- — Non-GMO, Vegan
- — Very Low in Saturated Fat
- — Good Source of Dietary Fiber
- — Rich in Magnesium, Copper & Manganese
Organic Teff is a delicious grain full of protein, fiber, minerals, and B vitamins. It comes from a type of cereal grass native to Ethiopia, but some grow all over Northwestern Africa, India, and parts of Australia. Food To Live Organic Teff is a top-quality non-GMO product your whole family can enjoy. It looks a lot like sand because it is the smallest grain in the world. However, the tiny size doesn’t diminish the nutritional value and health benefits of these seeds.
Ogranic Teff Health Benefits
Organic teff whole grain offers the same health benefits as other whole grains. It’s good for your digestive system and heart due to fiber. A cup of cooked organic teff grain has about 200 calories, 10 grams of protein, 7 grams of fiber, and less 2 grams of fat. It’s an excellent addition to any diet. Organic teff grain is naturally gluten-free, an excellent choice for gluten-free diets. One cup of cooked Teff gives you 29% RDA of iron. This mineral is tough to get from food, especially if you are a vegan or vegetarian.
How to Cook Teff Grain
Organic Teff is a staple food in its native lands. It’s used both as a grain and as flour in gluten-free baking. To cook organic teff whole grain, roast the seeds in a tablespoon of olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Then add water or broth (1 part grains to 1 ½ parts liquid). Let it simmer for 15 minutes and then fluff it up. Set the covered pot aside for about 20 more minutes. Serve with veggies to complement them.