10 Main Dishes Made With Whole Grains

by in Healthy Recipes, September 16, 2012

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Celebrate Whole Grains Month this September by using more as your main meal. Quinoa, brown rice, whole-grain pasta, barley, and bulgur – dig into these mouthwatering whole grain recipes.

Benefits of Whole Grains

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend making half of your daily grains whole. Whole grains are packed with fiber which have been shown to help reduce cholesterol and decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Studies have also found that whole grains can help you better maintain your weight.

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Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian , consultant and owner of Toby Amidor Nutrition, Inc., who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. See Toby’s full bio »

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