Cajun Red Beans and Rice – Rice and Beans Recipe

Cajun Red Beans & Rice

Cajun Red Beans and Rice are a delicious and healthy vegetarian meal. The combination of beans and rice, or, of any pulse with any grain, is a common practice all over the world, has been for centuries, and with good reason. Both grains, and beans, in all of their varieties, are staple foods that sustain many peopleRead more

Mushroom Barley Soup – Barley Soup Recipe

Mushroom Barley Soup

Mushroom Barley Soup is the second recipe in my series on Ancient Grains. I’m sure you’re familiar with barley, especially in its fermented liquid form, but you can put barley into your diet in other ways besides a cold one on a Friday night. Which, I’m certainly not judging, by the way. That is still, andRead more

Farro Risotto With Winter Squash

Farro Risotto

Ancient Grains I’m kicking off the New Year with a series of ancient grain recipes, beginning with this Farro Risotto. I’ve been exploring ancient grains for a while now. I’m excited about their incredible nutritional value, ease of cooking, and deliciousness. Whole grains are also a super economical way to get some powerhouse nutrition. All cultures haveRead more

Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Vegetarian Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice is such a simple, but versatile dish. I love making it at home because I get to control the amount of fat and other ingredients, plus I can load it up with all kinds of vegetables. Most of all, fried rice is a perfect way to turn last night’s leftovers into aRead more

Farro Salad – Farro, Pomegranate, Belgium Endive Salad

Farro salad

This Farro Salad has a lot going on. Which, is how it should be, in every salad. A great salad has all of the flavour elements, sweet, bitter, sour, salty and umami. (Umami is best described as a savory, meaty taste. Food examples of umami are mushrooms, soy sauce, miso, or Parmesan cheese). And thisRead more