Wheat berries are actually the whole wheat kernel that hasn’t been shelled or processed in any way. They’re truly a #wholegrain as you are getting all the essential nutrients and vitamins that are within the wheat.Continue reading “What is a wheat berry?”
Try these Barley Stuffed Peppers for an easy weeknight meal! Substitute the ground meat or colour of peppers to what your family prefers.Continue reading “Barley Stuffed Peppers”
Enjoy this salad along-side a green salad for lunch or as a side with dinner.¬† This salad packs perfectly to enjoy for lunch at school or work!
Enjoy these savoury muffins with soups, stews, salads or chili!
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 Tbsp baking powder
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 3 Tbsp sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 3 Tbsp oil
- 2 Tbsp minced chives
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, cayenne pepper and sugar. Stir in the minced chives.
- In a separate bowl, stir together the egg, buttermilk and oil.
- Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients. Stir until combined.
- Pour into muffin tins. Bake for 15 minutes or until done. Cool on a rack. Store muffins in an air-tight container.
Recipe makes 10 muffins
Nutritional Analysis (per muffin):
4 g of protein
28 g of carbuhydrate
1 g of fiber
5.6 gram of total fat
168 mg of sodium
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We know how hard it is to ensure you and your family are enjoying a healthy lifestyle that includes whole grains. Every Tuesday we will release a #TrainWithGrainsTip that will help you include whole grains into your healthy lifestyle.
Our tip this week is:
Planning you snacks for watching that hockey or football game this week. Go for a fibre or protein base snack – these will help keep you full longer and manage your hunger between meals.
Try mixing oats and soy butter in an energy ball or grabbing a couple handfuls of trail mix. Mixing your favourite cereal with pretzels, raisins, and nuts satisfies the sweet and salty.
Fresh fruit and vegetables or whole wheat crackers and cheese are always good options too!
Our Soy Hummus recipe is great with fresh cut vegetables, pretzels or crackers!
Or¬† try your hand at these homemade Tortilla Chips from The Food Network. This recipe calls for soft tortillas made from corn and fried until crispy to be dipped into salsa.