You would really like to eat more whole grains, but it is way too hot right now to think about even boiling water. And cooking grains is cumbersome to boot, right? Am I reading your mind?
Cooking in summer should feel like a breeze — it shouldn’t zap your energy. Thankfully, people the world over have long ago figured out how to balance hot days with fresh and easy grain salads. Look no further than the Mediterranean, where no-fuss summer cooking is celebrated. Many Mediterranean meals include trendy grains, such as freekeh, bulgur, and couscous; and here's how to make summery meals with these grains even easier.