1. It’s good for you. Cultivated for over 5,00 years, fonio is West Africa’s oldest grain. It’s naturally gluten-free, has a low glycemic index, and is light and fluffy – making it easy to digest. Fonio is also high in protein, iron, and fiber, and rich with essential amino acids that are deficient in most […]
We’re excited to announce that Yolélé Fonio is now available on Thrive Market for just $3.99! If you’re new to Thrive, don’t worry, we have you covered. Thrive is a membership-based, e-commerce platform where you can find your favorite natural and organic food products at reduced costs. More details on how to sign-up here! Take advantage […]
Whether you’re in a rush, or just want to enjoy a warm breakfast, our creamy fonio hot cereal is the way to go! Creamy Fonio Hot Cereal with Dried Fruit Serves 6 Gluten-free Dairy-free Vegan Ingredients 1 cup fonio 2 cups cold water 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup dried cranberries ½ cup raisin 2 cups […]
Spice up your next lazy Sunday brunch with this colorful frittata. Fonio, Butternut Squash, Spinach & Tomato Frittata Serves 4 Gluten-free Ingredients Olive oil, for cooking 1 cup butternut squash, peeled and diced 1/2 in. 1-2 ripe tomatoes, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed (optional) 1 cup cooked fonio 1-2 packed cups baby spinach leaves, torn […]
Looking for a super tasty and healthy dessert? Look no further. Our fonio-based crisp is sure to be a hit at your next party. Fonio Almond Mango Crisp Serves 5 Gluten-free Ingredients 2 large mangoes, peeled and diced 4 Tablespoons finely ground almond flour 1 Tablespoon lemon juice For the Almond Crisp Topping: 1 cup […]
Yolélé fonio, unlike some other brands, is light and fluffy. It’s perfect for a Thanksgiving stuffing or Holiday side-dish when the table is groaning from a whole panoply of dishes and everyone’s plates are heaped high. This recipe originally appeared in Saveur Magazine (Fall, 2015) as part of a full African holiday menu. Fonio Thanksgiving Stuffing […]
Yolélé Foods co-founder, Pierre Thiam, gives an inspiring TED Talk on the transformative powers of fonio. The video debut in August, 2017, and has garnered more than 950,000 views.
Fonio is a tiny grain that has sustained rural West Africans for over 5,000 years. High in protein (and particularly strong in the essential amino acids methionine and cystine, which are deficient in most grains), fiber, and iron, this gluten-free grain is treasured from Senegal all the way to Nigeria. Look at it on a map […]