Most of us will think of plain white rice when we think of staple grains. Most meals don't seem to be complete without this carbohydrate. However, adding a variety of whole grains to your diet can actually introduce a whole new dimension of flavour and nutrition to your daily meals. Before white rice, the diets of our ancestors were actually more varied, and most consumed a combination of interesting whole grains which are far less common now.
If you're looking to incorporate more whole grains into your diet, but have no idea how to start and how to cook these exotic looking ingredients, you can start with this simple cooking guide to whole grains. Preparing them can be as simple as adding them to your existing pot of rice, your salads, or serving them as a breakfast alternative to corn flakes and oatmeal. Read on and be fascinated!