Get Your Freekeh On: A Guide to Old-World Grains

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Do you know freekeh from farro? What about identifying kamut in the mix? In the spirit of New Year’s resolutions and healthy eating, it’s time to get to know your old-school grains. Besides, aren’t you tired of boring old oats and rice?

These so-called ancient grains carry the title because they’re old (some more than 5,000 years) and they haven’t been modified for industrialized production like wheat and corn. This also means many carry a nutritional punch you won’t find in more familiar grains. Check out The Wall Street Journal’s primer on quinoa, kamut, teff, freekeh, farro, millet, and, rye and try a new grain today!

Get Your Freekeh On at The Wall Street Journal

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