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Handful of whole grains
Plant based diets continue to grow in popularity. Moving towards a more plant based diet means a partial or full departure from animal products which are a main source of protein for many. Never fear! By making the switch to whole grains, you can get a protein boost at each and every meal of the...
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Being a great cook often means working smarter, not harder. Today we’re reflecting on some of the best whole grain cooking strategies we’ve picked up over the years. With these tips and tricks up your sleeve, even the most reluctant of cooks can perfectly cook whole grains every single time.
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Whole grains support children’s growth and development and introducing whole grain foods early helps promote life-long healthy eating habits.
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Since the quinoa craze around a decade ago, the question has been thrown around — which ancient grain will rocket to stardom next?
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It’s nutritious, it’s environmentally friendly, and it has a rich history in many traditional cuisines. Have you had this UN-approved whole grain?
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With increased public discourse about sustainability and the effects of climate change on our agricultural systems, it’s no surprise that we are frequently asked questions about which grains are the most sustainable. This turns out to be an extremely complex question to answer.
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In celebration for International Whole Grain Day on November 19, we’re joining the Whole Grain Initiative in sharing whole grain tips and tricks all month long!
Best Pumpkin Pie Ever
If you want to make a cozy pumpkin recipe even more hearty, the secret is simple: just add whole grains! The nutty, rich, subtly sweet taste of whole grains is the perfect match for all things pumpkin and pumpkin spice.
Assorted dry whole grain pastas
We know that eating a healthy, balanced diet helps prevent many types of chronic disease, so it may come as no surprise to hear that an improved diet can have a profound impact on lowering healthcare costs as well.
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In what seems like an entirely different world, last week is when we were set to take off for Rio de Janeiro to host our biennial Whole Grains Conference. We haven’t wasted a moment with the what-could-have-been’s! Check out what we've been up to instead...
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The best way to choose whole grains is to look for products with the Whole Grain Stamp. When you use the Whole Grains Stamp as a guide, shopping for whole grain foods is not nearly as confusing as headlines may lead you to believe.
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Allow us to introduce the Grainie Awards!