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Curried Apple Couscous

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 When you’re about to fly away on vacation to one of the biggest food countries of the world, filled with the greatest pasta, bread and pizza in the world, you want to make sure you want to fill your body with feel good ingredients before filling it with carbs galore. 

Here’s one of my go-to recipes for a quick and easy weeknight, whole-grain, healthy meal.

 

Recipe: Curried Apple Couscous

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1 tbs curry powder
  • 2 scallions, sliced into rounds
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • handful of fresh mint,
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posted by on June 14, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Kale Apple Tofu Miso Salad

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 Kale is a funny thing. It’s branded as one of those turn-of-the-age coined terms: a “SUPERFOOD”. Kale is:

  • Low in calories
  • High in fibre
  • Zero fat
  • High in iron
  • High in Vitamin K
  • Filled with antioxidants
  • Great for cardiovascular support
  • High in Vitamin C & A
  • A great detox food
  • High in calcium

As you can see there are many, many, many reasons why you should eat kale. The only unfortunate thing is that sometimes it can take a little bit of time to adjust to the taste and texture of kale. When Eric first tried this salad he winced … Read more

posted by on May 6, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Farro + Everything but the Moldy Cheese Salad

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There comes a time when you’ve gotten too excited at the grocery store and have overestimated the amount of vegetables you are going to consume within the week. Of course you’re going to eat cabbage, spinach, kale, a bag of apples, celery, zucchini in the course of week, ignoring the obvious fact that you are ONE person and really don’t consume that much food before things start to grow old and moldy.

So I came up with a solution to rescue my slowly wilting leaves and browning apples. Throw them into a salad, add a grain, add some balsamic and … Read more

posted by on March 15, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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