Mushroom Farro Soup from The Way the Cookie Crumbles

Once again I'm touting the deliciousness of Farro, a type of emmer wheat from Italy that's a delicious addition to soups, stews, and casseroles. I love everything about this Mushroom Farro Soup from The Way the Cookie Crumbles, with both dried and fresh mushrooms, onions, carrots, garlic, stock, and a tiny bit of tomato paste. You can skip the small amount of sherry Bridget uses to add more flavor, but don't skip the little bit of sherry vinegar that's stirred in at the end.  (This recipe would be vegan if you use vegetable stock. Farro is not gluten-free, but brown rice would make a good substitute in this recipe.) ...more
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Farro Risotto with Cannellini and Basil from FamilyStyle Food

One thing that's fun about eating less meat is the way it helps you discover delicious new foods that you might otherwise have missed. I remember how excited I was when I first tried farro, a type of whole grain wheat from Italy that's becoming more popular in the U.S.  Some types of farro need to be pre-soaked, but if you look in an Italian market you can find a type called "semi-perlato" that cooks quickly. When I saw this recipe for Farro Risotto with Cannellini and Basil on FamilyStyle Food, it sounded like a perfect Meatless Monday dish, and if you haven't had farro, I'm betting you'll like it. (Farro is not gluten-free but most recipes using it can be made with brown rice for a gluten-free version.) ...more

Sweet & Spicy Thai Farro Salad

  This salad showcases the sweet, fresh nectarines (or peaches) that are currently in season....more

Mediterranean Farro Salad

Mediterranean Farro Saladby TARA on Jul 5, 2012 • 9:25 pm • Edit entryNo Comments...more

Farro Chickpea Salad with Lavender Citrus Vinaigrette

During the past Mother’s Day weekend, the intense Sun dazzled away the cl...more

Farro & Winter Vegetables

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This looks delicious! I might have to add it to my meal plan next week :)more

Roasted Farro with Greens and Grilled Chicken

A few months ago I posted once of my favorite healthy recipes, Farro and Kale Salad, and today I bring you another one of my new favorites: Roasted Farro with Greens and Grilled Chicken. This dish is delicious, healthy, and a great combination of different flavors (some lemon, a little cheese, greens, grains and chicken)....more
Do you think you could substitute wheat berries for the faro in this recipe. I know they are ...more

2011: Firsts & Repeats + New Year’s Beans & Greens

Friends, I want to thank you for the overwhelming response, via comments and email, to my New Year’s Day post January diet? Nope, I bought bigger clothes.  Your kind words and sentiments mean so much!...more

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I just checked out hip pressure cooking...and subsequently added it to my Google Reader ...more