Hundreds of Amaranth Seeds in Wood Measuring Spoon

Discover Amaranth

by Cassidy Stockton

Discover the whole grain goodness of amaranth. This tiny “grain”—actually a seed—has a rich history dating back 8,000 years, when it was first cultivated in Mesoamerica. The ancient Aztecs relied on amaranth as a food staple and used it in religious rituals, earning it the names “super grain of

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Meatless Mondays: Teff and Sweet Potato Timbales with Feta

by Cassidy Stockton

Timbales are a type of drum. This recipe combines teff and sweet potatoes and uses ramekins to create a drum shaped dish.  Lightly spiced with Ethiopian flavors and topped with feta, which resembles a traditional cheese of Highland Africa, these timbales are a fun and adventurous way to enjoy teff.

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Teff Grain

Discover Teff

by Cassidy Stockton

Have you heard of Teff yet? It’s the next big thing, I’m certain of it. Teff is quite possibly the world’s smallest grain (about 100 grains are the size of a kernel of wheat!). Teff originates in Africa and has been a staple of traditional Ethiopian cooking for thousands of

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Guest Post: Mediterranean Millet Salad

by Guest

As of yesterday, summer has officially begun – so have you made your camping plans yet?

I’ve got a two-week camping road trip in Canada planned with stops in Whistler, Jasper, Yoho, and Mt. Revelstoke – and I just can’t wait to get on the road. In times where many

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Sopa de Quinua

Sopa de Quinua

by Cassidy Stockton

Sopa de Quinua is a traditional South American soup that warms the soul and nourishes the body. This dish is a vegetarian’s dream- hearty and filling, with a wonderful nutritional profile and a beautiful flavor that will make you feel like you just touched down in Peru for dinner. Serve

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Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake

by Cassidy Stockton

Happy National Strawberry Shortcake Day! Now that is a holiday that we can get behind! Such a simple, light dessert- perfect for a hot day. Growing up, my mother would serve us strawberry shortcake for dinner on those really hot, sweltering nights. Is there sweeter music to a child’s ears?

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Meatless Mondays: Vegan “Bacon” Bits

by Cassidy Stockton

Vegan bacon bits… and they’re made from coconut flakes? I can hear the skepticism in your voice. I was skeptical, too, but these little fakin’ bits are pretty darn tasty. I had the lucky privileged of testing the recipe while it was in development and they went over very well

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Millet Fritters with Feta, Spinach and Golden Raisins