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Glorious Grains

Glorious Grains

What do you think of first when you hear “whole grains”? Brown rice? Wheat bread? Birdseed? There is so much more to the world of whole grains! But first, let’s clarify what exactly a whole grain is. There are Three Parts: Bran, germ, and endosperm. The bran is the...

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Marinated Lentils with Spiced Walnuts and Basil

Marinated Lentils with Spiced Walnuts and Basil

Recipe by Molly Baz in Cook This Book   Talk about an easy way to flavor your lentils!  The walnut oil is warm and earthy, until you get a hint of sweet from the golden raisins. Finishing this dish with good quality feta and literally lotsa basil balances the dish so...

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10 Everyday Uses for Seeds

10 Everyday Uses for Seeds

It is no secret that seeds are small, but nutritionally mighty. Packed with anti-inflammatory nutrients like heart-healthy fats, protein, fiber, and antioxidants (among a ton of vitamins and minerals), it’s no wonder we call them little powerhouses of health. And...

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Easy Breakfast Cookies

Easy Breakfast Cookies

Recipe by Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN No, you’re not seeing things. There are only four ingredients in this recipe! Who doesn’t love that? Everyday items and simple pantry staples allow you to whip these together in no time. Plus, that last ingredient can vary greatly, so...

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Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil

Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil

Recipe by Alison Roman in Nothing Fancy I’ll be honest – I didn’t think I’d like this recipe as much as I did. However, the fennel and lemon pairing is so surprisingly tasty! Plus, there’s something magical that happens to these flavors when heat is thrown into the...

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Weeknight Stuffed Peppers

Weeknight Stuffed Peppers

Recipe by Unite for HER Nutrition Senior Manager, Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN Ingredients 3 bell peppers (any color)1 cup whole grain rice2 cups vegetable broth (or water)1 can/box crushed tomatoes1 Tbsp. coconut oil1 can garbanzo beans1 cup leafy greens - fresh or...

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Beans, Legumes, and Pulses – Oh My!

Beans, Legumes, and Pulses – Oh My!

No matter what you want to call them, they each are a part of our plant food family! Even though beans, legumes, and pulses are used interchangeably, they do have distinct meanings. Did you know? A legume refers to the entire plant: leaves, stems, and pods. A pulse is...

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Vegetarian Chili for Two

Vegetarian Chili for Two

Recipe courtesy of One Dish Kitchen You may recognize this recipe. I’ve made this before for a few Unite for HER events, but I think it’s just too good not to share here! I love a good chili recipe, but it usually yields so much! If you want a bowl of comfort, but...

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Oven Baked Brothy Beans

Oven Baked Brothy Beans

Recipe courtesy of Justine Snacks I love a good bean dish, especially when the beans are the star of the show. This recipe calls for simple ingredients that create quite a depth of flavor. You might think this is best served as an appetizer, but I say let it stand...

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