Is Kamut® Gluten Free?You may find yourself wondering if is Kamut® gluten free, and the short answer is no. It’s not suggested as an alternative grain for those following a gluten free diet, as it is a relative of durum wheat. This means that it contains wheat and gluten. So if you’re following a gluten free diet or have celiac disease, it’s best to steer clear of Kamut®. Luckily, there are plenty of other gluten free alternatives like amaranth and teff.
5 Big Health Benefits of Kamut®When it comes to Kamut®, benefits are wide and varied. From helping to detox to balancing hormones, here are 5 big reasons to start integrating this ancient grain into your diet today.
It’s High in NutrientsKamut® contains protein, fiber, zinc and magnesium. Protein helps to maintain strong tissue and a strong immune system. Fiber aids in digestive health and helps to lower cholesterol. Magnesium strengthens bone tissue and zinc promotes healthy function of the thyroid. Because of Kamut®’s unique and diverse nutritional balance, incorporating it into your diet may help you feel good from the inside out!
It Aids in DigestionKamut® is high in fiber, which helps for smooth function of your digestive system. Not only will Kamut® fill you up but it will help your body to solidify its waste and will get those toxins passed through the body. Bob’s Red Mill Organic Kamut® Berries Our Organic Kamut® Berries are plump and pleasantly chewy in texture. Its quintessential rich and buttery flavor is excellent for soups, salads and casseroles. We love drizzling ours with olive oil, herbs and spices, for a tasty meal or side dish. Like the back of our Kamut® berry bag says, for basic stovetop cooking, start with 1 cup Organic Kamut® Berries, 3 cups water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Soak the berries in water overnight, then drain. Bring 3 cups of water or stock to a boil in a pot with a tight-fitting lid. Add the grains. Cover and reduce heat to low and simmer for 30-40 minutes. Drain off excess liquid, use for your creation and enjoy! You can also try our Organic Kamut® Flour and Organic Kamut® Cereal for more fun recipe variations.
Creative Ways to Enjoy Kamut®
- Add Kamut® to soups, salads, stews and stir-fries.
- Create a Kamut® side dish with fresh herbs like parsley or basil.
- Try it for breakfast. Add fresh berries, chopped nuts and a drizzle of raw honey or pure maple syrup to make a Kamut® breakfast bowl.
- Enjoy it plain with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and black pepper alongside the protein of your choice.
- Use Kamut® flour for things like chocolate chip cookies, muffins and bread.