Chia is making a comeback. You may remember it from its first
round of popularity with the cha-cha-cha-Chia Pet! The chia herb is
becoming known again, this time for its medicinal benefits. Keep
reading for all the details on chia seeds!
Sorghum is a type of grass containing a cereal grain, much like
wheat, oats, or barley. It was originally grown in Africa, but is
now cultivated in many other parts of the world, including the
United States. It is commonly known as an ingredient in sorghum
molasses. Keep reading for more.
Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a type of cereal that is quickly
growing in popularity. Because it is very healthy and easy to
prepare, it's becoming a staple across the world. Keep reading for
more on quinoa.
Is anyone else a carboholic out there? We are! And we love rice.
Brown rice, to be specific. A lot of people think that rice is
rice, but there's a big difference between brown and white rice.
Keep reading for more about this super healthy food!
As huge fans of olive oil for all things cooking, we thought we
would dig in to one of it's ingredients. Olives are not for
everyone. They have a different taste, one that is very strong.
Keep reading for more on olives!
Lentils are a staple among vegetarians, but they are growing in
popularity for all healthy eaters out there. This bean can vary in
size and color, from green to brown to orange. Keep reading for
more on lentils.
Kale is super popular right now so we wanted to look into why.
And we found out a lot of reasons. Kale is very inexpensive. It is
healthy. And it is delicious. It is grown all over and is popular
for it's green leaves. Keep reading for more on kale.
Cardamom is a seed pod which is popular for medicinal uses as
well as in the culinary world. The spice is from a plant which
grows many pods. Keep reading for more on this spice!
Turmeric is an herb which is used in traditional Eastern
medicine because of its health benefits. The herb is in the same
family as ginger. It is grown in many tropical regions. The root of
turmeric is brown with an orange flesh. Keep reading for more
information on this great herb!
Capers are a less-used spice with a unique flavor. The buds of a
caper shrub, they are used in a variety of Mediterranean recipes.
Capers are popular for their flavors, but they are also a healthy
option. They are low in calories and full of anti-oxidants. Keep
reading for more on capers!
Fall and winter are the perfect time to enjoy peppermint.
Peppermint has a soothing aroma and a great flavor. This herb has
menthol oil, which gives a cool sensation. Keep reading for more on
Soy has grown in popularity in the last few years with the
introduction of soy milk into the every day consumables. But soy
has been around for a long time in the agriculture industry. Soy
beans are used for feed for many animals, which makes them an
integral part of the production of beef, chicken, dairy products,
eggs, turkeys and pigs! Keep reading for more on soy beans.