Go with the grain -- quinoa to be specific -- with these recipe ideas that'll help you meet your daily recommended amount of whole grains (3 ounces) and please your entire family, too!


Quinoa & Arugula

Sometimes a simple salad is all it takes to elevate a meal to new heights. And this one's no exception. Vinaigrette, tomato, cucumber, arugula and pine nuts will satisfy all your guests.

Q&A (Quinoa & Arugula)

Quinoa-Crusted Chicken

Put the grains into your good-for-you crusted chicken.

Green & Gold Quinoa Salad

Summer veggies are put to good use in this quinoa-based entrée salad.

Green & Gold Quinoa Salad

Healthy Bison and Quinoa Meatloaf

Replace traditional beef with bison in your meatloaf for a lighter version that still satisfies the comfort-food seeker

Healthy Bison and Quinoa Meatloaf

Quinoa with Herbs and Mixed Olives

Test kitchen tip: Rinse quinoa at least 3 times to remove its bitter resin. Then, mix in salty olives for a truly delish dish.

Veggie Fajita Burritos

Round out fajita filling with quinoa, then add traditional favorites like pinto beans, salsa and cheddar cheese.

veggie fajita burritos

Braised Fennel with Lentil-Quinoa Pilaf

Give fennel new life! Pair it with quinoa and turn it into a festive pilaf, good for any big gathering get-togethers.

Braised Fennel with Lentil-Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa & Bean Salad

This recipe could not be simpler. Lemon juice and fresh basil pack it with flavor.

Quinoa & Bean Salad

Veg-Out Sammie

Even guys in muscle shirts will like this sammie filled with red quinoa, veggies and everything yummy!

Hearty Winter Veggie Pilaf

Toss in some chopped cooked bacon or ham for an even heartier dish.

Quinoa Cakes with Ham, Onion and Chard

Combine cooked grains with some beaten egg and seasonings, then fry it into cakes.

Quinoa Cakes with Ham, Onion and Chard

Salad Savvy

Get more entrée salad recipes that'll impress your family and friends.

Lentil-Couscous Salad