EAT YOUR CAKE AND HAVE IT: 5 EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR DIET MORE WHOLEGRAINY
So you’ve heard of all (or some) of the awesome ways whole grains can make your life better. You know too, that the refined flours you love so much in those fluffy, foamy melt-in-your-mouth pastries are mostly blank bullets – devoid of nutrients and embellished with many things which are not so good for you. However, the real issue is how you can eat your cake and have it. The joys of the sinful, and the healthiness of whole grain. However, you want to stay away if you’ve been advised to stay off products with gluten and the consumption is a risk to your health. Here are 5 major ways to eat wholegrain without it feeling like a chore.
- MIX YOUR FLOURS: Ease into. Start small. Reduce your white flour by half and replace with whole grains. Gradually, you can switch it up until it grows on you
- INCORPORATE WHOLE GRAINS INTO YOUR FAVOURITE RECIPES: So pancakes and crepes are your guilty pleasures? Try making your pancakes with whole grain flour instead. Check our SEMOLINA PANCAKE to learn more.
3.TRY OUT NEW STUFF: There are a lot of new and exciting recipes to be enjoyed using even newer and even more interesting grains. Farro, quinoa, bulgur…any of these sound familiar? No? Check your favourite health food store and get ready to be wowed. Better yet, do a search for recipes of whole grain foods and get ready to be surprised.
4.START YOUR DAY HEALTHY: They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So how about you start the day by making your most important meal the most healthy one. Fruits with Greek yogurts and a dusting of whole grains, whole grain breads for sandwiches, oats, and whole grain cereals. See if it doesn’t make you happy and make your brain sing!
5. WHOLE GRAIN SNACKS AND DESSERTS: Feeling peckish…? Snack on some popcorns, buy some whole grain biscuits and cookies …
Who says you cannot have fun with whole grains? Whole grains are the new cool!