Bet you didn't know that March is frozen food month! Well it is and you are in luck because if anyone knows how to celebrate this occasion, it's Grainful.
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Happy New Year! 2015 was a huge year for us at Grainful, full of exciting changes and lots of fun. Whether you've just discovered the steel cut goodness of Grainful or have been a fan from the start, we are so grateful that you are along for the ride. Here's a quick look back on everything that went on in 2015.
We know what you're thinking "what in the world does chiffonade mean?!" Well lucky for you, Chef Sacco is here to help. A chiffonade is a preparation of shredded leaf vegetables, used as a garnish. With these tips you can make all your meals look like they came from a five-star kitchen! So sit back, relax and learn how to chiffonade basil with Chef Sacco.
Happy Whole Grains Month! In case you didn’t know, September is the official National Whole Grains Month, according to the Whole Grains Council. Here at Grainful, we know that you celebrate whole grains year round, but why not get in on the celebration and strengthen your relationship with the wholesome food group?
A nice slow-cooked braised beef is perfect to prepare on an easy Sunday. The addition of an apple slaw brings a nice crunch to this otherwise mouthwateringly-tender dish.
Earlier this month there was a secret Grainful photo shoot of some of the new things coming your way. We can't tell you much, but be sure to keep an eye out for Grainful Exclusives. What we can show you is a little about what these photo shoots look like behind-the-scenes!
Farmer's markets are excellent for seasonal shopping and supporting local farms, but they can be overwhelming. Follow these tips and learn how to become a farmer's market master.
With summer in full swing and Independence day right around the corner, its time to fire up the grill and raid the farmer's market to prepare a meal that is a real crowd pleaser. There's nothing better than a fresh summer salad, dressed to impress-bonus points if you can include veggies from your own garden!
In just 10 minutes, you can make your own “Guac” and have your guests begging for the recipe. What's Chef Sacco's secret? Her homemade Cilantro Sofrito. This quick addition will transform your guacamole, or any dish for that matter!
Chef Sacco is back with another delicious original recipe! These yummy lettuce wraps are full of protein and flavor to keep you full and energized all day long, but are also light enough to serve as a quick snack if you are on the go. Give these quick-and-easy Chinese Five Spice Shrimp & Pork Lettuce Wraps a try and let us know how it goes!
With summer sneaking up on us, most swap out their chili pots for mac salad containers, but who says chili has to be a winter dish? Certainly not us! Did you know that spicy foods can actually cool you down in hot weather?
The reign of the apple might be coming to an end, avocados are now center stage as everyone's healthy secret! Proven to have cholesterol-lowering abilities by the Journal of the American Heart Association, avocados are also known to squash hunger and are full of B vitamins, which help fight off infection.
Avocados are a great addition to any dish: sandwiches, salads, dips- you name it! While using avocado to mix up meal time is easy, prepping this ingredient can be difficult. Chef Sacco is back to teach you what to AvocaDO and how to prevent your avocado's from oxidizing because brown guacamole is a major AvocaDON'T.
It’s almost Cinco De Mayo time again! Traditionally, this is a day full of tacos and enchiladas, but why not give your fiesta a little healthy twist this year with oats as your secret ingredient! You can serve Grainful's Vegetarian Chili over tortilla chips for a healthy, hearty nacho dish and the Unstuffed pepper goes great over a bed of spinach to make an all-natural Taco salad!
Check out Grainful's President, Jan Pajerski's first-hand account of the 2015 Natural Products Expo West, a natural, organic and healthy products event, which took place March 4-8, 2015 in Anaheim, California. Events like these showcase the newest and most innovative products in the natural-product business.