Made from cornmeal, this Northern Italian staple is loaded with complex carbs. Unlike simple carbohydrates from highly-processed
grains, complex carbs are broken down slowly so they keep your blood sugar on an even keel, providing a sustained energy release
that lasts for hours. Plus, polenta couldn’t be easier to make with quick-cooking varieties ready in as little as 10 minutes.
Simply stir it into boiling water, broth, or milk and serve. For a comforting whole grain start to your day, fold in dried
tart cherries or chopped dried apricots. Or, prepare as a quick-fix dinner topped with marinara sauce instead of your usual
View Recipe: Polenta with Bolognese Sauce