Creamy like mashed potato, fluffy like rice, Millet makes a great alternative to either. Rich in iron, B vitamins and calcium, it has a mild taste with a light corn flavor. Lightly dry toast before cooking in water to enhance Millet’s nutty flavor. Try in an Indian pilaf, in soups and stews and in salads.
Glutinous rice, better known as ‘sticky rice’, is given its unique texture by the absence of starch. It can be stir-fried but is generally steamed or boiled, and is used in Chinese cooking for sweet desserts, savory dishes, and stuffing for dumplings. Ideal for anyone that wants to give home-made Chinese cooking a try.
Chinese sticky rice
Filled to the brim with protein, fiber, iron and antioxidants, red beans are a great way to fill yourself up and add some extra goodness to your lunch or dinner. Red beans and rice are a staple the world over, but you can make it much more interesting; try spicing it up, Cajun style, with seasonings and sausage, or make a hearty red bean curry.
Hearty & healthy
Simply whole Organic Oats, harvested and cleaned with only the inedible outer shell removed and the germ and fiber-rich bran remaining intact. An excellent source of fiber, zinc and B vitamins.
Hearty & healthy
Flaxseed is thought to aid in the prevention of heart disease, cancer and diabetes. High in omega-3s, Flaxseed can be used as a fat substitute in many recipes, and is great added to casseroles, soups and stews. A light flavor that won't overpower the rest of the dish.
High in fiber & omega-3s
Great for the cardiovascular system regulating blood pressure, buckwheat is as powerful a health promoter as fruit or vegetables. Used in baking, or cooked like oatmeal and eaten for breakfast. A versatile, healthy addition to your diet.
Healthy grain alternative
High in iron, zinc, fiber and vitamins, Black Rice may promote kidneys, stomach and liver health. Its light, nutty flavor is perfect for adding nutrition to any rice dish. Also enjoy in sweet puddings or mix with peanuts and mango for a hearty salad.
High in iron & fiber
A staple of Chinese cuisine, black beans are full of fiber and protein but very low in fat. They are as healthy as they are delicious and 100% organic. Black beans have a strong, savory flavor that adds a unique twist to any Chinese dish; they are a great seasoning for stir-fries, complementing beef and green pepper particularly well.
High in protein & fiber
Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a herbal remedy, Coix Seeds are easy to add into your diet: mix with rice, wild yam and other herbs to make a healthy porridge. Boiled Coix Seeds can also be used to make a tea. Coix contains high levels of essential fatty acids, which help to combat viral infections and relieve inflammation.
Incredibly nutritious, gluten free edible seeds that are eaten like a grain. With a fluffy texture and mildly nutty flavor, Quinoa is a complete protein, containing all nine essential amino acids as well as many other nutrients. Enjoy as an alternative to pasta or rice. Quinoa comes in many different colors but this doesn't change its taste.