TIP OF THE DAY: Alternative Grain Porridge For Breakfast

[1] Quinoa porridge topped with spiced apples and cottage cheese (photo courtesy Muuna). [2] Amaranth porridge with almond milk and maple syrup. Here’s the recipe from Food Heaven Made Easy. [3] Elegant presentation: cooked farro pressed into a ring mold, unmolded and topped with fruit, at Villard Restaurant | Lotte New York Palace Hotel. [4]…
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RECIPE: Rice Pudding With A Modern Twist

It’s almost comfort food time again. Nibblers are always on the lookout for a new twist on just about anything. But sometimes it’s hard to change on when it comes to comfort food. We like what we like. We don’t mess around with favorites, like, say, rice pudding. Rice pudding, the way mom used to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Leftover Cooked Grains

Turn leftover quinoa or other grain into a breakfast parfait. Photo courtesy Chobani.   Barley, buckwheat, bulgur, rice, quinoa…. You’re doing your best to eat more whole grains and up your daily fiber content. But if you’re staring down a bowl of leftover grains in the fridge, here’s how to repurpose it. Although it isn’t…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Quinoa Bar

Last month we presented a series of tips to create exciting food bars for entertaining (links below). You can do smaller versions for the family dinner table. A few days ago, we discovered a delicious and nutritious quinoa bar at Fresh&Co., a fast-casual, seasonal and organic restaurant concept for health-conscious people who care as much…
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PRODUCT UPDATE: New Varieties Of Village Harvest Whole Grains

Last spring, one of our Top Picks Of The Week was Village Harvest, absolutely delicious pre-cooked and flash-frozen whole grains that are ready to eat after a minute in the microwave. This brilliant line addresses the need to eat more whole grains while removing the time challenge of cooking them. All you need to do…
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