…and still more grains!


In my previous post, we discussed the benefits of using grains as a regular part of our daily diet. In this post we continue with an additional FIVE GREAT GRAINS that you’ll want to include as well.

Bon appetite!


1. Bulgur: A traditional Arab grain, bulgur is used to prepare tabbouleh salad. Often considered cracked wheat, this partially cooked grain comes in various sizes and can be purchased in a small- or medium-coarse grind.

2. Kamut: This wheat grain from Egypt is rather large and should be soaked ahead of time, which helps to reduce preparation time.

3. Amaranth: I consider this grain to be multi-platinum. It comes from the Incas (a region in Peru) and due to its Lysine content (which is an essential amino acid), it is also a great gluten-free source of protein. Amaranth is great for baking or preparing hot cereals.

4. Teff: A wonderful grain! When cooked…

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