ReGrained UpCyclist

  • ReGrained’s Guide to Stocking Your Pantry

    If you know how to shop, the pantry can present a reliable backup plan for those times when you’ve run out of a fridge staple your recipe relies on. Of course, not all pantry items are created equal. Read on for advice on what to look out for when choosing nutritious shelf-stable foods to keep on hand in your home.
  • Hot Take: How Shelter In Place Might Be Your Best Opportunity Yet to Waste Less Food!

    In a “Shelter-In-Place” environment, we’re forced to take a rare opportunity to reflect and refine our daily habits. What are some ways adapting to this curveball can be a net positive? Keep reading for 5 helpful tips on reducing food waste in the midst of a quarantine.
  • ReGrained Puffs: Snacking, Leveled UP(cycled)

    A new contender has entered the snack space, and they're not only packing both a crunch and a flavor punch but an arsenal of functional health benefits. If you're a fan of salty snacks, get ready for a new favorite. Enter: ReGrained Puffs. 
  • ReGrained Launches World’s First Upcycled Puffs Online Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

    ReGrained’s new line of puffed chips boast boosted nutrition, flavor, and purpose as the only better-for-the-planet brand in an exploding category of better-for-you salty snacks. By deploying "twin-screw extrusion," a blend of ReGrained SuperGrain+ and Non-GMO Organic corn is expanded and dried, not fried. The result is a certified Made with Organic crunchy savory snack with only 100 calories per 39 piece serving, 0g saturated and trans fats, and a good source of fiber.
  • An Update: ReGrained’s Sustainable Single-Use Packaging Journey

    In February of 2019 ReGrained struggled with a major decision. Due to the massive field failure experienced when deploying our first to market compostable films, we announced that we would be transitioning to conventional plastic packaging. We expressed a goal to deploy a viable solution within a year, and we were optimistic. Despite our active (and costly) efforts to find, develop and trial. new materials, we failed against that 1-year metric. However, that failure opened many doors.
  • Benefits of Composting (Yup, Even In Your Apartment)

    Not every scrap of organic waste can be turned into delicious superfood bars and snack puffs. What can we do with unusable food scraps and inedible organic waste? Compost them, of course! It’s nature’s own way of endlessly recycling itself, with numerous environmental benefits.

  • Food Waste and 10 Easy Ways to Avoid It

    Reducing food waste largely boils down to creativity. ReGrained is the epitome of what can come from combining creativity with sustainability. Read on to uncover 10 tips for amazing and innovative ways can you upcycle at home!
  • ReGrained Nutrition Bars: The Dynamic Duo of Flavor and Function Wrapped in One

    You've heard the old adage "You are what you eat." But did you know that there's a scientific backing to that statement? ReGrained's Nutrition Bars fall into the impressive category of "functional foods," or foods that serve a purpose in healing the body by giving your system what it needs to rebuild. Read on to learn about the highly nutritious ingredients highlighted in our bars and the unique purposes they serve in our bodies.
  • Every Pound of Grain Upcycled Saves Over 300 Gallons of Water

    We’ve all heard of a carbon footprint - but how about a water footprint? Calculating our water footprint entails more than counting time spent in the shower or measuring the water used to wash dishes. We're breaking down the hidden costs associated with the production of the material items we collect and foods we consume as the first step toward more mindful consumption.

  • There are Functional Foods and Then There's SuperGrained+

    You’ve heard of Superfoods, but there is a new category of power-packed, nutritionally dense foods that are making their way mainstream. Functional foods are stepping up to a plate near you in a big way, and they’re here to revolutionize the way you view your food and challenge what “healthy” truly means.
  • Laying Less Food to Waste: 10 Facts To Know

    We’ve gathered the evidence below– If you’re still unconvinced, keep reading for some mind-blowing facts about food waste in the US. The following facts should be enough to convince anyone it’s time to kick waste to the wayside.
  • ReGrained Hosts Sold Out Community Dinner at Non-Profit 18 Reasons

    Earlier this month ReGrained got together with an awesome community non-profit 18 Reasons to serve dinner and share upcycling lore. The menu, handcrafted by Chef Phil and Chief Grainmaster Jordan, offered big taste with zero waste spins on classic dishes– all based around “Powered by ReGrained” applications.