Amazing Grains

Whole grains—such as brown rice, barley, millet, oats, quinoa, and wheat berries—serve as the hearty centerpiece in these nourishing recipes. Featuring rice-based casseroles, Instant Pot pilafs, creamy risottos, Buddha bowls, and more, these satisfying vegan recipes use grains as a vehicle for soaking up all kinds of rich flavors. Grains are easy to batch-cook: Make a big pot of grains to use in several different recipes throughout the week.

Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding

My mom used to serve a version of this for breakfast—cooked with milk, sugar, and a hint of cinnamon. It is still…

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No-Fry Fried Rice

Yum! I love this oil-free, vegan, fried rice dish. Top with cilantro and fresh chile and you are good to go! Sometimes…

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Rice Bowls with Kidney Beans, Spinach, and Mixed Veggies

This complete meal in a bowl requires very little cooking and has a lot of textures and flavors. Use any beans, grains,…

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Caribbean Rice

The combination of butternut squash, curry spices, brown and wild rice, and chard gives this dish a unique taste and lots of…

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Quinoa Primavera

This colorful quinoa will make you say quin-wow! Jam-packed with loads of yummy veggies, this dish makes a one-pot meal that packs…

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Trumpet Rolls

Trumpet mushrooms, when cooked, have a texture similar to raw fish, which makes them perfect for sushi rolls. The filling options are…

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Polenta Pizza Pie

This polenta-based “pizza pie” is a fresh, delicious mash-up of a casserole and a pizza. It’s a fun take on a classic party dish….

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Roasted Stuffed Winter Squash

Winter squashes, such as acorn and butternut, can be tricky to work with because their tough skin is hard to peel. Preparing…

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