Selection and Cooking Tips

Whole Grain-Rich Pasta Cooking Resources

Texas Department of Agriculture

Cooking whole grains have a unique set of challenges that may be offset by the helpful preparation and serving strategies presented in these resources. Cook times tested for stovetop, tilt skillet, and steamer preparation for a variety of whole-grain rich pastas. May be displayed for reference. Other resources specify best methods for cooking different pastas on the stovetop, in a tilt skillet, in a steamer, or in an oven.


Whole Grains in Child Nutrition Programs

Institute of Child Nutrition.

This kit includes a trainer's manual and participant's manual and is designed to familiarize participants with identifying whole grains and learning how to incorporate more whole grains into their school menus.


Cooks for Kids

Institute of Child Nutrition.

Cooks for Kids is a series of satellite training programs that celebrates the fact that healthful food for children can, and should, be served everywhere. Episode 3 of Season One focuses on Whole Grains.


Tips to Help You Eat Whole Grains

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Easy ways to include more whole grains in meals and snacks, how to find them on a label, and how to include them in children's diets.


Whole Grains Stamp

Whole Grains Council.

More and more products are using Whole Grain Stamps every day, to help you quickly and easily find whole grain options.