Suvie’s Top 7 Whole Grain Recipes

Packed with vitamins, nutrients, fiber, and protein, whole grains have a lot to offer. While whole grains are an important part of any diet, sometimes it can be difficult to work them into your weekly meal plan. This recipe round-up features 7 recipes with healthy whole grains so that you can seamlessly incorporate them into your repertoire. 

1) Green Chili Black Bean Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Our green chili black bean loaded sweet potatoes are the perfect balance of sweet and savory, with a little kick of heat. Featuring a flavorful mix of tomatillo salsa, earthy black beans, and whole-grain quinoa atop a perfectly roasted sweet potato, this dish is not only delicious, but good for you too. 

2) Chicken and Tomato Stew with Farro

This hearty stew is packed with punchy flavors. Tangy tomatoes, earthy turmeric, warm cinnamon, and a touch of brown sugar combine to form the flavorful braising liquid for the chicken. Served with farro, a nutrient powerhouse loaded with protein, fiber, magnesium, and zinc, this dish is at the ideal intersection of comforting and healthy. 

3) Herby Chickpea and Barley Salad

Herby Chickpea and Barley Salad

Vibrant, fresh, and crunchy, this salad makes for the perfect side dish or simple lunch. Barley has a substantial texture and chew which is ideal for the punchy shallot vinaigrette. A little celery adds a fresh crunch, chickpeas add richness, and herbs add verdancy. 

4) Overnight Oats with Strawberry Sauce 

For a delicious breakfast that is filling and flavorful, try our overnight oats with strawberry sauce. Heart-healthy oats and decadent strawberry slow cook until perfectly soft and spoonable. We love cardamom as the base spice for our oatmeal, as its lemony flavor perfectly complements the fruit. 

5) Feta & Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash

Feta and Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash

​​This delicious vegetarian dish is packed with a medley of flavors and textures, including earthy porcini mushrooms, tart cranberries, salty feta, crunchy pumpkin seeds, tangy vinegar, and sweet squash. Millet serves as the foundation for the filling, adding a boost of fiber, protein, and vitamins. 

6) Mediterranean Chicken Bowl 

Our bulgur grain bowl comes together in a flash thanks to a highly flavorful sauce that pulls double duty as both a marinade and a dressing. Coriander, paprika, and oregano are the three heavy hitters in this delicious sauce and taste great cooked with the chicken and also whisked into the creamy yogurt sauce. A mix of bulgur and leafy greens make the perfect nutrient-rich base for the chicken. 

7) Braised Chicken with Olives, Artichokes, and Brown Rice 

In this dish, juicy chicken thighs are braised in a flavorful mixture of olives, lemon, garlic, artichoke, and onion until tender and saucy. The tangy, rich braising liquid is then spooned over nutritious brown rice for a complete meal that will have you coming back for more.

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