An easy summer recipe to make in the summer is a Farro Mediterranean Style salad. Farro is an ancient grains which cooks in 10 minutes. Chewy and nutty- this grain makes a delicious base for fresh ingredients such as juicy cucumber, dried tomatoes and smokey red peppers. Fresh parsley adds brightness to the dish and the feta-some more flavor without using the side shaker.
This recipe is an adaptation of a recipe in Runner’s World Cookbook edited by Joanna Sayago Golub. Since many people are allergic to nuts I eliminated the walnuts. I added less sugar as the bananas and the dried cranberries are already super sweet. What makes this recipe easy is minimal clean up (Wash up means […]
Here is a recipe which is full of the essential micronutrient choline. If you are a vegetarian, or vegan, pregnant or lactating the amount of choline is important to get as it is needed for heart , brain and liver health. Getting choline just from plant food is a challenge as foods high in choline […]
Last week I had a chance to listen to a webinar sponsored by the Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Group of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics http://www.whdpg.org. The webinar was run by Liz Weiss MS, RDN , family meal and nutrition expert and Maria Caudill PhD, RD a choline researcher at Cornell University. The webinar […]
Last week Wayne Art Center hosted a Plein Air Festival 2017 Culinary Event called, “A French Bistro Dinner & Wine Tasting.” We had 14 attendees for a four course bistro dinner featuring local ingredients paired with delicious french wines. The menu included: Potage Saint Germain- a fresh pea, lettuce and mint soup, Magret de […]