More than 140 creative ways to use the goodness of quinoa, barley, oats, and more in your family’s favorite meals—from the trusted name in cooking. With this cookbook, you’ll discover 140 delicious whole grain recipes for every meal of the day—including on-the-go snacks, convenient slow-cooker recipes, and super-fast thirty-minute dishes—plus cooking tips and information on the different kinds of whole grains available, authoritative advice on the health benefits of whole grains, and fifty beautiful color photos. From Oatmeal Pancakes with Maple-Cranberry Syrup and Campfire Popcorn Snack to Spanish Rice Bake and Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake, you’ll discover just how tasty—and easy—cooking with whole grains can be. More than 140 easy recipes offer delicious ways to enjoy whole grains at every meal Informative Q&As demystify whole grains and describe the many different types available, from bulgur and cornmeal to millet and quinoa Chapters on slow-cooker meals and sides, thirty-minute meals and on-the-go snacks help you feed a hungry family in a hurry Special sections take the guesswork out of cooking whole grains and explain the health benefits of eating whole grains every day Recipes feature complete nutrition information, including whole grain servings and carbohydrate choices Fifty tempting color photos of delicious whole grain dishes
Whole grains play an important role in healthy diets, due to their potential role in minimizing the risk factors for several diseases. Thus the need for a comprehensive work that addresses all aspects of whole grain technology including processing, product development and nutrition values. This book covers the technological, nutritional and product development aspects of all whole grains including wheat, rice, barley, rye, sorghum, millet, maize, and oats among others. The book will review and summarize current knowledge in whole grains with the intent of being helpful to the food industry in the development of high-quality whole grain products. Key Features: Covers the technology for whole grain processing Promotes the utilization of whole grain products Provides the information about the nutritional components of whole grains Explores the health benefits of whole grains Presents the latest trends and safety concerns of whole grains The chapters include amaranth, barley, brown rice, buckwheat, maize, millets, oats, quinoa, rye, sorghum, and wheat. In addition, current trends in processing technology and product development for whole grains are explained in detail in a separate chapter. The last chapter deals with the food safety management of whole grains. Contributions from global experts in this field make this book a key reference material for all aspects of whole grains. This book is suitable for students, scientists, and professionals in food science, food engineering, food technology, food processing, product development, food marketing, nutrition and other health sciences.
WHOLE GRAINS AND HEALTH The updated guide to whole grains and their integral role in nutritional health In an increasingly health-conscious society, the potential benefits of whole grain products are of paramount importance to manufacturers, dieticians, and consumers alike. Whole Grains and Health covers all aspects of this crucial topic, presenting a data-driven study of whole grains’ functional components, associated biomarkers and overall impact upon human health. Now in its second edition, the text has been revised and expanded to include six new chapters and groundbreaking new data. This essential guide features: Summaries of large research projects on the health effects of whole grain in Europe and the US New data on the associations between whole grain consumption and risk of developing chronic diseases Discussions of metabolomics and their use in addressing health effects and finding new biomarkers of both dietary exposure and health effects related to the diet Information on the use of genomics in studies of how gene-expression profiles change in response to whole grain intake Newly identified bioactive compounds in whole grains and whole grain fractions The new EU regulations on health claims that affect whole grain food products Providing information that will be of interest to food scientists, healthcare specialists and food industry professionals alike, the second edition of Whole Grains and Health is an essential resource for anyone concerned with the impact whole grains may have upon health.
Bring whole grains to the table in a flash. We all know that we should be eating more whole grains, an essential foundation of any healthy diet. Making this goal a reality can be a challenge, though, especially on a weeknight. In Whole Grains for Busy People, Lorna Sass, author of the James Beard Award–winning book Whole Grains Every Day, Every Way, shows us how to do it—deliciously. Lorna shares 125 tempting recipes that focus exclusively on quick-cooking whole grains—those that take 30 minutes or less to cook—and on the array of whole-grain products that are now easily found in grocery stores, from tortillas to pastas. Boost the nutrition of any meal with tasty, flavor-packed dishes such as Oat-Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Gingered Cranberry Relish; Barley with Mushrooms, Beef, and Dill Sour Cream; and Bulgur Salad with Tuna, Olives, and Feta. Even sweets get a healthy makeover with whole-grain ingredients so that anyone can feel good about indulging in treats such as Orange-Scented Chocolate Chip Cookies, Peach Blueberry Crumble, or Chocolate Pudding Pie. Lorna guides readers through every step of cooking with whole grains, from reading the labels and selecting the best whole-grain products to using techniques that bring out the maximum flavors in the recipes. Rounded out with whole-grain quick-reference charts, advice on building a well-stocked pantry, suggestions for recipe variations, and a full-color photo insert, Whole Grains for Busy People is the only book home cooks need to make over their family’s diet—without spending their entire lives in the kitchen.
Whole Grains and Health presents a science-based discussion of whole grains and their expanding role in health and disease. An international collection of authors presents current perspectives on grains, the many opportunities for further research into whole grains and the remarkable growth potential for product development. Coverage includes discussions on the health benefits of a diet rich in whole grains, the functional components of whole grains and the regulatory nuances of labeling grain products. A unique feature is a section devoted to communicating with consumers. Barriers exist which affect consumer acceptance and use of whole-grain foods. Whole Grains and Health addresses those concerns and offers strategies for furthering research, product development and educational outreach.
Healthy, hearty, and versatile, whole and ancient grains are fast becoming staples in kitchens everywhere. In this comprehensive guide, Cooking Light Executive Food Editor and James Beard Award-winning author Ann Taylor Pittman gives readers amazing ways to make the most of ingredients such as farro, kamut, amaranth, barley, millet, einkorn, sorghum, and more.
This book reinvents how we cook with grains. Ann offers recipes that have us popping and crisping them for texture, creaming them for soups, and using them in sublime, miraculously guilt-free desserts. Everyday Whole Grains covers the essentials on each grain and features 175 flavorful dishes from savory breakfasts, stews, and casseroles, to foolproof pizzas and breads.
With over 100 gorgeous photographs and detailed nutritional information for every recipe, Everyday Whole Grains is as inspiring as it is authoritative and a must-have for food lovers and health-conscious eaters alike.
A review of various types of whole grains, the bioactives present within them, and their health-promoting effects As rates of obesity and other chronic conditions continue to rise, so too does the need for clear and accurate information on the connections between diet and disease, particularly regarding the cereal grains that dominate the Western diet. In this volume, editors Jodee Johnson and Taylor Wallace assemble a panel of leading experts to address this issue. The result is a comprehensive examination of the cereal and pseudo-cereal grains and their most important bioactive compounds. Not only does this volume offer summaries of existing research, it also places these findings within the larger context of health promotion and disease prevention. This includes frank discussions on the limitations of existing studies, as well as current gaps in research for those who want to offer evidence-based recommendations to their patients. Topics addressed include: Methodical analyses of domesticated grain species, their horticultural history, nutritional composition, and known effects on health Beneficial properties of certain bioactive compounds found in particular grain species How bioactive compounds work within an individual’s overall diet to increase health and prevent disease Academic and industry researchers, as well as medical practitioners and public health professionals, will appreciate Whole Grains and their Bioactives, not only as an engaging overview of current research, but also as an illuminating contribution to the often-murky debate surrounding health and the human diet.
Vegetables, Whole Grains and their Derivatives in Cancer Prevention looks in detail at the evidence regarding the effects and mechanisms of action of potentially cancer-preventive components and their sources from plant kingdom. The book covers current knowledge on certain foods and their constituents in cancer prevention, such as cruciferous and green leafy vegetables, nuts and seeds, whole grains, tomato lycopene and carotenoids, alliums and their sulphur and selenium constituents, and capsaicinoids from chilli peppers. It focuses not only on single compounds but aims to widen the view by discussing a whole-diet approach in cancer prevention. A single component may lose its chemopreventive efficacy when isolated from the food matrix and in many cases isolated and concentrated components as supplements may actually induce tumor development. Apart from describing the effects and mechanisms of action, the chapters also contain information on intake, bioavailability, metabolism and possible toxic effects of foods and components presented. Evaluation and comparison of the data from mechanistic studies in vitro with those from animal experiments in vivo form a basis for applying the current knowledge to human nutrition in the field of carcinogenesis. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this book is an invaluable resource for scientists and professionals working in cancer research, as well as individuals involved in food and nutrition.
Thanks to the low-carb movement and the updated USDA food pyramid, we all know we should be eating more whole grains (the “good carbs”). But what exactly are whole grains? And how can we make them not only what we should eat, but what we really want to eat? In Whole Grains Every Day, Every Way, bestselling cookbook author Lorna Sass demystifies whole grains with a thorough grain-by-grain primer followed by more than 150 irresistible recipes. In this extensive guide to the wide range of fantastic whole grains available–many of which are gluten-free–Sass introduces home cooks to dozens of grains, including amaranth, barley, buckwheat, hominy, popcorn, polenta, Job’s tears, millet, oats, quinoa, brown rice, red rice, black rice, rye, triticale, sorghum, teff, farro, grano, green wheat, kamut, spelt, wheat berries, and wild rice. She shares tips for buying and storing these grains as well as the best and simplest way to cook them. And then there are the boldly flavored, contemporary recipes that will truly change the way you cook, covering soups, salads, main courses, and side dishes all the way to quick breads, cookies, and desserts, with a groundbreaking section on whole-grain baking outlining tempting, healthy options. Whole Grains Every Day, Every Way will delight carnivores and vegetarians alike with recipes such as Farro Salad with Prosciutto and Asparagus, Masa Harina–Beef Casserole, Posole with Pork and Chipotle, Millet with Gingered Beets and Orange, and Coconut–Black Rice Pudding. This is the book America has been asking for: the definitive guide that will make it easy and delicious for us to incorporate healthful whole grains into our diets with innovative recipes for every meal of the day.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with complex carbohydrates—no white flour here! We need to eat more whole grains. A diet centered on white flour and refined carbohydrates isn't good for our bodies or our waistlines. Beyond whole wheat are the healthiest "ancient" grains, including teff, buckwheat, and quinoa. These grains are free of gluten and additives, but can they--and flours such as 100 percent whole wheat, barley, and spelt--be used to make delicious desserts? The answer is a resounding YES, thanks to The Sweet Side of Ancient Grains. With recipes made from both ancient grains and more familiar 100 percent whole grains, Erin Dooner has created a must-have cookbook for anyone who wants to eat healthy but is "blessed" with a sweet tooth. Don't have access to certain ancient grains? All but a handful of the recipes can be made with traditional or white whole wheat flours! Unlike previous efforts at whole-grain dessert baking, this book relies on 100 percent whole and ancient grains and incorporates natural sugars wherever possible--all without compromising on results.