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Staff Picks

Megan's Granola

Rating: 4.83 stars
My daughter and I came up with this recipe and it is absolutely wonderful. Several of my children who typically don't care for granola, loved it. I've tried many granola recipes and this tops them all. Enjoy!

Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Banana Pancakes

Rating: 4.73 stars
A basic whole-grain pancake to get you going in the morning. We also like to change it up a bit by adding 1/2 cup applesauce and 1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon instead of the banana.
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Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

Rating: 4.7 stars
These vegetarian burgers are delicious! Your carnivorous friends will be impressed. My favorite way to serve is on a whole-wheat bun with garlic-lemon mayonnaise, fresh raw spinach, sliced tomato, and caramelized onions!
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Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

Rating: 4.54 stars
I got this recipe from the restaurant my dad built. I love the unique way of cooking the quinoa and the great combinations of the flavors.
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Hazelnut-Mushroom Pilaf

Rating: 4.63 stars
I created this to incorporate two of our favorites: hazelnuts and mushrooms. It combines rice, orzo pasta, and lots of goodies - very delicious!
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Harvest Rice Dish

Rating: 4.58 stars
A variation of a basic rice recipe for the holidays.
By Anonymous
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Quinoa and Black Bean Chili

Rating: 4.64 stars
Vegetarian chili with quinoa. Sprinkle cheese on top to serve.
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Oatmeal Pancakes II

Rating: 4.65 stars
I make this for my kids quite often. It is very simple. Preparing the batter in the food processor makes it that much easier. Serve with syrup and butter. Also good with applesauce!
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Creamy Rice Pudding

Rating: 4.74 stars
This is my mom's recipe for Rice Pudding. It's the best I've ever tasted and it gets rave reviews from everyone I serve it to. Sprinkle with nutmeg or cinnamon, if desired. For creamier pudding, use short or medium grain rice.
By Anonymous
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Wheat Germ Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes

Rating: 4.57 stars
Pairs wheat germ and whole-wheat pastry flour for a healthy, wholesome breakfast treat. If you use a Teflon griddle you do not have to use oil.
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Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

Rating: 4.43 stars
This is a fast vegan smoothie with a deep pink color and a rich, creamy texture. VERY filling, and perfect for people in a rush in the morning. You don't have to give up a good breakfast when it's this fast to make! I use vitamin fortified soy milk.
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Quinoa and Black Beans

Rating: 4.65 stars
Very flavorful alternative to black beans and rice. Quinoa is a nutty grain from South America.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Irresistible Whole Wheat Challah

Rating: Unrated
Warm and light, fresh out of the oven with butter and salt sprinkled on top, it is a delicious gift or dessert for any occasion. Best with whole wheat, but just white flour or a mixture works. It is easy and fun, but takes all day. Trust me, it is so worth it!

Lentil Rice and Veggie Bake

Rating: Unrated
This delicious vegan recipe can be quickly thrown together from things you probably already have in the kitchen.

Pumpkin Oatmeal

Rating: 3.89 stars

A great way to get a serving of whole grains and a yellow vegetable in the morning! (Even my three year old liked it!)