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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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    Coconut Vegetable Curry over Volcano Rice

    This vegan and gluten-free dish has quickly become one of my go-to recipes during the week. It’s quick and easy, loaded with veggies, satisfying, flavorful and since it’s light on the spices, the whole…

    February 20, 2015
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    Lentil “Meatballs” w. Lemon Pesto

    You may have noticed that I’ve featured several recipes from Sara Forte’s cookbook, The Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods. It’s my go-to for healthy and delicious recipes that are simple enough…

    September 21, 2013