Native to Mexico and Central America, amaranth is an ancient grain that has been cultivated for thousands of years. Amaranth gets its name from the Greek amarantos, which means “unfading” or “immortal”. In South America it is a street food, popped like corn. It can be used in breakfast porridge
Contrary to what its name indicates, buckwheat is not related to wheat at all. Rather, it is a grain-like seed which is sometimes referred to as pseudo cereals, which are seeds that are consumed as grains but don’t grow on grasses. It is processed into groats, which are small granules
Our bulgar wheat is from durum wheat. It is the whole wheat that has been cleaned, par boiled, dried and ground into particles, making the product quick cooking. It is commonly used in middle eastern cooking and has a slightly nutty taste. It is a high fibre food as it
Linseeds – also known as flax seeds. These little seeds are power houses of nutrition classifying them as SuperFoods. 25g of flax seeds contain on average: 6g carbohydrates 4g protein 8,5g fat 6g fibre manganese, thiamine, magnesium, phosphorus, copper and selenium as well as iron, zince and potassium. They contain
Originating in Italy, polenta is usually made from yellow corn and has a creamy porridge-like consistency. It is high in complex carbohydrates and fiber which can make you feel fuller for longer, and is naturally gluten-free. Polenta also contains antioxidants such as carotenoids, which may reduce the risk of age-related
The little green pumpkin seed is a power house of antioxidants. They contain minerals and vitamins which have a positive impact on heart health, blood sugar levels, fertility and sleep quality. The white shell has been removed making it easier to eat. 28g of pumpkin seeds provides 1.7g fibre, 5g
This long-grained aromatic rice which is grown in India and Pakistan, derives its name from the Sanskrit word “basmati” which means “fragrant”. Brown basmati rice has a nuttier flavour than white basmati rice. One quarter cup contains approximately 40 grams of carbohydrates, 5 grams of protein and 1.5 grams of fat.