Multigrain -a combination of two or more grains like wheat, rice, oats, barley, corn, millet and flax among others -is the preferred food for health-conscious people these days. And why not? They combine the goodness of all grains and are therefore high in complex carbohydrates, protein, magnesium, copper, iron, fatty acids, Vitamin B, starch and fiber.
We are all fans of multigrain breads, but did you know that now you can find the benefits of multigrain in many types of food items available in the city of fitness freaks? Here are some of your favourite food items available in multigrain variant in the city. Also, you can easily whip them up in your own kitchen. With so many benefits to offer us, why not shift to multigrain meals?
Give your pizza a healthy spin by making the dough with multi-grain flavour. Maybe then you can be excused for the cheese that you are going to load on the top.
Flour, which is traditionally used to make the naan, can be easily substituted with nutritious whole wheat, ragi and oats. It might lack the elasticity, but it’s a small price to pay for health.
It is OK to have desserts once in a while, but you do not need to go the whole way. You can supplement the flour with oats, whole-wheat flour and cornmeal to inject some health in it.
This is something you can easily pick up from any shop. But if you want to be absolutely sure of what is being put in to it, bake your own!
Cakes don’t only mean of flour, sugar, butter, oil and cream. Now cakes are also made with staples like millets, whole-wheat flour, oats, semolina, jaggery and even vegetables like beetroot and zucchini, which add health and taste to your bakes.
Though dosas are generally healthy, the multigrain variety is light and is filled with the goodness of many millets and lentils. Try it and you will be surprised.