grains

Brown Rice

Brown Rice

What is brown rice? It’s a whole grain rice, meaning it contains the bran, germ and endosperm layers. Why brown rice over white rice? Since it’s a whole grain, it’s a lot higher than white rice in: Fiber – to keep full for longer and […]

Brown Rice Pasta

Brown Rice Pasta

What is brown rice pasta? Noodles made from ground up brown rice rather than wheat. Why brown rice pasta over whole wheat pasta? Gluten-free – a great option for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities. Lower calories – for those looking to lose weight. […]

Quinoa

Quinoa

What is quinoa? KEEN-wah is an edible seed that comes in hundred of varieties with white, red and black being the most cultivated. Why is quinoa good for me? Quinoa is a serious super grain because it’s a complete protein. This means it contains all […]

Whole Wheat Pasta

Whole Wheat Pasta

What is whole wheat pasta? Noodles made from whole wheat flour. It contains the entire grain kernel; the bran, germ and endosperm. Why whole wheat pasta over regular pasta? Since whole wheat pasta contains the entire grain, it’s high in dietary fiber, something that white […]

Wild Rice

Wild Rice

What is wild rice? A type of grass from which edible grains can be harvested. How is wild rice different than brown rice? Yes. The two main advantages it has over brown rice are: Protein – contains more to help build and repair muscle tissues […]