All natural medium pearled barley is a member of the cereal grain. Oprah calls barley a Super Food! It is high in protein, fiber, Vitamin B6 and phosphorous. Not only is barley a low glycemic grain, it is high in both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber helps the body metabolize fats, cholesterol and carbohydrates, and lowers blood cholesterol levels. Insoluble fiber commonly called "roughage", promotes a healthy digestive tract and reduces the risk of cancers affecting it. A recent study has shown that eating whole barley can help regulate blood sugar for up to 10 hours!<br><br> Barley is excellent in breakfast cereals, soups, stews, as a rice substitute in risotto, and even in bread.
Bulgur wheat is an easy-to-use, low-calorie, whole grain. Bulgur wheat has been used in Middle Eastern dishes for three thousand years, and is very nutritious. Our bulgur wheat is perfect for making tabouli salad!
Organic Kamut is absolutely delicious and very nutritious for you. A member of the wheat family, Kamut is considered the "high energy grain" because it contains 40% more protein than the national average for wheat. As this grain hasn't been altered by modern plant breeders, it retains its ancient nutrition, flavor and goodness. It contains elevated levels of vitamin E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, pantothentic acid, copper and complex carbohydrates. Kamut is excellent in cereals, baked goods, and eaten as a side dish. <br><br> This long grain is best cooked in a slow cooker similar to rice and must be simmered for up to one hour. <br><br>