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Farrotto Primavera

Farrotto is simply a dish that uses farro in place of rice and cooks it in the same fashion as you would to make a traditional risotto dish. Farro...

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Oat Quick Bread With Chocolate Chips

Quick breads such as this one are great to have on hand for mid-day snacks or unexpected guests. I also always have a quick bread in my freezer that...

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Strawberry Whip

We cannot get enough strawberries in our household. Everyone loves them and we eat them by the handfuls …. plain, dressed up or added to numerous recipes. This particular...

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Apple Oat Bran Muffins

I have been reading more and more on the health benefits of oat bran, and after finally finding it at a local health food store here in Umbria I...

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Farro Fava Bean Soup

In Italy, farro is a popular grain used in salads, soups, as a grain side dish, or even in place of rice in risotto dishes. It has a slightly...

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Vibrant Soba Noodle Salad

Summer screams salads and in my mind, there is nothing better than noodle-based salads, especially healthy ones! This recipe takes an Asian spin with buckwheat soba noodles and plenty...

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Peanut Butter Banana Loaf

When I was growing up, one of my very favorite things to eat was a sandwich of peanut butter and bananas. Back then, eating healthy and nutritious wasn’t even...

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Spiced Banana Oat Smoothie

I have been getting more involved in making tasty smoothies for my breakfast and after workout snacks, and while trying different flavor combinations, I stumbled onto this easy banana...