How to Properly Toast Quinoa

If you’ve never toasted quinoa, you may be surprised by the depth of flavor and delightful texture this simple step can add to your favorite gluten-free ancient grain. Whether it’s part of the process or the entire cooking method, toasting can turn your quinoa into a brand-new culinary sensation. Sound like something you’d like to […]

Showing Love for Lentils

While our love for gluten-free ancient grains never fades, here at Ancient Harvest, lentils are definitely having a moment. The delicious and nutritious little legumes can be found throughout our collection of recipes, from grill-ready veggie burgers to flavorful pasta salads. And we’re not just showing love for lentils because they taste good. Lentils promote […]

Delicious, Plant-Powered Mix-In Ideas For Your Mac

Lentil Mac and Cheese with Kale, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts

Happy National Macaroni & Cheese Day, everyone! In honor, here are some delicious, plant-powered mix-in ideas for your mac, to elevate an already tasty meal into something more: Kale, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts Inspired by: Lentil Mac and Cheese with Kale, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts, Fit and Frugal for Ancient Harvest (pictured) This […]

Know Your Seeds

While we often refer to quinoa as our favorite gluten-free ancient grain, it’s actually a seed – and as such, it’s in pretty great company. Add seeds to dishes to boost nutrition, increase flavor and provide a delightful crunch – but before you do, you should know your seeds: Flax Used to make foods and […]

Beans & Lentils: Back to Basics

Spring Penne Salad with Lemon and Thyme

Humble foods like legumes and ancient grains have been around for centuries, nourishing people worldwide. But with those people growing busier and having less time to spend in the kitchen, such “old-school” foods have fallen by the wayside – until now. Thanks to plant-based trends like Meatless Monday, households across the United States are rediscovering […]

5 Surprising Sources of Plant-Based Protein

  Here at Ancient Harvest, we’re big fans of eating more plant-based protein – so much so that our gluten-free Bean & Lentil Supergrain Pastas offer twice the protein of traditional pasta. Ingredients like quinoa, beans and lentils are familiar to many who live a plant-based lifestyle – but what about more uncommon sources of […]

Tips For Eating Plant-Powered on a Budget

A common misconception about plant-powered living is that it costs more to eat a more plant-centric diet. But with a little know-how, you might just find yourself surprised by how affordable a delicious, colorful and nutritious plant-powered menu can be. To get you started, try these helpful tips for eating plant-powered on a budget: Know your […]

10 Sources of Plant-Based Calcium

While it’s commonly known that dairy products contain calcium, a mineral necessary for building and maintaining bone health, it may surprise you to learn that we can also get calcium without consuming dairy. Delicious, readily available and naturally gluten-free, these sources of plant-based calcium should all be added to your grocery list: Leafy Greens Kale, […]

Tips for Gluten-Free Living

Here at Ancient Harvest, we are committed to creating wholesome, plant-based products that everyone – even those with serious food allergies or dietary restrictions – may enjoy. We believe in the delicious, nourishing power of gluten-free ancient grains, and that living gluten-free does not mean living flavor-free. In honor of May being Celiac Disease Awareness […]

Baking With Vegetables

Photo courtesy of Lee, Fit Foodie Finds Tomorrow, April 25, is National Zucchini Bread Day – and we’re personally pretty excited to celebrate with one (or more than one!) of these 20 Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread Recipes, courtesy of My Natural Family. The sweetly seasonal treat is a great way to use up leftover zucchini – […]