I apologize for the posting drought recently. I had to take a little break and I am back refreshed and cooking up a storm! I had a wonderful opportunity to get away for the weekend and experience a lot of new things, including some yummy new foods. Like any restful break, I am feeling energized and inspired to create some new things. This recipe came together at the suggestion of Craig, who thought farro would work really well with artichoke hearts. So, using his great suggestion, I put together this quick salad that is simple, quick and stores well. A big batch of this yielded some delicious leftovers! Serve this […]
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Orzo is a small, rice shaped pasta. Whole wheat orzo is higher in both protein and fiber than brown rice and cooks in less than 10 minutes! This quick dinner highlights fresh spring produce and can be put together quickly and easily. It can be served hot or cold. Use this as a main dish or a healthy side at your next barbecue.Read more for the full recipe! Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients:1/2 lb dry whole wheat orzo pasta1 cup fresh English peas, washed1 cup artichoke hearts, washed and chopped (fresh, canned or frozen)1 medium shallot, minced1/2 medium onion, chopped1/2 lemon, juiced1 cup low sodium chicken broth […]
This tasty recipe takes minutes to whip up and can be a side dish or a main course. Artichokes are loaded with fiber, Vitamin C, potassium, folic acid and magnesium. They add a great deal of flavor to this filling, antioxidant-packed dish. Full recipe and photos after the jump.Prep Time: 2-5 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients:1 cup quinoa, dry (I used red, but you can also use white or black)2 cups broccoli, washed and chopped1 can of artichoke hearts, drained, rinsed and chopped2 cloves of garlic, minced1/2 cup veggie broth1 tbsp extra virgin olive oilsalt and peppercayenne pepper Step by Step Instructions:1. Cook quinoa according to package directions 2. While […]
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