6 Whole Grain Recipes
Whole grains like quinoa, buckwheat, farro, millet, barley and brown rice are not only healthful and versatile, they're also delicious! Try them in these recipes and see for yourself.
TEX-MEX BROWN RICE CHILI
You can easily pack additional fiber in soup, stew and chili recipes like this one by using brown rice.
QUINOA CAKES WITH HAM, ONION AND CHARD
Even if you've never cooked with quinoa before, it's a cinch to shape it into patties and turn out these appetizers.
Mix in hearty buckwheat to your favorite egg-based dishes like quiches, omelets or this vegetable frittata.
FARRO MAC 'N' CHEESE WITH BACON
You'll never miss the macaroni in this updated classic, which we swapped out for low-calorie, high-protein farro. For an extra crispy crust, sprinkle cooked farro on top before baking.
BARLEY RISOTTO WITH GARLIC SPINACH AND MASCARPONE
Using buttery, chewy barley in place of arborio rice adds texture to this risotto.
SPICED MILLET PUDDING WITH DRIED CHERRIES
Millet is great at enhancing flavors: Use it to bring out the cardamom and cinnamon in this dessert.