We all know how important it is to include whole grains in your family’s diet. Whole grains are fiber rich and make you feel fuller which helps fight obesity. Research has also proven that diets rich in whole grain and other plant foods low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease.
The American Italian Pasta Company knows that you always give your family 100% so they decided that they would do the same by introducing a new line of Golden Grain 100% whole grain pasta. These fiber rich foods are also delicious and should be included in everyone’s dinner plans.
Each box of pasta contains 100% whole grain wheat, is all natural, includes 5g of fiber per serving, and is low fat, low sodium and cholesterol free. The product line includes:
Angel Hair pasta 13.25 oz, Elbow Macaroni 13.25 oz, Penne 13.25 oz, Spaghetti 13.25 oz. You can use their product locator to find a store near you on the Golden Grain website. Like Golden Grain on Facebook to receive a coupon for $1 off one box while supplies last.
Try this delicious recipe for Veggie Spaghetti from Golden Grain Pasta.
Enjoy the healthful benefits of Golden Grain 100% Whole Grain pasta with this delicious, easy-to-prepare recipe.
Golden Grain Spaghetti
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 30 min
* 1 box (13.25 oz) 100% whole grain spaghetti
* 1 Tbsp olive oil
* 2 cloves of garlic, minced or 1 tsp of garlic powder
* 1 yellow onion, chopped
* 1 red bell pepper, chopped
* 1 can (28 oz) whole peeled tomatoes
* 1 bunch of asparagus, chopped
* 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
* 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1. In a large skillet, cook peppers, onions and garlic in olive oil over medium heat until tender, or about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and simmer for 15 minutes.
2. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
3. Meanwhile, add to simmering sauce, asparagus, mushrooms, salt and pepper to taste.
4. Combine pasta and sauce and toss with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.
You can find more great recipes at Goldengrainpasta.com.
*Disclosure: I received 4 boxes of Golden Grain 100% Whole Grain Pasta in exchange for this review. All opinions are accurate and 100% mine.
Golden Grain Pasta and The Healthy Moms Magazine is giving away a prize package of a Cuisinart Chef’s Classic Stainless Steel 4-Piece 12-Quart Pasta/Steamer Set (Retails for around $80) and 4 boxes of Golden Grain 100% Whole Grain Pasta! All you need to do in order to participate in this giveaway is leave us a comment and like Golden Grain on Facebook. This giveaway is open to US residents only and the contest ends on June 11, 2011 at midnight PST.
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