Easy Whole Wheat Recipes
Whole Wheat Bread, Pizza Dough, Pasta, Pancakes and More
Enjoy these easy and delicious whole wheat recipes for bread, pizza dough, fresh handmade pasta, pancakes, and muffins. Plus, information on the nutritional value of wheat and how to cook whole wheat berries.
Whole Wheat Recipes
This salad has been a family favorite for years. A New York deli shared this prized recipe with us and we are pleased to share it with you.
This KAMUT salad has cranberries and feta cheese. It works great as a side-dish with lamb or chicken.
Whole Wheat Flour Recipes
When most people think of a 100% whole wheat recipe for bread, three words come to mind: dry, dense, and hard. Well not this recipe. This recipe will have you saying - light, fluffy, soft, moist, and delicious. From start to finish it takes 2 -3 hours.
A whole grain base for pizza that tastes great and has a soft and chewy whole grain pizza crust.
A firm, rich, and hardy pasta. Its nutty flavor is a great compliment to any Italian dish.
Simple yet very hardy, healthy and satisfying.
A low calorie, low fat, high fiber blueberry muffin that is healthy and delicious.
This recipe is for you if you want to bake a delicious whole grain bread but are pressed for time. This simple spelt bread recipe only takes 1 1/2 hours. This bread has a pleasant, nutty flavor and is full of texture. It is great for sandwiches and toast.
This KAMUT bread recipe makes one light and fluffy loaf of whole grain bread. From start to finish it will take 2 - 3 hours.
What is Wheat?It is a whole grain that is cultivated in many forms: hard or soft, red or white, and winter or spring wheat. If you want to take advantage of this healthy whole grain food but dislike its bitter taste, consider hard white winter wheat, spelt, or KAMUT. These are sweeter tasting wheats.
When cooking whole wheat recipes, choose dishes that will be complimented by this grain's nutty and slightly bitter flavor.
It will store at least 1 year, if stored properly.
Where to Buy Find out where to buy specialty wheat products...
Health Benefits and NutritionCooking wheat berries is an excellent choice if you want to incorporate whole grains into your diet and boost your nutrition. Hard red spring wheat tops our whole grain comparison charts for protein (1st place) and fiber (3rd). It is similar to the hard red winter variety, nutritionally, except the hard red spring type has 20% more protein. It is also higher in niacin, thiamin, and manganese than other whole grains. To see how hard red spring wheat compares, nutritionally, to other whole grains click on our whole grain list.
It is a great source of minerals, and vitamins which contribute to high energy levels, proper digestion, and a healthy nervous system. Its combination of high protein and fiber make it the perfect health food for building and maintaining a healthy body while lowering cholesterol, promoting regularity, and preventing
high blood sugar levels.
How To Cook Wheat Berries?Add 1 cup of rinsed hard red wheat to 3 cups of water, and add a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and simmer 45-60 minutes. Fluff with fork and let stand 5 minutes. Add some milk and your favorite fruit and this makes for a hearty wheat berry breakfast!