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Wheat Berries - 7 Recipes You Have to Try

Wheat stalk with wheat berries

A bowl of wheat berries is one of the most wholesome ways to eat grains, but few people have heard of them, or even know how the heck to cook them.

Not quite an oat and not quite a seed, they might strike you as a little different at first, but these powerful little grains pack a big punch with energy and essential nutrients. These unsung superfoods are rich in iron, protein, fiber, potassium, vitamins B1 and B3, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, selenium, and copper, and provide incredible lasting energy!

The Ultimate Montana Brewery Road Trip

Montana Breweries Map

Thanks to our fantastically unique climate, Montana is a great place to grow wheat, and that includes hops for some of the best brews you’ll find in the middle of nowhere. Don’t let Montana’s size and empty roads deter you from a brew-discovering road trip — spend a few days on this Montana brewery road trip tour, and get a pint in every region!

Click here to check out the map and go on your own Montana brewery road trip (before the snow flies)!


14 Kitchen Gadgets No Baker Should Live Without

KitchenAid mixer attachments

Calling all bread bakers, muffin makers, and cup-cakers — it’s time to go shopping. 

Having the right tools means less prep, more pride, less mess, and more mastery. It is oh-so-satisfying to watch a loaf of bread rise perfectly at 5,000 feet above sea level, to get a cheesecake out of the pan without it falling apart, to make a cherry pie with fresh Flathead cherries, so we reckon it’s time you upped your arsenal of kitchen gadgets.

Canola Oil Questions Answered

At Wheat Montana, we believe that nature makes the best food, and that you should know exactly what you’re eating.  That’s why we’re especially proud that we’re now using all non-GMO ingredients in our bakery products.

Some of you may have noticed that we’ve switched from using soy oil to using canola oil in our bakery products.  Unfortunately, canola oil has gotten a bad name for itself and we at Wheat Montana are going to help answer your questions regarding this non-GMO ingredient.

Wheat Montana Launches Non-GMO Product Line

Wheat Montana continues to innovate its 100% all natural, nothing artificial product offerings.   Most recently its popular Healthyloaf line of breads have been reformulated with only Non-GMO ingredients.  The company launched the newly re-formulated product into its retail distribution the last week of July, with plans to promote the product in the coming weeks.  The Healthyloaf line of better for you sliced breads has been a top seller for Wheat Montana since its roll-out in 2010, and includes varieties such as:  High Fiber Flax and Sunflower, Montana Multigrain, Cracked

Wheat Montana 7-Grain Cereal with Apples & Nuts

We have a unique and tasty way to serve up your next batch of Wheat Montana 7-Grain Cereal.

Ingredients:

2 cups Wheat Montana 7-Grain Cereal

2 medium apples, diced

1⁄2 cup walnuts or almonds

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey

Serves 4

Cook cereal with the instructions on the bag.  You can choose to do the creamy or chewy versions.  We decided to go for the creamier version, but you may cook it however you would like. 

Wheat Montana 7-Grain Cookies

We decided to take the 7-Grain cookies recipe on the back of the Wheat Montana cereal and add a special twist to it.  The original recipe made around six-dozen cookies.  We cut this recipe down to about 1/3 of the size and found this makes the perfect quick treat for a family of about 4.  Start the oven and preheat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

 
Ingredients:

1 Egg

1/3-tsp vanilla extract

1/3-cup butter

1/3-cup brown sugar

1/3-cup white sugar

Wheat Montana Cookbook

Welcome to the wonderful extended world of Wheat Montana. This Wheat Montana Cookbook was compiled using recipes gathered from around Montana and across the country from many people who have experienced the great products we produce here on our farm. Some recipes come from folks who have discovered us by way of stopping into our deli and bakery while traveling through Montana from afar.