Tasty Tidbits: Whole Grains

Since I've been trying to incorporate healthy options into each meal, I thought I'd share some of my favorite FamFriendsFood posts that incorporate whole grains, and some links to recipes I plan to try from a couple of my Pinterest boards.

Let's start with my first foray into using wheatberries!  A very
filling grain that pairs well with dried fruits or vegetables.  This dish was inspired by one that I found at my local grocery store - Wheatberry Salad with Cranberries.

Next, I experimented with a Bruschetta Wheatberry Salad... I really loved the flavors in this version.


For something a little different to pair with dinner, I made a Mushroom and Carmelized Onion Barley.  This reheats beautifully for lunch the next day.

This Warm Barley Salad has shredded Brussels sprouts in it and is a lovely accompaniment to London broil or steak that has been grilled.

I'm very intrigued by all of the quinoa recipes out there, so here are a few that I found on my Pinterest Healthy Food Ideas board and hope to try soon!

Quinoa with Garlic, Tomatoes and Spinach from Cooking Light

Onion Quinoa Bites from Cooking Quinoa

Summer Quinoa Salad from Sweetnicks

Spinach and Feta Quinoa Bites from Aggie's Kitchen

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