Move Over, Wheat: Ancient Grains are Set to Make a Comeback in 2014

Move Over, Wheat: Ancient Grains are Set to Make a Comeback in 2014

By Carlynn Woolsey, Foodable Contributor

Move over, rice, oats, and wheat! A new crop of grains is about to go mainstream — and in fact, there is nothing ‘new’ about them. Ancient grains including amaranth, farro, and freekeh (to name a few), are expected to be major players on restaurant menus in 2014. With a nationwide trend toward healthier living taking place, and the gluten-free trend showing no signs of slowing down, these grains pack the nutritious punch consumers are looking for and transition easily in place of traditional starchy dishes. Keep on reading to familiarize yourself with the variations chefs will be reaching for most in the coming months!

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