Fun Food

Instead of Sushi Burgers, Make Sushi Sliders!

We did it. We fully admit it. We went there: the Sushi Burger. In this case, we’ve got Sushi Sliders. Brown rice “buns,” marinated tofu, and gochujang mayo make these little sushi sliders the cutest thing brown rice has ever made. Try your favorite marinade on the tofu, or opt for simple soy sauce! Brown Rice Sushi Slider with Teriyaki Tofu […]

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Feast Like a Lannister: Recipes to Serve at Your Game of Thrones Season Premiere Party

To celebrate our collective return to Westeros this Sunday, (4/24 at 8pm CST on HBO), we’re throwing a Game of Thrones Season 6 premiere party with recipes from Executive Food Editor Ann Taylor Pittman’s amazing new book, Everday Whole Grains! Prepare all or a combination of these five recipes with friends and family as you kick back and hope in vain to get answers […]

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Obsessed with Korean: The Rice Cakes

As a country, we seem to be quite smitten with Korean food—and for good reason. It’s anything but subtle, boasting intense flavors ranging from fiery to potently garlicky to fermenty-funky to salty-sweet … or some glorious combination of all the above. Here, an exploration of some of the defining dishes from this burgeoning cuisine.  Let’s talk about rice cakes for just a minute. Not the […]

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Mad About Matcha: Buttermilk-Glazed Matcha Donuts

There’s something in the air … Can you feel it? No, it’s not spring fever. It’s matcha fever. Here we’ll share tasty, fun ways to put this hot ingredient to cool use. Buttermilk-Glazed Matcha Donuts Rejoice, donut lovers—we have a fluffy, whole-grain donut recipe that’s quick and easy to make. We like the buttermilk-vanilla glaze, but if you’d like to […]

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We’re Calling On You to Love the Uglies!

Along with the rain, warmer weather, and longer days, another true sign that spring is officially here is the advent of farmers’ market season. Yes, it’s time to fill our carts and eco-friendly bags with shiny apples, perfectly round tomatoes, even-colored oranges, and fuzz-free peaches. But, what about the ripened yet oversized cantaloupes and bumpy watermelons that don’t fit so […]

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Mad About Matcha: Matcha Cheesecake Bars

  There’s something in the air … Can you feel it? No, it’s not spring fever. It’s matcha fever. Here we’ll share tasty, fun ways to put this hot ingredient to cool use. Matcha Cheesecake Bars A good hit of lemon rind offers a sunny lift that balances the earthy matcha.When making the pistachio shortbread crust, be sure not to […]

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Frozen Breakfast Parfait Pops

Oh, how we love Greek yogurt! If we could, we seriously might use it in everything. The tangy-sweet flavor combined with the creamy, decadent texture opens the door to so many wonderful possibilities. We’ve tested, and perfected Homemade 4-Ingredient Frozen Yogurt and Frozen Yogurt Dots and are quite in love. When it comes to nutrition, you get so much more bang for […]

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Thai Chicken Peanut Crunch Sandwich

It’s time to think differently about nut butter sandwiches. Sure, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a time-saving stand-by, but the bread aisle is bursting with so many new varieties of spreads and nut butters. It’s hard not to buy a jar of each and start experimenting. That’s exactly what we did, actually, and from those taste tests, we created […]

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Mad About Matcha: Matcha–White Chocolate Bark

There’s something in the air … Can you feel it? No, it’s not spring fever. It’s matcha fever. Here we’ll share tasty, fun ways to put this hot ingredient to cool use. Matcha–White Chocolate Bark Gorgeous, incredibly easy to make, and with an I-can-put-my-finger-on-that-flavor yumminess—we love everything about this fruity chocolate bark. The earthy taste of the matcha enhances the […]

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Healthy Swaps for Your Favorite Easter Treats

Easter, like any holiday, cannot be properly celebrated without sweet treats. Unfortunately, many store-bought favorites we might have grown up with are just crazy high in fat and sugar. Cadbury creme eggs? Just forget it! One egg alone is 20 grams of sugar and 150 calories. The following suggestions are healthier swaps to popular Easter candies, but still keep in […]

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