Wheatgrass is one of the foods that is not very common in our daily eating regimes, but is nevertheless gaining popularity and becoming a brand new nutritional trend among fitness freaks.

Here we will outline the most delicious wheatgrass recipes, which also occupy a higher place in the health and nutrition index.

Know more about Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is like the sprouts of common wheat.

It is usually available as a juice or powder concentrate, and is also sold in the form of spray, cream and gel applications. It first entered the market in the early 1940s in North America and is since then being used as a health food as well as medical supplement.

High in Nutrition

The benefits of this health food are innumerable. It is rich in nutrients and antioxidants and contains several vitamins (A, C, E, B-12) and minerals like iron, magnesium, calcium, etc.

Regular consumption of wheatgrass is known for its manifold health benefits.

Great for various health conditions

It acts as a deterrent and helps health conditions like anemia, tooth decay, high blood pressure, diabetes, bladder infections, digestion problems, kidney stones, liver disorders, skin cancer, arthritis, high cholesterol, and cancer.

With so much to offer, it is high time to make this health food an integral component of your daily diet.

In order to render the task easier for you, we present a list of 10 delicious meals and drinks which you can prepare with this fantastic food.

You can savor at length on them, as all the other ingredients being used are also rich in vitamins and micro elements, yet are moderate in calories and come under the list of top low carb foods.

We have used wheatgrass in the form of juice or sprouted grains for the preparation of these recipes.

1. Muesli with Wheatgrass, Berries and Kefir

What ingredients do I need?

  • 4 tablespoons Wheatgrass
  • 100 g fresh berries
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1.5 cups Kefir
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

How to prepare

  1. Take wheatgrass in a container and pour kefir on top of it. Also add cinnamon and honey.
  2. Now wash the berries and pick the fresh ones out. Mix it with the kefir and wheatgrass mixture.

2. Wheatgrass and Prunes Cookies

What ingredients do I need?

  • 1.5 cups wheatgrass
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 100 g prunes

How to prepare

  1. Add wheatgrass and prunes in a blender and grind them properly until the mixture turns smooth.
  2. Mix poppy seeds to this mixture.
  3. Mold the mixture in the shape of cookies. Cook it in a preheated oven for 5 minutes.
  4. Turn the cookies upside down and cook for another five minutes.

3. Wheatgrass Pumpkin Pie

What ingredients do I need?

  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 bananas
  • 1-2 tablespoon of wheatgrass
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 4 tablespoon honey

Preparation

  1. Put all the ingredients in a blender and mix them until smooth.
  2. Pour this blended mixture in a glass dish or pie plate, coated with a little coconut oil.
  3. Bake it at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  4. Let it cool down a little and then refrigerate, until ready to serve.

4. Healthy Wheatgrass Brownies

Ingredients

For Brownie Base

  • 540 ml black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 flax eggs
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoon konjac powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 scoop vegan chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon pure powdered stevia
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Mint Cream

  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup powdered erythritol
  • 1 tablespoon wheatgrass powder
  • Chocolate Layer
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup sweetened chocolate chips

Preparation

Step 1: Brownie Base

Blend the beans together in a food processor. Add the other ingredients and mix until the mixture gets smooth. Pour this batter into a greased pan and bake at 350 F for 16 minutes. Then, let it cool.

Step 2: Mint Cream

Mix coconut oil with mint extract, erythritol and wheatgrass powder until it turns into a thick cream. Thin it out with a few drops of water, if required. Spread this mint cream over the brownie base you have kept for cooling.

Step 3: Chocolate Layer

Melt chocolate chips and oil in a microwave and mix them together. Once it cools down slightly, pour and spread it evenly over mint cream layer. Refrigerate and cut into squares. Keep it refrigerated for up to 5 days or freeze.

5. Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoon wheatgrass powder
  • 4 bananas
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 4 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • a teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt

Preparation

  1. Blend all the ingredients together in a food processor.
  2. Pour the mixture prepared into muffin tins greased with a little coconut oil.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

6. Wheatgrass Tortillas with Cumin and Ginger

Ingredients

  • 100 g wheatgrass
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry ginger powder
  • 1 small zucchini
  • Salt to taste

Preparation

  1. Rinse wheatgrass for 5 minutes in water and then grind it in a food processor.
  2. Grate the zucchini and mix it with blended wheatgrass. Add dry ginger powder and cumin to it.
  3. Fry this mixture in a thick-bottomed pan on both the sides.
  4. Garnish with fresh herbs of your choice before serving.

7. Wheatgrass Oats

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon wheatgrass powder
  • 2 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cashew milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 droppers vanilla crème
  • 1/3 grated zucchini
  • Pinch of salt

Preparation

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a small sauce pan.
  2. Stir the mixture constantly over medium to low heat, until it turns into oatmeal consistency.
  3. Garnish with your favorite herbs and serve hot.

8. Green Salad

Ingredients

  • 100 g wheatgrass
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 400g salad leaves
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard

Preparation

  1. Grate the carrot and tear the salad leaves into large pieces.
  2. Mix these vegetables with wheatgrass.
  3. Sprinkle with mustard, honey and oil.
  4. Season with salt and you can add pepper also, if needed.

We hope these easy and mouth-watering recipes will encourage you to find more innovative and convenient ways to make this nutrient-rich food an essential component of your diet and to the diet of those you love.

A rounded teaspoon of wheatgrass powder is known to contain the nutrition of a serving of spinach.

Savor the benefits of this dark green, leafy vegetable in a convenient and economical way with the help of these recipes.

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