#SCBDReview: Freekeh Ancient Rice

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I had the pleasure of trying Freekeh Ancient Rice. I was sent Original, Rosemary Sage as well as Tamari and I must say that Rosemary Sage was my absolutely fave! I’m a sucker for Sage and fell in love with the yummy taste. It wasn’t too strong; instead, it made my taste-buds yearn for more and more. 

When it comes to healthy foods, I’m all about trying and sampling anything I can get! It was more than thrilled to see all the various recipes Freekeh had to offer. 

Some may wonder what this Freekeh brand is all about. Well, according to their website it says:

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Freekeh is an ancient roasted grain that is a great improvement to rice or other grains. It has an awesome nutty, chewy texture. We offer it organically in 3 varieties: Original, Rosemary Sage and Tamari. What’s more, freekeh has up to 3 times the amount of fiber and protein as brown rice.  Freekeh is also naturally low in sodium and vegan!

Also, when it comes to nutrition, Freekeh food will not disappoint you-

Freekeh is a healthy alternative to rice because it has up to 3 times the protein as even brown rice! Freekeh is a roasted ancient grain that is equal to quinoa in protein and fiber.

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Our freekeh is also low glycemic according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is recommended by many dieticians who have type 2 diabetes as a healthy complex carb.

See for yourself! It’s low sodium, good protein and fiber – a great combination for athletes, folks watching their waistline and kids too!

We got an “A” grade on Caloriecount.com too! Dr. Oz recommends freekeh as one of his “7 Essentials for women over 40.” check it out!

While you’re at it, check out all their hearty recipes.

I would highly recommend Freekeh rice to anyone craving something healthy and different! Why not hop on over to their Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pages to see what they’re all about!

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