Tag: whole grains

Whole-Wheat Oatmeal Pancakes with Honey and Orange

by in The Grain Attraction, April 19, 2014

I grew up in a store-bought, premade pancake batter household. On Saturday mornings we were happy to shake the carton and pour our way to breakfast heaven. I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for the pancakes of my youth. But now I know better. That doesn’t mean I’ve stopped eating pancakes altogether.Read more

5 Ways to Eat More Alterna-Grains

by in Healthy Recipes, April 11, 2014

Rice is over. Couscous is passe. It’s all about alterna-grains these days. But don’t just stock your pantry with these exotic-sounding carbs and hope for the best. Those wheat berries won’t cook themselves! Here’s what to do with your kitchen’s latest grainy guest stars. Triple Herb Freekeh (above) Get your freekeh on! In a simple dishRead more

4 Baked Goods That Will Make You Love Whole Grains Even More

by in Healthy Recipes, March 6, 2014

By now, almost everyone knows that whole-grain foods are a nutritional step up from dishes that revolve around refined carbs. But if you’re starting to get the feeling that good-for-you grains are spending just a little too much time on their healthy high horse, remind them of their tasty roots by baking them into oneRead more

Breakfast of the Month: Coconut Millet Porridge with Berry Compote

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, December 24, 2013

Millet is a golden-colored, gluten-free whole grain that tends to be a little dry when cooked, like rice or quinoa, but becomes soft and creamy when simmered with extra liquid. The addition of coconut milk complements it perfectly and gives porridge a luxurious texture and richness that really is a step up from your averageRead more

10 Main Dishes Made With Whole Grains

by in Healthy Recipes, September 16, 2012

Celebrate Whole Grains Month by using more in your main meal. Dig into these mouthwatering main dish recipes made with quinoa, brown rice, whole grain pasta, barley and bulgur.

Healthy Every Week Challenge: Eat More Whole-Grains Wrap Up

by in Uncategorized, January 19, 2012

The theme of week 2 of our Healthy Challenge was “eat more whole grains.” Find out how our participants fared, and get a list of their blogs to see what they ate.