Butternut Squash and Spinach Polenta Bowl

Easy Flexible Grains Seeds Vegetables Vegetarian

Four favorites come together in this dish: butternut squash, polenta, spinach and, of course, cheese. I also love eating out of bowls, the really rounded kind that fit in your hands just right. This is great, tasty comfort food. Read more

Roasted Broccoli and Chickpea Quinoa Bowls

Beans Easy Grains Seeds Vegetables Vegetarian

I initially decided to try this recipe because it looked healthy. Broccoli, chickpeas and that trendy, protein-rich seed quinoa. Yeah, OK, I’ll try it. Ho hum. Read more

Stir-Fried Vegetables With Gouda

Dairy Flexible Grains Recipes Stirfry Vegetables Vegetarian

The recipe says to serve this wonderful concoction on English muffins, which, according to my scribble in the cookbook, is “great.” I experimented this time with serving the cheese-glazed vegetables on better-for-you whole grains. Read more

Mahnomin Porridge from Hell’s Kitchen

Breakfast Brunch Cereal Dairy Easy Flexible Grains nuts Recipes Vegetarian

At first, wild rice sounded a bit odd to me in a breakfast dish, but I decided  to try it (as I am a bit odd myself). If you want to start your day with a different grain, this is a great choice. Read more