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Do you need help eating more “whole grains”?

Whole Grains Month is a great time for everyone to get on the whole grains bandwagon. Eating better is not an all-or-nothing choice; every little improvement you make in your food helps – in every month.

Post this list of “baby-steps” on your fridge, and try as many as possible this month:

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  • I’ll buy three different loaves of whole-grain bread and taste all of them to see which one we like best.
  • I’ll serve bulgur or brown rice instead of potatoes with dinner one night this month.
  • I’ll look for the Whole Grain Stamp every time I shop.
  • I’ll try a new breakfast cereal with at least 16 grams of whole grain per serving.
  • I’ll buy some whole-wheat pasta and try it.
  • I’ll visit the health food store or a major grocery and look at all the different grains in bins.
  • I’ll make my favorite whole grain recipe for a friend.
  • On the weekend, I’ll try cooking a pot of steel-cut oatmeal.
  • I’ll make pizza for the kids with whole wheat pita as the crust.
  • I’ll make our favorite cookies with whole wheat flour next time instead of white.
  • I’ll serve hamburgers with whole wheat buns this week.
  • I’ll try all of the WGC’s Dozen Easy Family Whole Grain Recipes.

Extra resources from Whole Grains Council

Easy Family Whole Grain Recipes

The A – Z guide to cooking with whole grains

Whole Grains are good for you, from head to toe!

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Cathy Bowers, RD

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