Wow! We are already thinking about back-to-school. I’m sure you’re all sorted… but getting organised with shoes, stationery and a new drink bottle are the least of our worries. It’s that daily slog packing lunches that’s the killer! But we love it at Grains & Legumes, because the simple sandwich gets you over the line every time. Check out our
, using leftover roast vegetables, hummus, chicken, egg… once you've got the pantry basics sorted, you're set - download our
to help get you started. So join us,
28 January to 7 February
for your chance to
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Following hot on the heels of celebrating the humble sandwich, February 10 is World Pulses Day. It’s a great reminder to pop half a dozen tins in your weekly shop or stock up on dried varieties in your pantry. Cooking ahead and freezing is the way to go with dried beans, peas and lentils. Last year our published
looked at the way Aussies enjoy their legumes, and with so many cuisines that use hero legumes, it's easier than you’d imagine to include them in meals you’re already preparing!
We’re also talking about the benefits of different varieties of wheat for our grain of the month feature - give our delicious recipes a go and mix up your grains.
And our featured products make reaching your whole grain target a whole lot easier. In just 1/4 cup of whole grain cereal and 1 slice of whole grain bread, you’re well on your way to the daily 48g target. Check out our handy
serve size guide here
to make reaching your target that little bit easier!
Dr Sara Grafenauer
We're bringing back the sandwich again!
With so many schools now well and truly back in the midst of the new term, we're once again celebrating the humble sandwich. We've got a whole host of delicious
for balanced sandwiches and creative lunchbox snacks to keep the kids - and you - fuelled all day. Plus we've got a handy
to get you prepped and ready for the week. Join us and make sure those lunchboxes come back empty!
Humble wheat: our grain of the month
Wheat is one of the most commonly eaten grains around the globe, but its nutritional benefits and variety are often underestimated. In Australia, we eat mostly white wheat which is generally mild in flavour, whereas in the northern hemisphere, it's red wheat, which is more bitter in flavour, that's most commonly eaten.
Many people are surprised to learn that there are a number of different varieties of wheat, with spelt, emmer, einkorn and kamut all offering slightly different nutrient profiles. Why not experiment with your grains and try out a new variety of wheat; try wheat berries in a fresh
use farro in Adam Liaw's
quick chicken soup
or experiment with a mix in this
Light 'n' Tasty
Lighten up your morning with the delicious taste of Light’n’Tasty™. In two delightful flavours, Berry and Macadamia with Oat Clusters, and with the goodness of whole grain wheat and oats, they are just the thing to start your day.
Whole grains are made up of a fibre-packed bran, nutrient-rich germ, starchy endosperm and an array of phytonutrients. It’s the combination of all these elements that make them a nutrient powerhouse and an important part of a healthy diet. One serve (45g) of Light’n’Tasty™ contributes 49% of the 48g whole grain Daily Target Intake.
Light’n’Tasty™ contains iron, vitamins B1, B2, B3, as well as folate to help reduce tiredness and fatigue, and calcium to support healthy teeth and bones, as part of a balanced diet. Kick start your day and enjoy.
If you’re looking for a tasty grain bread, Tip Top makes it easy. Tip Top® 9 Grain® Original, with its perfect blend of 9 grains and seeds, has a delicious soft texture and delivers essential nutrients found in natural whole grains, just as nature intended. In fact, one serve contains 20% of your daily target of whole grains*. Every Tip Top® 9 Grain® loaf is also low GI for longer lasting energy and is naturally high in fibre.
*Two slices of Tip Top® 9 Grain® contributes 20% of the 48g whole grain Daily Target Intake.
IN THIS ISSUE...
> We're bringing back the sandwich again!
> Celebrate World Pulses Day this February
> Humble wheat: our grain of the month
Light 'n' Tasty are back
> Tip Top® 9 Grain® Original
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