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Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Risotto

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Risotto

When most of us think of risotto, we think of standing over the stove, stirring without stopping for half an hour. But by using your slow-cooker, you can enjoy a healthy home-cooked meal that tastes like you slaved away in the kitchen for hours.

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Wheat Berry Salad

Wheat Berry Salad

This wheat berry salad has an earthy warmness to it, a tad nutty but only slightly, and depending on what other ingredients are mixed in, the wonderful ability to suit any season.

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Kamut with Asparagus, Peas, and Roasted Lemon

Kamut with Asparagus, Peas, and Roasted Lemon

Why not switch up the grains in your diet and add an ancient grain like kamut? It’s not just healthy, it’s delicious! We used this grain to make a side dish at one of our cooking classes. It’s pretty enough for company (it’s twice the size of modern-day wheat) and it’s not the same, boring rice side dish you may have made zillions of times.

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Wild Rice Salad

Nutty Wild Rice Salad

With a mild, nutty taste and that signature chewy bite, whole grains are a great base for salads because they easily take on the flavors of whatever you mix in… and you can mix just about anything in to satisfy both your tummy and your tastebuds.

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