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Go with the Grains

By Maria Anselmo / Photography By Alfredo Añez | Last Updated July 01, 2015
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Summer Salad Brown Rice Salad
Summer Salsa Brown Rice Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

Grains add satisfying flavor and texture to everything from salads to sides.

Oats, farro, brown rice and quinoa are featured here. In addition to wheat, other grains – barley, bulgur (cracked wheat kernels found in tabbouleh), millet, wild rice, spelt, teff and even popcorn belong to this nutritious food group.

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