Whole grains contain fiber, healthy oils, and nutrients like magnesium, zinc, and B vitamins, which help our bodies maintain good blood sugar levels and a healthy metabolism. Rita Carey Rubin, Registered Dietician, Diabetes Educator and host of YRMC’s Your Healthy Kitchen breaks down the parts of the whole grain and shows us why they’re important in a recent video. She also shares some of her favorite grains and pseudo-grains, like quinoa and buckwheat, along with delicious and easy ways to prepare them.
Try these healthful and satisfying grains recipes. Click to download or print:
- Cream of Buckwheat Cereal
- Quinoa Pilaf with Fresh Herbs and Peas
- Quinoa Pilaf with Fresh Herbs and Roasted Tomatoes
- Mediterranean Barley Salad
And here’s one more to try!
Your Healthy Kitchen is one of the many ways that Yavapai Regional Medical Center, your not-for-profit hospital, provides health education and support to the citizens of Western Yavapai County.