10 Main Dishes Made With Whole Grains

Celebrate Whole Grains Month by using more in your main meal. Dig into these mouthwatering main dish recipes made with quinoa, brown rice, whole grain pasta, barley and bulgur.

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Celebrate Whole Grains Month this September by using more as your main meal. Quinoa, brown rice, whole-grain pasta, barley, and bulgur – dig into these mouthwatering whole grain recipes.

Benefits of Whole Grains

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend making half of your daily grains whole. Whole grains are packed with fiber which have been shown to help reduce cholesterol and decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Studies have also found that whole grains can help you better maintain your weight.

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