According to Packaged Facts, these five ingredients are becoming increasingly popular for health conscious consumers.
Teff is a relatively unknown grain, but it is finally receiving the attention it deserves. Packed with a wealth of nutrients, it is high in fiber and low in fat. Teff can be used to make artisan breads, cereal bars and a variety of snacks.
Avocados are commonly used for savory dishes in America. However, consumers are now becoming more adventurous when using it to prepare meals. The mild flavor allows it to be used in smoothies, desserts and much more.
Cultivated in Japan, this tea is steadily becoming more prominent. Matcha is full of grassy flavors and lively hues. The tea itself is blended into water, not steeped, which causes it to produce more antioxidants than green tea.
Pepitas, or more commonly known as pumpkin seeds in America, are being incorporated into an array of dishes across the country. Pepitas are nutritious, but also versatile. According to Packaged Facts, "they can be used whole, ground up into foods, or as a garnish—and as garnishes, their green hues give them a visual leg up over most of their nut and seed rivals." The seeds are especially popular in Mexican cuisine because of the vibrant flavor.
Commonly used in soup and rice dishes, lentils are being revived in unique ways across the country. The legume is now being used in multiple forms, whole, dissolved or flour, and incorporated into burgers, salads, sauces and savory snacks.
Part two of our favorite muffin and loaf cake flavors for the Autumn-Winter season. We firmly believe once you taste our muffins and cakes, you will love them.