Sneak Some Whole Grains into Your Diet with These 14 Recipes!

Sneak Some Whole Grains into Your Diet with These 14 Recipes!

Wheat, oats, barley, brown rice, quinoa, rye, millet, bulgur…all of these foods have something in common; they’re whole grains! These fiber-filled grains are great for your heart, your digestion, and your cholesterol. They can also reduce your risk of diabetes and colorectal cancer. With all these benefits, you don’t need to ask why we’ve put together a list our favorites. Incorporate them into your diet today!

Beef, Barley, and Mushroom Soup: Shiitake mushrooms and diced turnips give an unexpected touch to beef and barley soup.

Mediterranean Quinoa: This colorful quinoa dish is easy to cook, and everyone will love it!

Whole Wheat Bread: A touch of honey and molasses add a rich sweetness to this hearty bread.

Chicken Millet Casserole: This chicken casserole is different from any other you've had before!

Deluxe Crockpot Oatmeal: Make this deluxe crockpot oatmeal recipe the night before and wake up to the wonderful smells of cinnamon and much more.

Hummus Chicken and Brown Rice: This super-healthy dish combines some great flavors to make an unforgettable dinner.

Whole Wheat Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna: Using whole wheat noodles to make lasagna gives this Italian favorite some extra fiber!

Cracked Buckwheat Bread: This is a simple way to make this hearty home-baked bread.

Rye Delights: This is a fun and yummy whole grain recipe.

Quinoa and Wild Rice Pilaf: Serve this as a side, use it in sandwiches and wraps, or stuff it into peppers for a yummy treat!

Barley and Vegetables: This low-fat, low-sodium dish makes a healthy and flavorful side item to grilled chicken or other dishes.

Buckwheat Blini with Smoked Salmon: Try this recipe for classic blini, little buckwheat pancakes, topped with a dab of sour cream and a slice of smoked salmon.

Bulgur Salad: This tri-color pepper, cherry tomato, and dried currant salad is pretty as well as tasty.

Brown Rice and Vegetable Cheese Soup: Not only is brown rice healthy, but is has a great nutty flavor and chewy texture!

For some great tips on how to eat more whole grains, click here!

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