9 Quick-Cooking Whole Grains
Healthful, fast options for busy nights By RealAge
You already know whole grains are good for you. Their fiber helps you whittle your waist, lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes, and stay regular. But can they be a weeknight staple?
"Many people think whole grains take forever to cook," Maria Speck, author of Ancient Grains for Modern Meals (Ten Speed Press) says. "But many whole grains can be on the table fast."
These nine are all ready in less than 15 minutes. (Related: Can you spot whole grains on a label? Take this quiz and find out.)
(Next: Mediterranean-style bulgur . . .)