Unboxed: 7 natural brands that celebrate healthy grains
This week: healthy grains.
While products that eschew grains, such as those certified for the Whole30 and paleo diets, have certainly gained traction in the past several years, there's also been a quiet emergence of products that laud nutrient-dense grains. Perhaps it’s the popularity of plant-based foods that's driven this trend—if a brand doesn’t want to use meat, dairy or eggs in a product formulation, protein and fiber-dense grains are a sterling way to get more nutrition in.
The following novel products celebrate the humble grain, and highlight lesser-known varieties such as barley, amaranth and red quinoa.