Bob’s Red Mill produces a vast array of whole grain products (cereals, flours, meals, oats, granola, baking aids, grains, beans, and seeds) that give customers a choice of gluten-free and organic selections. The company was founded in 1978 by Bill Moore in Oregon City, Oregon. One popular product, Oatmeal can be bought rolled, steel cut, or stone ground. The varieties of oatmeal consist of wheat bran, whole oat, quick cook, oat bran cereal, rolled, and Scottish.

whole_grain.pngThe United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends a normal diet (50% of daily intake) in whole grain consumption. Whole grains can help reduce the risk of heart diseases, keeps one regulated, and provides fiber, B vitamins, and minerals that are essential.

Switching over to dark grains like brown rice, whole grain, and barley in daily meals takes a while to get used to. Try spicing up classic meals; a whole grain grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup.


The company website provides tips on using its products for baking and cooking projects. Who doesn’t like a tin of homemade baked goods from friends and family? Bob’s Red Mill Natural Products are made from non-genetically modified seeds, containing neither additives nor preservatives. Red Mill’s Natural Products can be found in many local markets including Albertson’s, Whole Foods, Ralph’s, Henry’s and Trader Joe’s. The company website provides a store locator or products can be purchased online as well.