It’s why we call it “all natural.” And that’s a good thing because Mother Nature packed wheat germ with a lot to love — fiber, protein and plenty of vitamins and minerals to help keep you healthy, happy and strong.
Use it to up the nutrition in cookies and muffins; as a crunchy, satisfying topper for oatmeal, cereal, yogurt or salads; or to replace bread crumbs in everything from homemade mac ‘n’ cheese to meatballs. The resealable pouch helps keep the wheat germ fresh.
Look for it in natural food stores and health food sections of grocery stores nationwide.
2 8oz. servings
1 container (8 ounces) raspberry low-fat yogurt
1 medium ripe banana, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1 cup ice cubes
1/4 cup Sun Country All Natural Wheat Germ
Place all ingredients in blender and blend on high speed about 1 minute or until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and, if desired, sprinkle with additional wheat germ.
For a thicker shake, use a frozen banana. Place peeled and sliced banana in container, cover tightly, and store in freezer until ready to use.
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef or turkey
3/4 cup Sun Country All Natural Wheat Germ
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/3 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 egg white, slightly beaten
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons honey
Heat oven to 350° F. For meat loaves, combine first seven ingredients in large bowl and mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape meat mixture into eight 3×2-inch loaves; place in baking dish. Bake 30 to 35 minutes to medium doneness (160° F) or until center is no longer pink and juices show no pink color. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. For sauce, combine mustard and honey and mix well, serving over meat loaves.
Substitute barbecue sauce, teriyaki sauce or ketchup for mustard and honey. Serve with noodles, couscous or quick-cooking rice