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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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Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Red Quinoa Bowls w. Cilantro Cream

May 15, 2015

If you’ve been following my food and recipe posts, you probably know I am a huge fan of one bowl meals. These Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quinoa Bowls are primarily made up of those three main ingredients and seasoned with some spices. The black beans and quinoa are packed with protein and sweet potato adds in some healthy carbs. Topped off with the most glorious cilantro cream drizzle, you’ve got yourself a delicious and nutritious meal that is ever so simple to…

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