New Family Favorites to Get Everyone Around the Kitchen Table

Every family has favorite meals they enjoy sharing. But sometimes it can be difficult to get the entire family around the table to savor special meals together. Busy schedules, work travel and cooking convenience can all play a factor in the time spent at the dinner table. October is National Eat Better, Eat together month, and we are challenging families across the country to enjoy more healthy meals together.

Sorghum is a healthy, easy way to bring your family around the dinner table and discover new family favorites. Sorghum is a whole grain that packs a nutritional punch. Full of fiber, protein, iron and B?complex vitamins, sorghum gives you the fuel to do more family activities. You can also add convenience to the kitchen with sorghum because it is easy to cook! Try cooking sorghum on your stovetop, in a pressure cooker or slow cooker. You can even cook a large batch of sorghum, freeze or refrigerate and use the grain when you need it. The grain will not get soggy or lose its quality. Sorghum is a delicious super grain that will allow you to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family.

Wondering how to add sorghum to your kitchen? Here are five of our family favorite recipes you’ll want to add to your recipe box. Your family will love eating them together, too.

Apple Cinnamon Raisin Sorghum Bake

This sugar free recipe created by Lauren Harris-Pincus is a great way to start off the morning with your family.

Apple Cinnamon Sorghum Bake

Escarole, Sorghum and Bean Soup

This fulfilling soup will become an instant favorite among your family. Plus, it has only 140 calories per serving! Try the recipe created by Triad to Wellness.

Escarole, Bean and Sorghum Soup

Sweet Potato Casserole with Sorghum 

Looking for a new recipe to try before Thanksgiving? Try this “sweet” Sweet Potato Casserole from Epicurious. It's sure to be a hit.

*Photo and recipe from Epicurious

Popped Sorghum

Enjoying a movie night with the family? Pop some whole grain sorghum and have the kids top it off with their favorite toppings. For more fun, top your favorite candy apples with popped sorghum. 

Banana Bread

Bring the family into the kitchen and make this delicious banana bread recipe from Nu Life Market. It’s a great way to spend time with the family.

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