Volume 134 | December 2020
Sneak Peek at 2021 Programming
Thank you to everyone who has celebrated whole grains with us over the past year! Whether you've tuned into a webinar, tried a new recipe, or learned about a new-to-you whole grain, we're so glad that you're here. In 2021, we are excited to bring you even more programming, including more webinars that we're excited to announce soon, as well as some virtual events and ways to give back to the community. Until then, best wishes for a healthy and happy New Year!
Meet the Whole Grain Being Promoted by the United Nations
It’s nutritious, it’s environmentally friendly, and it has a rich history in many traditional cuisines. Have you had this UN-approved ancient grain?

Ancient Grains on the Rise
Since the quinoa craze around a decade ago, the question has been thrown around — which ancient grain will rocket to stardom next? Join us as we explore the hottest whole grain trends for the new year.

Join us on Instagram
We invite you to follow our NEW Instagram account, @wholegrains_council. Join us for whole grain recipe ideas, whole grain cooking tips, whole grain trivia, and whole grain inspiration!

Whole Grain Brunch Recipes
Toasted buckwheat, December's Whole Grain of the Month, has a nutty, almond-like texture that lends itself beautifully to granola. This recipe uses only a small amount of maple syrup for sweetener, so we tossed in some dried apricots for an additional hint of natural sweetness. 

An Oldways recipe and photo
This fantastic recipe comes to us from Maria Speck's 2015 cookbook, Simply Ancient Grains. The batter is made the night before, saving you time in the morning.

Reprinted with permission from Simply Ancient Grains by Maria Speck, copyright (c) 2015. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Penguin Random House, Inc. Photography (c) 2015 by Erin Kunkel.
This delicious dish is perfect for a leisurely weekend brunch. A heart-healthy avocado crema replaces the hollandaise sauce in this twist on Eggs Benedict, served atop whole grain English muffins. To streamline your morning, the salmon cakes can be formed the night before and covered in the fridge before cooking.

An Oldways recipe and photo