Likelihood is, you’ve in all probability by no means heard of millet. Millet is a non-gluten grain that incorporates 22 grams of protein and 17 grams of fiber in a one cup serving! It’s an alternative choice to wheat however ought to be eaten sparsely (like something).
It’s full of calcium, magnesium, Vitamin B, fiber and antioxidants. Niacin (Vit B3) in millet helps decrease ldl cholesterol and decrease the chance of sort 2 diabetes. Phosphorus helps rev metabolism, restore physique tissue, and create vitality within the physique (ATP).
That is considered one of my favourite recipes for an all vegetarian meal with a number of protein! It’s good in stir fry, or on it’s personal with a little bit salt and pepper (even for breakfast). I just lately tried millet whereas doing a liver cleanse, and located it to be very tasty!
- 1 cup of millet
- 2 Tablespoons of coconut oil
- 2 cups of water
- 3 inexperienced onions (simply the primary 2/3 of it, beginning with the white half, I don’t use the entire tops)
- 1 small head of broccoli (about 1 cup)
- 1 giant handful of snow peas
- 1/4 of a big pink pepper, or 1/2 of a small one
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 teaspoon contemporary ginger, peeled and grated
- 1-2 dashes of soy sauce
- contemporary floor pepper
- 1 Tablespoon Tahini (floor sesame seeds)
Brown one cup of millet in 1 Tbls of coconut oil till brown and toasty (a couple of minutes not less than – you’ll see it browning up and it kinda smells like popcorn mmm)
Add 2 cups of water and produce to a boil, cowl and simmer on low 20-25 minutes (flip it up sufficient so it’s calmly boiling).
Chop and saute the veggies, together with the garlic and ginger, in a separate pan with 1 Tbls coconut oil. Don’t overcook the veggies till they’re mushy, they need to be barely crispy. Add the soy sauce and pepper, stir.
Mix roughly 1 1/2 cups of the millet into the veggie pan and blend collectively. As soon as it’s good and scorching and able to serve, combine in 1 Tbls of Tahini for a little bit added taste and a wholesome fats supply. I wished extra veggies than grains however you’ll be able to modify the millet ratio to your liking.
What do I do with all this leftover millet?
You’ll have leftover millet. Millet is a superb supply of protein and it’s gluten free. It’s nice for liver cleaning and is a non-inflammatory grain. When you like grits, you’ll love millet and it’s an ideal breakfast meals on it’s personal.