September is National Whole Grains Month, an occasion to revisit some oldies but goodies. Thanks to King Arthur Baking (formerly King Arthur Flour) for this primer on eight* ancient grains. “Ancient grains” is a marketing term used to describe a category of grains and pseudocereals, that are purported to have been minimally changed by selective […]

Diet Tips

[1] Not justs a side or salad: a sandwich of sprouted green lentils (all photos courtesy Tru Roots). [2] Any grain or legume can be sprouted. You can find them fresh in health food stores, or dehydrated in a broader selection of markets. [3] Sprouted bean and lentil dip with chia (Here’s the recipe). [4] […]

Diet Tips

[1] For single portions or a fun family approach, pack salads into mason jars—not big ones, since the fork has to reach the bottom! (photo California Avocados). [3] Spinach and bacon layered salad layered with peas, red bell pepper and cheddar, with ranch dressing (photo courtesy Kraft). [3] Classic layered salad with blue cheese dressing. […]

Diet Tips