Blog Posts - Whole Grains



Multigrain Nutella Swirled Banana Bread

I got a huge bunch of bananas from the market a few days ago in the hope of making some banana halwa but the plans didn't quite materialise and after eating and eating several good ones we had to abandon the mission and watch them die quietly. Wh...

Rye Brownies with Caramel and Sea Salt

These Rye Brownies have caramel and sea salt sprinkled on top, giving them a salty crunchy bite. Easy to make and seriously addictive! “Here it is…” said my friend Felisa as she gave everyone else around her suspicious looks and slyly pulled ou...
by Eat the Love on Mar 14, 2016

The Benefits of Baking with Whole Grains

Did you know store bought flour has been stripped of its vitamins? That’s one of the reasons the writer began milling her own.
by Hunter Happenings on Jan 18, 2016

Prevent Constipation

Prevent Constipation 5 High Fiber Foods That Prevent Constipation Fiber is the part of plant-based foods that the body can’t breakdown. It is also known as roughage. It helps the body in easing bowel movements together with removing cholesterol and...
by The Things Women Want on Nov 19, 2015

Banana Coconut Bread

In my quest to cook things diabetic friendly, I cooked this Banana Coconut Bread the other day and was very pleased with how it turned out!  High in fibre and low in both fat and sugar.  Yay!   That makes me happy.  Although...
by The English Kitchen on Nov 10, 2015

Wholemeal Pumpkin Pie Rolls

I've been experimenting a lot with my baking since my Type2 Diabetes diagnosis, and I have to say in all truth a lot of my experiments have been quite disappointing . . .  it seems that when you take the sugar and fat out of things . . .  a...
by The English Kitchen on Oct 31, 2015

Pasta with Aubergine Sauce (Eggplant)

When I was in high school, my mother discovered Italian food, in the way of Italian Spaghetti . . .  which meant . . a tin of catelli spaghetti sauce, stirred into a pound of browned hamburger and heated through.  This was considered a real...
by The English Kitchen on Oct 14, 2015

Fig Clafoutis - Low GI

Cooking and eating delicious food should be fun. Sometimes when one is faced with dietary restraints you can feel a bit down . . .  and like all of the fun has gone out of eating and cooking, especially if you are a person who loves to cook.&nbs...
by The English Kitchen on Oct 13, 2015

The Sue Gregg Cookbooks

While looking for answers to her family’s health challenges, Sue discovered a healthier way of eating and launched her business, Sue Gregg Cookbooks.
by Hunter Happenings on Oct 12, 2015

Wild Rice with Cranberries, Mushrooms and Almonds {recipe}

With spring and warmer temperatures, I get inspired to eat healthier. I wish that was the case in the colder months as well, but sadly I crave comfort foods to keep me warm that time of year. It's like I need to start over again every spring. Along...
by Family, Friends and Food on Apr 26, 2015

Wholemeal Wreath Loaf

I was recently sent a lovely Hamper from the people at Baking Mad and challenged to bake myself a loaf of bread!  I have a real fear of baking with yeast.  Most of the time (even when I use the bread machine) my bread turns out lousy! ...
by The English Kitchen on Mar 17, 2015

Taco Quinoa Chili (Meatless) Recipe

My husband will tell you he’s not a picky eater, but don’t believe a word of it. He doesn’t like cucumbers, Brussels sprouts, beets, sweet potatoes or any other mushy orange vegetable, and quinoa. Until now. Apparently quinoa just n...
by Kitchen Stewardship on Feb 17, 2015

7 Anti-Aging Foods

I saw an article at Sharecare.com about seven foods they refer to as “anti-aging powerhouses.” These foods may also help cut your risk of heart disease and cancer when incorporated into a healthy diet. So if you’re interested,...
by NancyCreative on Sep 17, 2014

{Recipe} Veggie Wheat Berry Salad

What do you have for lunch each day?  Are you fortunate enough to have a full kitchen at your disposal so that you can make up whatever appeals to you each day?  I'm not that lucky, since I work outside the home... I try to pack a lunch to bring wi...
by Family, Friends and Food on Jul 13, 2014

Recipe: Pancakes

Pancakes are pretty much the fastest food on the planet to make — and that’s without a mix. If you’ve got the basics in your kitchen — flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, oil, eggs — you can whip together a … Contin...
by Middle Aged Plague on Feb 11, 2014

Glazed Oatmeal Cookies

   Cookie or Biscuit, no matter what you call them . . . these wholesome home baked tea time treats are a favourite with kids of all ages.  When my children were growing up I always made sure there was a nice homemade snack for th...
by The English Kitchen on Nov 9, 2013

I AM NOT A FOODIE: A Chance to WIN with Dempster’s #DIYSandwich!

For the past 6 years, I’ve had a unique job that sees a site change every 6 months or so. Most recently, I was banished exiled transferred to Yonge & Finch, where I quickly found the lunch options rather… limited*. So to save money an...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Oct 30, 2013

I AM NOT A FOODIE: A Chance to WIN with Dempster’s #DIYSandwich!

For the past 6 years, I’ve had a unique job that sees a site change every 6 months or so. Most recently, I was banished exiled transferred to Yonge & Finch, where I quickly found the lunch options rather… limited*. So to save money an...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Oct 30, 2013

I AM NOT A FOODIE: A Chance to WIN with Dempster’s #DIYSandwich!

For the past 6 years, I’ve had a unique job that sees a site change every 6 months or so. Most recently, I was banished exiled transferred to Yonge & Finch, where I quickly found the lunch options rather… limited*. So to save money an...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Oct 30, 2013

Recipe: Peanut Butter Muffins

I love muffins. They’re fast, easy, inexpensive, and easily adaptable to any meal. If you’re facing the dinner hour and find yourself staring at the kitchen cupboards, mind totally blank, then why not make muffins, brew a pot of tea, R...
by Middle Aged Plague on Oct 15, 2013


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