Win This Cookbook: Ancient Grains for Modern Meals

by in Uncategorized, January 11, 2012
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Eat more whole grains with a cookbook full of whole grain recipes.

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The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that at least half of all the grains you eat are whole grains. I know what you’re thinking, but adding more whole grains to your diet doesn’t have to be boring. Barley, farro, kamut, polenta and wheat berries are just a few of the grains highlighted in Ancient Grains for Modern Meals.

Author Maria Speck puts a Mediterranean spin on 100 recipes that utilize quick-cooking grains in both sweet and savory dishes. With an easy-to-follow introduction and cooking guide, even the most novice of chefs can master couscous, brown rice and quinoa. Recipes like Brie Cakes With Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Spelt Crust Pizza With Fennel, Prosciutto and Apples and Lamb Burgers With Bulgur and Mint will have you returning to this cookbook again and again.

You can buy your own Ancient Grains for Modern Meals or enter in the comments for a chance to win a copy. Just let us know, in the comments, your favorite way to add more whole grains into your diet. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, January 13 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away one copy to lucky, randomly selected commenters. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 10:00 a.m. EST on January 11 and 5 p.m. EST on January 13, 2012. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $29.99. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, how do you add more whole grains into your diet?

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Comments (388)

  1. Rachel says:

    What a great concept, congrats on incorporating such a simple concept into today's eating habits. We all need the extra boost of creativity and inspiration to eat better in our fast paced world! I can't wait to read your inspiring book.

  2. Kori says:

    Would LOVE to have this book.

  3. Joan McBride says:

    I would love to win this book because chemo therapy left me with a servere memory impairment. My favorite thing is reading cook books. I have a wonderful collection and would love to add just one more about grains. I'm also allergic to wheat and mangos, so having a book like this would be a great service to me. I really need alternatives to wheat to round out my diet choices. Thank you.

  4. Amy says:

    My husband is diabetic and we are trying to eat more whole grains, so a cook book like this would be very helpful. You can never have too many whole grain recipes.

  5. Danielle says:

    i love Kamut.

  6. Carolina says:

    I love oatmeal and brown rice. We are starting to introduce quinoa into our meals. I would love to add this cookbook to my collect as a resource for more yummy whole grains.

  7. Mary Ann Bell says:

    This looks so interesting, I would love to have a copy of this!!

  8. ssam says:

    Just eatting whole grains makes me feel better

  9. nini says:

    I try to get in more whole grains by making my own breads, that way I can choose how much whole grains get into my body without depending on a store. I also try to eat a whole grain, like oatmeal or barley or whole grain cereal for breakfast.

  10. Susan G says:

    I used whole grain bread but admit to being somewhat intimidated by some of the other "exotic" whole grains. Would love to win the cookbook to have an idea how to use and prepare other grains.

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