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Grain Blends
The Way to Add Health to Every Meal

grain blends

Versagrain adds a nutritional boost to all your favorite meals without compromising flavor. The formula (inspired by Kashi) is a combination of five whole grains along with sesame seed and flaxseed. This high-fiber, high-protein, nutrient-rich, whole grain and seed blend mixes well with other foods. Read on then tell us what you think at the bottom of this page.

Grain Blend Formula
(yields 9 cups dry, 18-20 cups cooked)

2 1/2 Cups Whole Oats
2 Cups Whole Hard Red Winter Wheat
1 1/2 Cups Whole Long Grain Brown Rice
1 Cup Whole Buckwheat
1 Cup Whole Barley
1/2 Cup Whole Flaxseeds
1/2 Cup Whole Sesame Seeds

Mix all of the grains thoroughly in a bowl. Presto! You have just created a super food that is low-cost and if stored properly will last up to 2 years in the pantry. Our grain blend is a fantastic staple for healthy food storage. Just see how it compares to other storable grains.

grain blend nutrition

How to Cook It?

Combine 1 part blended grains and 2 parts water. Bring to a full boil. Then turn heat to the lowest setting and let simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until the water has evaporated. Remove from heat, fluff with fork, and let stand for 5 minutes. Yields 2-3 cups.

Cook and keep some on hand so it is easy to access and mix in your favorite dishes for added health. If cooked and stored in a closed container, it easily lasts up to 5 days refrigerated.

How to Use It?

Use our blend in soups, stews, and casseroles. Add it to all your Mexican and Italian recipes. It accepts flavors easily and is virtually undetectable in kid meals. It is a perfect addition to all cheesy, spicy, and saucy foods. Try it as a healthy replacement in any rice based dish. OR enjoy it as a cold cereal topped with your favorite fruit. Explore the possibilities!

Recipe Ideas

These recipes are quick, simple, and delicious. ENJOY...

Consider our blend as a healthy, pleasant replacement for your morning cereal or oatmeal.

3/4 cup grains, cooked
1 banana, sliced
1/2 cup milk
Add brown sugar, to taste

In a serving bowl, combine cooked grains, banana, and milk. Top with brown sugar, to taste. Serve warm. Or cook the grains ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator for a quick, delicious cold breakfast in the morning. If cooked and stored properly in a closed container, it easily lasts up to 5 days refrigerated.

Consider making individual portions and storing them in the refrigerator in sealed, plastic containers. Each portion will easily store for at least three days and make for a quick, healthy, and very satisfying meal.

1/3 can refried beans
1/2 cup grains, cooked
3 slices of cheese
Add your favorite salsa, to taste

In a serving bowl, add beans, cooked grains, and top with cheese. Melt in the microwave for 1 1/2 minutes. Add your favorite salsa, to taste. Mix thoroughly and enjoy.

Quick Lasagna
This is a very easy vegetarian meal for mock lasagna.

1 cup grain blend, cooked
3/4 cup broccoli, chopped
Your favorite red pasta sauce
3-4 slices of cheese

In a serving bowl, combine the cooked grains and broccoli. Mix in your favorite red pasta sauce, to taste. Top with cheese. Heat in the microwave and eat. If you're not vegetarian, add cooked hamburger.

Chicken Salad

1/2 cup grain blend, cooked
1 chicken breast, cooked and chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1/2 cup cheese, finely cubed
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup water chestnuts, chopped
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
3 tablespoons of mayonnaise

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, and mix thoroughly. Serve cold. This chicken salad also tastes great wrapped in tortillas or inside pita bread.




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