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Choose a Cooking Method - Enjoying Whole Grains

Steamed: Bring liquid to a boil in a large saucepan. Stir in grain. Cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer until tender. Drain extra liquid if needed.

Savannah Fri, 03/26/2021 - 18:21
Kids Can! - Whole Grains

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ measure grains and liquids.

❁ package cooked grains for the freezer.

Savannah Fri, 03/26/2021 - 18:17
Eat More Whole Grains

❁ Look for whole wheat flour as one of the first ingredients on a product you buy – breakfast cereals, pasta, breads.

❁ Substitute whole wheat flour for up to half the flour in a recipe - try it in cookies, pancakes, pizza crust, muffins or breads.

Savannah Fri, 03/26/2021 - 18:11
Kids Can! - Whole Wheat Flour

Depending on their skills, show kids how to:

❁ Measure flours and other dry ingredients

❁ Mash bananas

❁ Crack and beat eggs

❁ Use a ¼ cup measuring cup to dip and pour batter

Savannah Fri, 03/26/2021 - 17:52
Types of Oats

Rolled Oats - whole oats are steamed and rolled into flakes

Old Fashioned - thick flakes; has the most texture; cooks in 5 minutes

Quick Oats - steamed longer and rolled thinner; softer texture; cooks in 1 minute

Anonymous (not verified) Fri, 03/06/2020 - 16:36
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Make Whole Grains Easy

Cook grains in large batches to use later:

❁ Divide cooked, cooled grains into single-use amounts in freezer bags or containers. Label and date. Refrigerate or freeze.

❁ Use refrigerated cooked grains within 3-4 days. Use frozen cooked grains within 2-3 months.

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