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    Meditteranean Farro Salad w. Tomatoes & Cucumbers

    September 11, 2016

    Our family often eats a Mediterranean-style diet which emphasizes eating primarily plant-based foods, whole grains, fish, legumes and nuts. Healthy fats such as olive oil are incorporated and herbs and spices are used to add flavor. Grain bowls and salads are simple to make and are light, yet satisfying. They’re typically composed of a grain and topped with veggies, a protein and a dressing. Farro is an ancient grain that’s a good source of protein, fiber and nutrients like magnesium and iron. This versatile dish can be served…

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    California Citrus Salad w. Quinoa & Toasted Walnuts

    Mildly sweet oro blanco grapefruit and luscious blood oranges and are paired with peppery arugula, tiny pearls of quinoa, creamy avocado and crunchy walnuts for a simple, healthy and delicious salad. It doesn’t get more “California” than this! Gather 1 cup…

    March 8, 2015
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    Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes w. Ramps

    Simple, healthy, whole food is anything but ordinary in Vegetarian Everyday by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. The creators of the Green Kitchen Stories blog are known for their creative flavor combinations, gorgeous styling, and colorful photography. This is…

    October 21, 2013
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    Mushroom Poblano Tart in a Cornmeal Crust

    Inspired by a polenta cornmeal crust from the book Ancient Grains for Modern Meals by Maria Speck and a mushroom poblano filling featured in Bon Appétit, this easy-to-prepare tart is perfectly delicious any time of day.…

    October 14, 2013