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Try Something new: Swap Rice for Teff
We love experimenting in the kitchen — especially with ingredients most people have never heard of. That’s why we’re big on teff, a tiny gluten-free grain packed with vitamin C and calcium. Made of colon-healthy high-resistant starch, it cooks quickly and keeps you fuller for longer.
The Takeaway: Try teff for a nutritious side dish or grain substitute in favorite dishes.
Try one of our favorite gluten-free recipe substitutions.
Try Teff Banana Pancakes!
Teff flour is a great base for baking, especially when it comes to breakfast classics.