Bulgur is par-boiled, dried and cracked whole wheat. Bulgur can be used as a base grain for a variety of bean and vegetable dishes, including taboule, a traditional Midleastern dish.
Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a plant that originated in the Andes. It is very easy and quick to cook, and the cooked seeds have a unique sprout-like appearance and a light but flavorful taste. Serves: 6
Couscous is actually a tiny pasta made from coarsely ground and steamed wheat, and can be used as a base grain for beans and stews or a salad by adding fresh vegetables and dressing. Serves: 6
Serve on a bed of mixed greens or baby spinach to add some vegetable servings to your meal or appetizers.