Grains + Greens

The healthy meals are all lined up in the fridge/freezer and I am set to rock and roll for my first day back at the office (even if it takes a bit of self-motivation to get me there).  One of my go-to meals during my crazy busy weeks is this delicious Greens + Grains dish that Ben and I like to make often.  With all of its complex carbohydrates, fiber, and nutrients, I eat it as one of my five small meals a day—typically before teaching kickboxing—and have tons of energy to last me through class!

All you need is Kashi’s 7 whole grain pilaf, veggie/chicken broth, and broccoli!


Grains + Greens


  • 1 packet Kashi whole grain pilaf
  • ~2 c broth [we use low-sodium vegetable broth]
  • 1 small head of broccoli

Prepare pilaf as directed.


In the meantime, chop broccoli into small pieces.


When about 3/4 of the broth is absorbed, place broccoli into the pot and cook, covered, until the broccoli is tender.


Stir everything together.

Enjoy! Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts [1 serving]

Calories 207 • Fat 2g Sodium 150mg • Carbs 38g • Fiber 9g • Sugar 2g • Protein 8g


2 thoughts on “Grains + Greens

  1. Kathryn says:

    What a simple and nutritious recipe. I don’t have a rice cooker, but I bet I could get the same effect by cooking the broccoli in a pot with the rice. Thanks for the idea!

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