If a healthier diet is part of your plan for the new year, eating more grains, like barley, will get you off to a great start. Barley has been used since prehistoric times, making it one of the oldest grains used for food. (It’s even mentioned in The Bible). Today, most barley is produced → Hungry for more?
This is the story of an oat, an oat groat to be precise, and how it makes its way to your breakfast table. Oats are whole grains used in cereals, breads and other baked goods. When the husk is removed from the oat kernel, the kernel is called an oat groat. Steel cut oats (AKA → Hungry for more?
Quick Quinoa Salad 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed and drained 3 cups water 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 1 cup shredded carrots 1 medium red bell pepper, diced 3/4 cup dried cranberries 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint 1/4 teaspoon salt pinch ground → Hungry for more?
Growing up, the only salad I ever ate consisted of a bottle of creamy cucumber salad dressing, a little iceberg lettuce, and sliced tomatoes. In that order. Seriously, it was all about the dressing. The lettuce and anything else were just vessels for transporting the dressing from plate to mouth. My take on salad has → Hungry for more?