Reader Request: Cooking with Ratios

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You ask, we deliver! After a few requests from health educators, our team has put together a guide to cooking grains with ratios. Offer it to your clients or put it up in your own kitchen today!

Cooking with Grains

Knowing the ratio of water to grain food makes healthful preparation a snap!

These grains use 1 part water to 1 part grain...

  • Bulgur
  • Couscous

These grains use 1 and 1/2 parts water to 1 part grain...

  • Microwave Oatmeal
  • White Rice

And these grains use a ratio of 2 parts water to 1 part grain...

  • Amaranth
  • Brown Rice
  • Bulgur Wheat
  • Farro
  • Millet
  • Quinoa
  • Stovetop Rolled Oats

Here are some grains that use 3 parts water to 1 part grain...

  • Steel Cut Oatmeal
  • Kamut (Soak Overnight)
  • Barley

And here is a grain that uses 4 parts water to 1 part grain...

  • Wild Rice

Here's the link to get your own copy of the Cooking with Grains infographic! What will you do with yours?


And the fun doesn't stop there! Here are some bestselling resources from the Nutrition Education Store! Which materials are most useful for your audience?

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