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basic cooking, dinner, wheat -

This is one of our chef's favorite side dishes that can easily be converted into a main course by adding more vegetables or some lean grilled chicken, shrimp, or salmon. It's a great way to use cracked wheat, but will also work with steel cut oats. It's creamy savory deliciousness.    Caramelized Onion, Cracked Wheat and Pea Risotto with Sharp White Cheddar, Lemon, and Dill Organic Grains Cracked Wheat| 1 cup Low Sodium Vegetable Stock| 4 cups Red Grape Juice or Red Wine| 2/3 cup red wine Fresh Green Peas| 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil| 1 1/2 Tbsp.  Fresh Onion, chopped| 1 cup Garlic, minced| 2 clovesCream...

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dinner, grain basics, salad, wheat -

One of the fundamentals of good health is eating right. We're having a lot of healthy salad including whole grain, lean protein and a lot of flavor! Summertime is a great time to keep healthy salad on hand. This is one of our whole-grain favorites. It’s got tons of texture, and will keep you full for hours. The benefit of all the unmilled whole grain is that it will help regulate blood sugar levels, is cholesterol free, and is great for the heart. Lean protein helps with weight loss, so we’ve added it to this salad. We use lean chicken...

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baking, basic cooking, bread, dinner, grain basics, main dish, quinoa, sprouted wheat, vegan, wheat -

Summer grilling starts on Memorial Day! One thing that never takes a holiday off is nutrition. It won't go out of style and nothing can be more satisfying than seeing the people you love also eating delicious nutritious food. This recipe is loaded with so much flavor, that you won't miss the meat! These black bean quinoa cheeseburgers have all the hearty meaty texture you want, but they're totally meatless. We top them with fresh avocado, onions and tomatoes and a drizzle of our favorite salsa or cilantro dressing. Add the patties to your list of "freezes beautifully". They can...

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basic cooking, dinner, millet, pizza -

One of the most nutritious seed grains is a little yellow pellet called Millet. It cooks in almost an identical time as regular white rice, but nutritionally it can't be beat! It's a great source of fiber and though not a complete protein, it is gluten-free. It looks like this... This recipe is a very simple skillet meals that is a cross between a pizza and a casserole with the added bonus that it doesn't need to be baked in the oven or heat up the house during the hot summer. It's a one-pot wonder too! That means less dishes...

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amaranth, dinner, salmon -

    As far as simple weeknight dinners go, this is about as simple as you can get. If you aren't a fish fan, this amaranth crust also works with chicken breasts (or roasted eggplant for our vegetarian friends). Give it a try. With the popped amaranth a-top the fish it tastes like it is crusted in a cheesy nutty coating...but it is so much lower in fat and so delicious! To Pop Amaranth ½ Cup Amaranth Heat a large heavy Dutch oven over high heat at least 5 minutes. Spoon 1 tablespoon amaranth into the pan, and check to...

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