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If you ever wanted an alternative to rice or pasta, wheatberries
may be the answer. Wheatberries are actually kernels. Because the
kernel is left intact, the nutrients aren't lost when it is cooked.
Wheatberries are full of fiber, iron and protein. The kernels also
have antioxidants and magnesium, which are important for bone and
muscle health. They are chewy with a little bit of a nutty
Wheatberries can be found in the natural section of most
groceries. They come as white or red wheatberries but are
nutritionally the same. A versatile food, you can enjoy them
steamed or boiled. They are delicious with butter and maple syrup,
in a salad or with milk and cinnamon. Wheatberries are great added
to soup and even chili.
Try these recipes for wheatberry salad:
Blue Dog Bakery wheatberry salad
Wheatberry salad with fruit
Feta wheatberry salad
Kansas wheatberry Muffins Recipe
Have you used wheatberries before? What's your favorite