Nutritionists and other health experts often promote whole grain food as a necessary part of a balanced diet. With the myriad of commercial products advertising “whole grain” as a selling point, it is wise for consumers to understand what is and what isn’t actually beneficial. For instance, bread that [...]
You may have heard the term “refined grains” in a negative context, but do you know what it really means? Whole grains are made up of three parts: the germ (inner layer), endosperm (middle layer) and the bran (outer layer). The bran and the germ contain the most nutrients [...]
If you have browsed the shelves of a health food store or section recently, you may have noticed products that advertise sprouted wheat. But what are sprouted grains and are they really a more healthy option? In short, they are grains that have been allowed to sprout in a [...]
Whole grains are an important element of a healthy and balanced diet. Low in fat, high in fiber and naturally filling, whole grains also reduce the risk of conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. However, around 1-2% of the population suffers from celiac disease – or [...]
Whole grains have played a part in the diets of multiple civilizations for thousands of years. Depending on their region, they were grown based on the ability to be grown and harvested. Occasionally, these crossed continents to be introduced to new places where they could be cultivated, but there [...]
I'm sure many of you read this title and thought 'duh!' But I didn't always feel this way, I had the impression that making bread would take all day and that it was super difficult. That was until this last weekend. I've worked here at L'Chef for 3 years [...]
Do you know what goes into the bread you buy at the store, and more importantly what is taken out?
Unfortunately, processed bread – even ‘whole wheat’ bread – is generally robbed of the nutritional ingredients that make whole grains a superfood. As a result, consumers can be left [...]
Have you ever wondered which is the best whip, whisk, or paddle to use for your recipes? Let's take a closer look at each tool and some examples of recipes to use them with.
Universal Plus Mixer
Wire Whips (MUZ6DB3) Included with each Universal Plus Mixer. With 8 stainless steel tines, [...]
Is there really a difference between the two or is it all just a marketing ploy to sell more 'variety.'
When looking on store shelves you are presented with an overwhelming amount of choices. If you are like me, the word 'Grain' can be a keyword to look out [...]