Grains are a huge source of energy in someone's diet. here are two different types of grains, Whole grains and refined grains and about 1/2 of consumed grains should be Whole grains.
Quinoa is a grain that is gluten free and actually contains all nine essential amino acids. Quinoa is very nutritious as it contains a lot of fiber, vitamin B, vitamin E, iron, potassium, and calcium. Quinoa can be eaten any time of day. Try eating quinoa for breakfast with dried fruit, honey, cinnamon, and milk. It can also be used as a substitute for rice for lunch or dinner!
Whole Grain Pasta
Whole grain pasta has more fiber and micro nutrients than the refined pasta that you are probably used to eating. It also has less calories and tastes very similar. Try eating whole grain pasta with some fresh tomatoes and basil.
Brown rice is a gluten free grain that has a lot of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants than white rice. It is less processed than white rice and is a good source of potassium and calcium.
Oats are a whole grain food and a great source of minerals, vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants. It is actually one of the nutrient packed foods you can eat. Try making protein bites with oats as a great snack!