What Is Organic Millet Grain?
Similar to Quinoa and Buckwheat, Millet isn't actually a grain but rather a seed, being most accurately described as a Pseudo-Grain. This means Millet Grain, like Quinoa and Buckwheat, is not an allergen! Yay!
Less similarly this ancient grain was cultivated in East Asia as far back as 10,000 years ago! Surprisingly, cultivation of millet in prehistoric times was more prevalent than even rice, particularly in what is now China and the Korean peninsula. Despite the 5000 year difference in adapting this whole grain as a staple food, millet porridge is considered a traditional food in Russia as well as China to this day!
Why Should I Get Organic Millet Grain?
Millet is more than just an interesting alternative to the more common grains, The protein structure of millet is quite similar to wheat, however one glaring exception is that millet is a non-gluten grain and as such not classified as an allergen! Its also exceptionally healthy, enriched with some very important nutrients, including copper, manganese, phosphorus, and magnesium.
Millet Grain is very high in starch like most other grains, this is actually a very helpful aspect of Millet as it doesn't require a great deal of deviation in your recipe if your substituting Millet for a more conventional gluten containing grain. This is especially good as Millet will make Great baked goods, especially breads and pancakes, can also be used as a traditional porridge-like cereal.
Millet is a true life saver for those with strict dietary requirements and is always useful to have on hand, especially for its easy to substitute properties.
What's In My Organic Millet Grain?
Ingredients: Organic Millet Grain
Product Packed On A Premesis that handles Nuts, Seed, Soya, Sesame & Gluten
Country of Origin: China, Russia
|Typical Values||Per 100g|
|Energy (kcals)||378 Kcal|
|Energy (kj)||1582 Kj|
|- Of Which Saturates||0.7 g|
|- Of Which Sugars||- g|
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