Whole grain

May 28, 2018

Blueberry Rhubarb Muffins

It’s rhubarb season! I still have some frozen rhubarb left over from last year which needs to be used up! Rhubarb is a tart vegetable with thick, celery-like stalks, the only edible part. The rhubarb leaves are poisonous and should NOT be eaten. Chop and discard the leaves. Choose stalks that […]
February 20, 2018

Wheat berry Blueberry Lemon Salad

Lunch packing is made easier when you have a batch of a grainy salad in your fridge. Prepare a batch of wheatberries on the weekend and toss into this salad. Portion this salad out into small containers for a quick grab and go lunch that will make you the envy of […]
January 21, 2018

Lemongrass Coconut Rice Pilaf

This is a flavourful way to spice up your everyday rice! A pilaf is simply rice that is cooked in a stock with spices and usually has added vegetables or meat. In this case, the rice is cooked in a flavour-infused coconut milk. The vegetables are celery and red pepper. […]
July 19, 2017

Cooking with whole grains cheat sheet

What foods are rich in nutrients, phytonutrients, antioxidants, have a lower glycemic index, and may help protect against cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity? Whole grains! Whole grains include the whole kernel of the grain – be it wheat, rye, barley, rice, quinoa, rye and so on. Having trouble imagining […]