Freekeh (Cracked- Organic)

Freekeh (Cracked- Organic)

Freekeh (Cracked- Organic)
105.00 EGP
Product Description

Description: Freekeh is wheat that is harvested while still yellow and soft and then it’s toasted and cracked. It is an ancient dish, popular in North Africa. It is mentioned as far back as the 13th century in a Baghdad cookbook. Freekeh is low in fat yet high in fibre and protein and it is contending with quinoa for the new super grain status (while quinoa is not actually one)

 

Health Benefits: 

It’s high fibre content makes it perfect for weight control

Promotes healthy and regular bowel movements

Is rich in prebiotics, the food for healthy gut bacteria

Contains antioxidants that preserve eye health and prevent age related macular degeneration

 

Calorie Count: 1 cup cooked contains 180 calories

 

Ways to enjoy:

Use it to replace bulgur in your tabbouleh

Make it into a soup (imitating orzo soup)

 

How to Store: Store in an airtight container in a dark cool spot

 

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