What makes grains great? From cereals, granola, brown rice and pasta to breads, muffins, pancakes and more, real whole grains nourish us with fiber, vitamins, minerals, complex carbohydrates, essential fatty acids and protein. Continue reading September is Whole Grains Month
The medicinal value of oats has been recognized and documented for thousands of years. Continue reading What’s So Good About Oats?
Quinoa, pronounced keen-wah, is fast becoming my favorite grain. This ancient seed, perhaps best known as Continue reading Quinoa
By Sue Becker
Considered a super-grain by many, amaranth is technically not a grain at all. Amaranth is the seed of a tall flowering plant with broad green leaves and bright colorful flowers. The plants can grow up to 7 feet tall and have thick tough stems, similar to the sunflower plant, yet the tiny seeds of the flower are only about the size of a poppy seed. Continue reading Amaranth
by Sue Becker
Ok, I’m writing a book on home flour milling which has lead me to do more research on the health benefits of whole grains. In my 20+ years of teaching I Continue reading The Beta-Glucans of Barley and Oats