From Lucia Butum, our healthy eating expertKamut wheat – Get back to the roots
Kamut or khorasan wheat is a 6000 year old wheat from Egypt. It is known as being always grown organically, which also means that it is free from genetic modification.
What makes this wheat so special?
Firstly, it is 30 times higher in protein than commonly used wheat. It contains many minerals, especially selenium, zinc and magnesium. It is rich in Vitamin B and vitamin E, which both support the enzyme function in our bodies. They are also important for normal brain function, a deficiency in either vitamins influences your nervous system in a negative way.
Another great bonus of this buttery and nutty tasting wheat is, that people who are allergic to common wheat can usually tolerate kamut wheat.
All in all kamut is very rich in nutrients, protein and is super tasty.
It is a high energy wheat due to its percentage of lipids. So if you do sports, have a busy and active life or are simply in need of a healthy tasty energy booster, then kamut is perfect for you.
The following recipe is an easy effective way of using your spaghetti left overs. It makes a nutrient rich meal for any time of the day.
By consuming kamut khorasan wheat you are also supporting organic agriculture and help to preserve this delicious healthy ancient grain.
Kamut translated means 'soul of the earth' which says it all.