5 Healthy Grain Recipes


Whole grains are great to include in your weight loss program. They are high in fiber, minerals, and provide the carbohydrates you need for energy. It’s easy to get stuck in a routine of eating the same grains every day. Try some of these recipes to make your meal plan more exciting and nutritious!


Quinoa Tabbouleh

This recipe is just 8 ingredients and is perfect to add to your Sunday meal prep routine. It’s delicious for a packed lunch, and if you pair it with beans or chicken it can be a full meal.


Mediterranean Millet

Millet may not be the most popular grain, but it is super filling and very nutritious. The best way to try a new food is to cook it with familiar flavors. This recipe combines garlic, tomatoes, and eggplant to make this a delicious comfort meal.


Savory Oatmeal

We typically think of oatmeal as a sweet breakfast, but did you know it actually tastes pretty good savory? This recipe uses squash, rosemary, and a fried egg on top makes it a complete breakfast.


Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

Brown rice is a staple in many healthy diets, but it can get a bit boring. Adding a few simple ingredients like cilantro and lime will make your brown rice taste bright and fresh. This is a great recipe to make in bulk and keep in the fridge for the week.


Overnight Buckwheat

Buckwheat is a grain-like seed and actually contains no wheat or gluten. Soaking buckwheat groats overnight makes it easier to digest and removes the need for any cooking. Try this recipe as a replacement for overnight oats to switch up your breakfast.


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