Trying to come up with a dinner idea when you don’t feel like cooking is the worst feeling. Solution? 8 dinner ideas when you don’t know what to cook from Good in Every Grain.
There really are two steps on preparing dinner. First, deciding on what to cook and second, the actually cooking and preparing your meal.
We can all agree step one might be hardest. Trying to decide what to have for dinner can be really tough especially when it feels like you have already eaten your family staple recipes this week. Try these good grain recipes the next time your in a recipe slump!
Infuse your next sit down meal with a blend of Ontario grain corn whisky and soy sauce topped over pork chops with asparagus and potatoes in this easy to make dinner recipe!
Stuff cooked peppers with whole grain barley and extra lean ground meat of your choice for a tasty weeknight meal.
Make your own sauce for your next steak dinner! Top Ontario corn-fed beef steaks with a homemade mushroom whisky sauce made from Ontario grain corn.
This high protein dish features tofu made from soybeans paired with black beans, chilli powder, red onions and feta cheese for a mouthwatering weeknight meal. Don’t let us “taco ’bout it”, try it tonight!
Using an Ontario corn fed beef blade roast, cook in a crockpot or Dutch oven until tender. Pull a part and serve on a whole wheat bun, over rice or in warmed flour tortillas.
Cabbage rolls are a staple in many Eastern European cuisines. We decided to create this favourite food by adding pearl barley, a whole grain that carries a nutty and chewy texture that compliments the flavourful pork and onion filling.
Polenta is an Italian dish found in Northern Italy and is a grain textured porridge type dish made from cornmeal, chestnuts or chickpeas. Polenta is slow-cooked in liquid until the grains swell and the starches are released. At this point, it has a thick, creamy consistency and is ready to be eaten. Today, polenta is a perfect base dish for hearty slow-cooked beef ribs or sautéed vegetables.
There’s nothing better than a one-pot meal that you can make on the weekend to last you all week. This hearty chicken soup is loaded with veggies to be nourishing and comforting for those chilly evenings. Lastly, it’s also packed with grains, which are an important source of many nutrients like fibre, and B vitamins.