Looking for whole grain recipes? Whether it's healthy brown rice, bulgur, oatmeal, or quinoa, our whole-grain recipes run the gamut from low-calorie and high-fiber to sumptuous and indulgent.
Mediterranean Bowl of Giant Couscous
This quick and colorful couscous dish makes a satisfying side dish, or add chicken for an easy main meal
Mix all ingredients together in the order given. Divide equally into 10 muffin cups. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes
Walnut Flax Waffles
You might try these waffles because of all you’ve heard about the benefits of flax seeds—from the omega-3s to the lignans to the fiber—but you’ll fall in love with them (and make them many times over) for the flavor.
Barley Risotto with Asparagus and Lemon
Here, the bright flavors of lemon, basil and asparagus play against the earthiness of barley and onions.
Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes
Make these pancakes the night before; then pop them in the toaster oven to warm and spread with peanut butter for a filling breakfast. They’re also delicious served with applesauce.
Cheesy Barley Stuffed Mushrooms
These mushrooms make a colorful appetizer or a delicious side dish to meat. Shop for hull-less barley, which contains more of the original whole grain components than pearled barley.
Bulgur and Apple Salad
Cracked wheat is rich in fiber and protein and can be served as a breakfast cereal, or for lunch as this salad.
Beet and Grapefruit Cous Cous
Blanch cous cous by pouring hot water over the cous cous; mix in a dash of olive oil and some salt and pepper. Stir well,…
Pearl Barley and Wild Mushroom Pilaf
Pearl barley has a lovely feel about it, and makes a low-GI substitute for rice.
Mix all ingredients together. Pour into a 1" x 9" baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray. (I cook mine in a cast-iron…
Mix first 4 ingredients together in 32-cup Tupperware bowl. Make well in dry ingredients and add next 3 ingredients. Mix by hand until moist. Seal…
Peanut Butter Bars or Cookies
Heat oven to 350. Butter or Pam bottom of an 8½ x11 or small Jelly Roll pan. Add and mix all dry ingredients in a…
Nutty Maple and Vanilla Granola
Use the kind of nuts you prefer and serve the granola with milk or yogurt, fresh and dried fruit, and honey or maple syrup.
Quinoa Simmered with Fennel and Wild Mushrooms
Quinoa is packed with protein and combined with fennel and wild mushroom, it is sure to be your new favorite dish!