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Recipe Roundup: Whole Grains

Anya Hoffman

Anya Hoffman

January 06, 2012



It's January, which means late night egg-nog-and-sugar-cookie binges are out and nutrient-packed whole grain dishes are in. These bold, seasonal recipes will leave you feeling satisfied as well as virtuous.

Pan-Seared Cod with Beet Vinaigrette and Pumpkin-Quinoa Risotto Creamy risotto flecked with red and white quinoa and diced pumpkin makes a vibrant bed for crisp and flaky cod.

Farro and Black Rice with Roasted Squash This hearty dish from Thomas Keller features fiber-rich farro, nutty black rice, and sweet roasted squash drizzled with a sharp mustard vinaigrette.

Roast Turkey with Quinoa Pilaf, Citrus-Poached Beets, and Beet Greens An aromatic quinoa pilaf studded with dried cranberries, leeks, and a hint of lemon zest is served alongside maple-brined turkey and a piquant beet salad.

Wild Rice and Scallion Galettes Topped with smoked salmon or caviar and crème fraîche, these savory pancakes make a delightful hors d'oeuvre.

Apple Crumble Who says eating healthy means skipping dessert? This simple apple crumble from natural foods chef Andrea Beaman is made with good-for-you rolled oats.