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Whole Grain Nourishment

  The greatest damage to well-being in America was not from natural disaster, war, or pollution, but from events that took place about 100 years ago. It was caused by adoption of a monopolistic system of milling grain in the cheapest and easiest way to market it. This removed all the germ and bran; almost all the fiber, fatty acids, oils, vitamins, minerals, and dozens of essential nutrients and important antioxidants, for the sole purpose of extending shelf life. Replacing whole grain, the proper core of human sustenance, with denatured empty carbs like white flour and polished grains has been eroding our civilization and well-being ever since.

  Fortunately, whole grain is making a comeback with a special interest in the once revered staple grains of the Americas like EDEN Quinoa, Popcorn, and Wild Rice. These and other whole grains are resurging as absolutely essential to good health.

Healthy Complex Carbs

  Whole grain makes us fit, dimensionally, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. Its helps a body burn 25% more calories per day. Scientists at USDA's Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University say, “Whole grain helps regulate blood sugar by slowing the conversion of complex carbohydrates into sugar. In fact, low-glycemic index foods such as whole grains reduce hunger and can help control weight.” USDA's Dietary Guidelines suggest three servings of whole grain per day. Even the FDA recognizes (guardedly) whole grain – “Diets rich in whole grain and other plant foods, low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.” In other words, we must eat whole grain to be healthy.

Complete Nutritional Integrity Maintained

  All EDEN whole grains are cream-of-the-crop and maintain integrity of all their nutritional components from whole grain's three main parts: endosperm, germ, and bran.

EDEN Red & White Quinoa –Two ancient whole grains, family organically grown at over 12,000 feet on the Andean plateau. Quinoa is as versatile as brown rice, yet much quicker cooking and more nourishing. It has the best amino acid profile of all whole grains providing complete protein that cooks in just 12 minutes. Women’s Health 2009, Grocery Headquarters 2009, and Vegetarian Times 2010 award winners. Use it as an entrée, in soups, stews, salads, and desserts.

EDEN Popcorn –The U.S.A.’s family farm organically grown . This superior popping variety makes large, fluffy, tender morsels bursting with flavor. The no-brainer whole grain alternative to other snacks. It is delicious sprinkled with EDEN sesame salt instead of salt, delivering more flavor, value, and less sodium. Fiber and polyphenol antioxidant rich. GMO-free.

EDEN Wild Rice –Authentic, hand harvested by Native Americans in canoes as required by law. Wood fire parched for a delicious nutty flavor. It cooks up light and fluffy in 30 minutes, not hard like black paddy grown varieties. Vegetarian Times 2009 'Best Go-To Grain.' Versatile as can be, wonderfully nourishing and tasty. A delicious entrée, or use it in soups, stews, salads, stuffing, and stir-fries. A good source of healthy fiber, protein, niacin B3, magnesium, and zinc.

  EDEN 100% whole grains are most appropriate nourishment, guaranteed to please, purify, strengthen, and they deliver long-lasting beneficial satisfaction to those who enjoy them. EDEN Quinoa, Popcorn, and Wild Rice are packaged in resealable, protective, standing pouches for freshness. They are easy to use and very versatile, Gluten Free and  pareve.

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Quinoa Corn Soup

Serves 8 |  Prep. Time 0:05 |  Cook Time 0:20 min.

• 1 Tablespoon Organic EDEN Safflower Oil
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 teaspoon ground cumin, or to taste
• 3 cups water, or vegetable broth
• 3 cups vegetable stock
• 1 medium carrot, diced
• 1/2 cup Organic EDEN Quinoa, washed and drained
• 3 cups organic sweet corn, fresh or frozen
• 15 ounces Organic EDEN Pinto Beans, do not drain
• 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
• 1 teaspoon EDEN Sea Salt, or to taste
• 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
• 1/4 cup yellow pepper, diced
• 1/4 cup fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
• 1 Tablespoon lime juice, freshly squeezed

In a large soup pot, heat the oil. Sauté the garlic and cumin for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add the water and stock and bring to a boil. Add the carrot, quinoa, corn, beans, cayenne and sea salt. Cover and return to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the peppers and continue to simmer for 10 minutes. Just before serving, stir in the parsley and enough lime juice to make the flavors pop.

Nutritional Info Per serving
162 Calories, 4g Fat (19% calories from fat), 6g Protein, 28g Carbohydrate, 7g Fiber, 0mg Cholesterol, 259mg Sodium

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