Plus easy recipes for enjoying them!
To say we love whole grain goodness at NOURISH Evolution is an understatement. Lia has touted their benefits for your health (and for your taste buds) for years. There's a whole new world of flavors and textures with whole grains, that we think you'll find much more interesting than the same-old, same-old white rice and white bread. But if you’re new to whole grains, figuring out what to do with them can be confusing (Keen-WHAT?). If you’re not sure exactly what a whole grain is, start with Lia’s Gotta Get Your Grains post. And if you’re ready to dive in, see below for 7 healthy grains beyond brown rice. It’s a whole new world of grains out there!
This teeny, tiny little “pseudo-grain” is packed with fiber and protein, and it’s gluten free. It’s delightful, pudding-like texture makes it a luscious side dish or dessert.
If you need a quick-cooking whole grain for busy nights, this is it.
Hearty farro is one of the so-called “ancient grains” that has recently been rediscovered by modern cooks.
If you’re unfamiliar with this gluten-free grain’s butter-yellow beads, you should get better acquainted.
This may be one of the most familiar, best-loved whole grains in America. But did you know that oats aren’t just for breakfast!?
You’ve probably heard about quinoa at some point by now—in a magazine, by a chef, or on a show. But does it live up to the hype? In a word: Yes.
These may be the ultimate whole grain because, well, wheat berries are actually whole wheat kernels.
Wheat Berry Recipes:
And if you think whole grains take too long to cook, think again. Here are 5 whole grains you can have on the table in less than 20 minutes