Organic/Bio Seeds / Foxtail MILLET
Organic/Bio Seeds / Foxtail MILLET
Organic/Bio Seeds / Foxtail MILLET
Organic/Bio Seeds / Foxtail MILLET
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Organic/Bio Seeds / Foxtail MILLET

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Organic/Bio Seeds / Foxtail MILLET

Weight : 500g / 1Kg

Setaria's Secret: The Timeless Grain - Foxtail Millet

Centuries ago, amidst the ancient civilizations of Asia, the resilient and robust Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica) emerged as a staple grain. Historically revered for its drought-resistant properties and ability to thrive in varied climates, this age-old crop has journeyed through time, offering sustenance to generations. Known for its delicate, mildly nutty flavor, Foxtail Millet is a grain that seamlessly blends with a range of cuisines and dishes, making it a versatile pantry staple.


Features:

  • Vegan: Produced without the use of animal products, ensuring it aligns with vegan lifestyles.
  • Gluten-free: Absence of gluten makes it suitable for those with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease.
  • Organic: Cultivated without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, offering a clean and natural grain.
  • Bio: Promotes sustainable farming practices, benefitting both environment and consumer.

Health Benefits:

  • Digestive Health: Being high in fiber, it supports a healthy digestive system.
  • Blood Sugar Regulation: Can assist in maintaining steady blood sugar levels due to its low glycemic index.
  • Heart Health: Contains magnesium, which may aid in blood pressure regulation and support heart health.

Product Usage:

  • Cooking: Can be used as a rice substitute or in porridge.
  • Baking: A perfect ingredient for gluten-free baking.
  • Beverage: Ground into flour, it can be used in smoothies or shakes.

Nutritional Facts per 100 grams:

  • Macronutrients:
    • Carbohydrates: 65g
    • Protein: 12g
    • Fat: 4g
  • Micronutrients:
    • Iron: 20% DV
    • Magnesium: 35% DV
    • Zinc: 15% DV

Suggested Dosage: Consume ¼ to ½ cup (60-120 grams) cooked for optimum benefits.


Recipes:

  1. Vegan Millet Porridge:
  • Ingredients: 1 cup Foxtail Millet, 2 cups almond milk, 1 tbsp maple syrup, a pinch of salt, fresh berries.
  • Preparation: Rinse the millet. In a pot, combine millet, almond milk, maple syrup, and salt. Cook until millet is soft.
  • Consumption: Serve warm topped with fresh berries.
  • Storage: Refrigerate for up to 3 days in an airtight container.
  1. Quick Millet Salad (On-the-go):
  • Ingredients: 1 cup cooked Foxtail Millet, ½ cup chopped cucumbers, ½ cup cherry tomatoes, 1 tbsp olive oil, lemon zest, and salt.
  • Preparation: Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Consumption: Enjoy chilled or at room temperature.
  • Storage: Refrigerate for up to 2 days.
  1. Millet Face Mask:
  • Ingredients: 2 tbsp ground Foxtail Millet, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tsp lemon juice.
  • Preparation: Mix to form a paste.
  • Consumption: Apply on the face, let it sit for 15 mins, then rinse.
  • Storage: Use immediately.
  1. Millet Detox Soup:
  • Ingredients: 1 cup Foxtail Millet, 2 liters vegetable broth, assorted vegetables (carrots, celery, onions), 1 tbsp olive oil, herbs, and salt.
  • Preparation: Sauté vegetables in olive oil. Add millet and broth. Cook until millet is soft.
  • Consumption: Serve warm.
  • Storage: Refrigerate for up to 4 days.
  1. Expired Millet Bird Feed:
  • Ingredients: Expired Foxtail Millet, dried fruits.
  • Preparation: Mix millet with dried fruits.
  • Consumption: Place in bird feeders.
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place.


Conclusion:

The timeless grain, Foxtail Millet, is not just a staple of ancient civilizations but a modern-day boon for health enthusiasts, vegans, and those seeking gluten-free alternatives. Its multifaceted utility, from the kitchen to cosmetic use, marks its significance. Those striving for a balanced diet, a sustainable choice, or simply a taste of history should consider incorporating Foxtail Millet into their routines. With its impressive health benefits and diverse application, there's no question about why one should have this grain in their pantry.