TIP OF THE DAY: Delicious Ways To Eat More Grains & Legumes

Top: Bean purée topped with grilled vegetables and aged balsamic, as a starter or vegetarian main (photo courtesy Chef Eric LeVine). Center: Try poached or fried eggs on a bed of beans or lentils; here, kidney beans and diced sweet potato (photo courtesy U.S. Dry Bean Council). Bottom: Ham with black-eyed peas and collards (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try Something New For National Whole Grains Month

Just because it’s National Whole Grains Month doesn’t mean you have to flock to the brown rice and whole wheat pasta. Good as they are, why not try something new—something you might enjoy as much or more? Because whole grains are not only good for you; they’re delicious. Thousands of years ago, many more grains…
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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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PRODUCT UPDATE: New Varieties Of Village Harvest Whole Grains

Last spring, one of our Top Picks Of The Week was Village Harvest, absolutely delicious pre-cooked and flash-frozen whole grains that are ready to eat after a minute in the microwave. This brilliant line addresses the need to eat more whole grains while removing the time challenge of cooking them. All you need to do…
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