Whole grains are one of the best ways to fill your plate and your belly in a healthy fashion. From bulgur to rye, whole grains are packed with nutrients and can add texture and nuttiness to any dish. However, if your starch IQ is lacking and you find yourself turning to pasta and potatoes far too often, a lesson in grains is much overdue. While you may know that grains are part of a nutritious diet, how much do you actually know about them? Our comprehensive guide answers all your grain-related questions, and more. Whether you’re cooking with wheat, spelt, or quinoa (it’s gluten-free!), our simple recipes will show you just how easy it is to incorporate more grains into your diet.

Deborah Madison
March 03, 2011