New delicious ways to make ancient grain recipes. From savory salads to wholesome bread, satisfy your hunger with these wholesome recipes. What are ancient grains? Find out here.
Find recipes for kamut, einkorn, millet, spelt, buckwheat, and more! Our ancient grain recipes may be simple but they’re far from boring. You’re going to love what you make!
Ancient grains are grains that are still grown as they were generations ago. They haven’t been hybridized or genetically modified. They are many times far less or not contaminated with glyphosate as well. The seeds are just saved over and over again and replanted. There are many health benefits to eating food that is as close to the way God made it as possible. After all, He created perfect things for us. Check out more information by clicking the link above that tells what ancient grains are.
Find out more about the health benefits of ancient grains here.
We grind our own flour in our nutrimill grinder. This way we can have fresh flour whenever we want from our stock of ancient grains. Just toss them in, turn it on, and have flour in a few minutes. If you don’t have a grinder, you can get ancient grains flour already ground.
If you want more of my weight loss story and how I grew up on little Debbies and soda and learned how to change my health and life through exercise and nutrition, check out this nutrition guide. It has some basic dos and don’ts that my wife and I used for me to lose 100 pounds and be on no medication at age 53. There are also some sample meal plans in there. It was a long process, not a quick fix, but if I can do it, so can you!
Ancient grains recipes
Spelt Danish Apple Ring is a delicious yeasted tea bread! Filled with apples, cinnamon and almonds then topped with chopped almonds and vanilla icing you might not want to share!
All the magic of this Stuffed Pepper Casserole happens in just one pan. You don’t even have to pre-cook the quinoa!
Superfood Curried Quinoa Pilaf is high in plant protein, nutritious, delicious meal. It is so easy to throw together that it has become one of my favorite weeknight dinners.
This baked amaranth pudding with dried sweet cherries, vanilla and cinnamon is a deliciously flavorful gluten-free and dairy-free dessert.
This cheesy Mexican quinoa is one of my favorite vegetarian dinners. It’s filling, packed with vegetables, well-spiced and cheesy.
Tex Mex Quinoa is full of nutritious veggies and topped with a robust, tangy, lime-garlic marinade.
Farrotto! It’s risotto, but made with farro. Creamy mushroom farroto, or farro risotto, with roasted butternut squash makes a beautiful vegetarian or vegan dinner.
Click on the link above to see our ancient grains bread recipe. It’s flavorful, full-bodied, moist, and delicious. You can’t even imagine it until you try it, but you’re going to want to try it!
These spelt banana muffins make the perfect snack or healthy breakfast for kids or adults.
This spelt banana bread is easy, delicious, moist, and a healthy bread recipe that’s sure to please! It’s also naturally sweetened and dairy-free.
This lightly sweet orange cake loaf is baked with Spelt flour. An ancient grain that is mildly sweet, with a lovely hint of earthiness, and that gives this cake a beautifully soft texture. It’s deliciously moist, buttery, and full of zesty flavors.
This Easy Spelt Focaccia is so simple to prepare and has an amazing texture. Customize the toppings to your liking, and enjoy this delicious homemade bread.
These gluten-free biscuits are like little pockets of buttery, flaky Heaven. Featuring gluten-free flour and rich, creamy buttermilk, they are great when eaten sweet or savory.
Here’s a recipe for Barley Flatbread that’s from 1st Century Nazareth.
These ancient grain buns are a family favorite at our house too. Give them a try.
Ancient Grains Dishes
This ancient grains pizza is going to be your family’s most requested meal! And you’re gonna be glad it is.
Fiery and hot, spicy red sriracha quinoa! The perfect taste bud popping Asian side dish recipe to please all of your spicy loving gluten-free and vegan friends!
This seared tuna with quinoa and stir-fried vegetables is the perfect healthy treat. It’s packed with stir-fried vegetables, whole grain carbohydrates, whole proteins, and vitamins. It’s the perfect healthy ‘treat’ meal.
Savory buckwheat pancakes stuffed with ham cheese and an egg. This is a typical French recipe.
Tex Mex Quinoa is full of nutritious veggies and topped with a robust, tangy, lime-garlic marinade. This 20-minute colorful vegan bowl makes a WOW statement with its looks and taste.
These Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies will brighten up your day. They’re crispy-edged, soft-centered, deliciously buttery, filled with dark chocolate chips, and infused with warm spices. So good, yet so easy to make!
This delicious vegetarian enchilada bake is filled with quinoa and black beans.
Mediterranean bowls are easy and a great way to eat healthy and hearty veggies and grains. Perfect for when a salad just won’t be enough.
Learn how to cook Tasty Gluten-Free Job Tears as a stir fry, soup, or even as a tea for a healthy a delicious way to enjoy this ancient grain.
Spicy quinoa and lentils make the tasty filling for these easy burrito bowls. Made with baked tortillas instead of fried, creating a delicious open-face burrito to serve with all your favorite burrito toppings.
A delicious vegan dinner of buckwheat, roasted sweet potato and chickpeas, kale, and a vegan avocado cream sauce. Gluten-free, healthy, and easy to make with lots of flavor and texture in every bite.
This slow cooker carne asada recipe is easy & delicious, and marinades as it cooks! The mango sauce is spicy sweet, and pairs perfectly with the farro!
Ancient grain crackers
Make these delicious Einkorn Sourdough Crackers and you’ll never go back to store-bought crackers again. They are incredible! If you’re not into sourdough or don’t have any starter, here are Einkorn Crackers without it.
Sundried tomato pesto farro salad is amazing as a main dish or a side. It’s full of nutrients. And the eggplant makes it so yummy!
This easy Egyptian Farro salad is a tasty and healthy vegetarian salad made by mixing cooked ancient grain-Farro with Egyptian/ Middle Eastern flavors.
Just a few simple ingredients yield bold, bright flavors in this Easy Kale and Quinoa Tabouli Salad!
This easy Mediterranean millet salad recipe is a perfect make-ahead lunch for the week. With feta cheese, Kalamata olives, olive oil, and roasted chickpeas, this vegetarian grain bowl is packed with beautifully paired flavors and textures.
A warm sorghum salad paired with roasted kohlrabi, ginger gold apple, and fennel. This gluten-free vegan recipe is slightly sweet, comforting, and nourishing for the cold months ahead.
All the colors and lush flavors of summer in a delightful, gluten-free, & vegan Rainbow Buckwheat Salad. Crisp veggies, sweet blueberries, and fragrant spices like cardamom pull this cold side dish recipe together.
This quinoa salad is healthy and rich in flavor. It uses sweet, roasted butternut squash and creamy, rich goat’s cheese. Its served warm using butternut squash straight from the oven and warmed quinoa.
This farro salad keeps you full but is super bright in flavor. Packed with fresh veggies, and a tangy dressing, it is the perfect way to venture into the world of farro, if you haven’t already!
Using Amaranth grain, you can make the best tabouli recipe. This is a quick and easy salad recipe, packed with nutritious goodness.
Sprouting buckwheat before eating makes it easier to digest and maximizes the nutrient content. Sprouted buckwheat is combined with in-season vegetables and basil pesto for a healthy quick & easy light refreshing salad, made in just 15 minutes.
This Wildflower Bread chopped salad copycat has quinoa and a lot of other healthy goodies. It’s colorful, flavorful, and nutritious!
This buckwheat salad features a perfect combination of nutty buckwheat groats with sweet roasted beets and orange. The addition of peppery arugula, salty feta, crunchy hazelnuts, and citrusy sauce makes this a healthy and full of flavor salad!
Ancient Grains Granola
Ancient grains granola is a wonderfully filling and nutritious snack! It’s easy to make, just click on the recipe and check it out. You make a pretty big batch so once you make it, you’ll have it to use for a while. And you’ll feel good about what you’re eating! And it can even be used to make these granola cups with yogurt and fruit. So good!
Ancient grains cereal
There are many ancient grains cereals you can make, hot cereal style and cold cereal style, you can see here.
Millet porridge is a creamy, gluten-free breakfast easily made in the slow cooker overnight and ready when you wake up. With hints of cinnamon and vanilla, it’s the perfect base to top with your favorite fresh fruit, nuts, and seeds for a hearty start to the day.
You can also make this yummy buckwheat porridge as well. I love hot cereals.
A delicious, chocolatey porridge using Teff, an ancient grain that is a staple in Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine.
An indulgent yet healthy and sustaining start to the day. It’s a traditional soft but chewy wholegrain wheat porridge made with spelt called Frumenty.
Creamy, savory farro porridge topped with parmesan cheese, chicken sausage, wilted kale, and a runny poached egg. This easy-to-make breakfast grain bowl is perfect for cozy mornings!
This Mexican savory breakfast with quinoa recipe is so easy and delicious! It’s vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for meal prep breakfast.
Barley is served up in a creamy breakfast cereal with cinnamon, golden raisins, and nuts. An easy breakfast any day of the week.
Try these Breakfast Buckwheat Bowls with Fruit if you’re looking to get out of that breakfast recipe rut. These buckwheat bowls are super healthy, filling, and tasty. They are also naturally gluten-free because buckwheat is an ancient grain that is not actually related to wheat.
Spiced buckwheat porridge is easy to make and packed full of goodness. This naturally gluten-free breakfast is ready in 20 minutes but can also be cooked ahead of time and reheated.
Check out these expert recipes from the einkorn kitchen on a modern homestead. You’ll be inspired by so many different dishes you can make with einkorn flour.
Ancient Grains soup
Barley adds a nutty bite to this nutritious and comforting Scottish soup. Everyone who tries it asks for the recipe, be prepared!
Homestyle Vegetable Barley Soup is rich and hearty. This simple soup with subtle flavors is super satisfying.
Where to buy ancient grains
You can google ancient grains or the particular grain you’re looking for. There are a few grains and flours available on Amazon. You can check out Bob’s Red Mill for a good variety as well as Great River Milling.
For more healthy eating ideas, check out these meals with vegetables to inspire you.