Even though millet has been a food staple for many traditional cultures for centuries, few people living in modern cities have tasted millet, let alone been made aware of its health benefits. Instead millet is often used in bird and animal feed.
Millet is one of the lesser known grains, yet it is extremely nutritious and easy to make. It can be boiled or steamed. If you enjoy a nutty flavour some people recommend dry roasting the millet before cooking it.
Flaxseed is one of the most nutritious foods you can eat. The seeds are packed with essential vitamins and minerals and contain some of the highest levels of Omega 3’s. Adding flaxseed to your daily meals can help you maintain better nutrition and a healthier body. Here are 4 easy ways to get a flaxseed nutrition boost:
Millet is a versatile gain that can be used as the basis for a main meal or side dish. It is an easy to prepare grain that is full of nutrients and aids in digestive health. The millet can be prepared in advance and then combined with a multitude of fresh ingredients to make a meal in minutes. Here are a few lunchtime salad ideas:
Flaxseeds are a tiny brown seed with a tough outer casing. They are also known as linseeds and are the source of the popular linseed oil that is used to polish and finish furniture. However, flaxseed oil is food grade and very different from industrial linseed oil. Flaxseed has multiple health benefits for humans.
Enjoy your Natureland honey on its own. It is delicious eaten raw or spread on a slice of freshly baked bread, crisp waffles or warm pancakes. For breakfast drizzle some honey over museli and yoghurt to add sweetness. It can also be used in salad dressings combined with mustard or olive oil and vinegar.