Invite Delicious to the Table with Ancient Grains

Invite Delicious to the Table with Ancient Grains

Open up your kitchen to a world of organic, gluten-free ancient grains. With tons of tasty options and oh-so-satisfying flavor, you’ll never run out of things to love about eating fresh, clean grains!

Check out all of the new products on the shelves of the supermarket!

Ancient Harvest Quinoa, Super Grain Pastas, Creamy Macaroni and Cheese, Flavorful Side Dishes, Hot Cereals, and Polenta.

All good, and all good for you!

Look for products with these names in your grocery.

“World’s Best Oatmeal”

Nothing tastes like the whole grain goodness of oatmeal. There are so many types and varieties. The health benefits are endless, and they are easy to prepare.

Bob’s Red Mill Oatmeal won the 2009 Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship. Like any other competition, these products must be made from the finest grains for best results.

My favorite is the Quick Cooking, Steel-cut Oats!

Look for these specialty items in the store in the cereal aisle.

Recipe: Overnight Steel-Cut Oatmeal

One of the most popular ways to use the slow cooker is to prepare steel cut oatmeal overnight. Extra flavors can be added at the end, but it has its own flavor and is packed with nutrition.

Prep Time: 4 minutes

Cooking Time: 7-8 hours, low

Servings: 4, 1-cup servings

Ingredients:

  • 1-cup steel-cut oats
  • 2-cups of water
  • 2-cups of apple juice
  • Add on following cooking: nuts, such as walnuts, or toasted sunflower seeds.

Directions:

  1. Place steel-cut oats into slow cooker with water and juice.
  2. Adjust cooking temperature to low setting.
  3. Oatmeal should be checked close to finish time, and stirred.

Nutritional Information:

1/4-cup makes 1-cup finished product. Total calories in 1-cup prepared oatmeal are 170. Total carbohydrate is 46 g; fiber is 3.6 g.

The American style oatmeal would include 1-pat butter, clover honey or pure maple syrup, and milk. Other additions would be cinnamon, vanilla extract, any fruit and berries, peanut butter, pinch of salt.

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Written by Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

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