TIP OF THE DAY: Farro, The Original Wheat & A Moroccan Chicken Recipe

With all the focus on quinoa as the “it” grain, don’t hold yourself back from trying other ancient grains. Farro, an early, very tasty wheat subspecies, is also known as emmer wheat. Some people also confuse it with spelt (more about that below). But it shouldn’t keep you from seeking it out at better supermarkets,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try Farro, An Ancient Grain

A “leftovers” salad: farro with cooked carrots, peas and corn; diced tomatoes and ham; sliced olives and cooked yellow bell pepper. Photo © Denio Rigacci | Dreamstime.   Farro is the original wheat, one of the first cereals domesticated in the Fertile Crescent. It nurtured the population of the Mediterranean and Middle East for thousands…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try Farro, An Ancient Wheat

We discovered the tasty Santorini Farro Salad on the SkinnyLicious™ menu at Cheesecake Factory and liked it so much we recreated it at home (recipe below). We then asked: Why don’t we eat more farro? So today we’re also sharing some background information on farro, and two cookbooks that showcase farro recipes and other nutritious…
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