Written by well-known nutritionist Catherine Saxelby, Ancient Grains: Whole-food recipes for the Modern Table” includes more than 200 pages of information and recipes featuring 23 types of ancient grains, including amaranth, barley, buckwheat, chia, millet, oats, quinoa, rye, sorghum and different varieties of wheat, rice and corn.
The initial section of the book discusses the health benefits of grains followed by an ‘ancient grains directory’, discussing each of the grains in detail including their history, nutritional benefits, and how to prepare and use them in your meals.
The remainder of the book offers more than 100 delicious recipes, including vegetarian, vegan, low-GI and gluten-free options. The recipes are broken into categories including Breakfast & Brunch, Breads & Baked Goods, Soups & Starters, Main Courses, Side Dishes & Salads and Desserts. Just a few of the tasty recipes on offer are Toasted Grain & Seed Muesli, Mini Wild Rice Frittatas, Millet & Spiced Vegetable Pilaf, and Chicken, Barley, Leek & Apricot Stew.
If you know wholegrains are good for you but are not sure what to do with them this book is your answer!