef), barley and your favorite spaghetti sauce.

Multigrain Energy Bars

This bar is packed with whole grains and sweetened only with honey and naturally-occurring fruit sugars. The smooth flavor balance of peanuts, almonds, mildly tart fruit, and toasted oats isn’t overly sweet, but is sweet enough for a child to enjoy.

Coconut Almond Granola Bars

This nutty, crunchy, multigrain granola bar is packed with nutrients and sweetened only with honey.  The coconut flavor is intensified by the use of coconut oil, which research now shows may have health advantages over other saturated fats.

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