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Healthy recipe: Bean & barley soup

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 7th, 2013 | No Comments »
Bean & Barley Soup

Yield: 4 servings, 2 1/2 cups each Servings: 4 Active Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes To Make Ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 6 months. Recipe Description: This hearty bean and barley soup tastes like it has simmered for hours but it’s actually quite quick to throw together and freezes beautifully. If you have cooked barley on hand, omit the quick-cooking barley and stir in 1 1/2 cups cooked barley along with the ...

Healthy recipe: Blue cheese portobello burgers

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 1st, 2013 | No Comments »
Blue Cheese Portobello Burgers

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour Recipe Description: Blue cheese and slow-cooked onions turn a grilled portobello into an indulgent portobello burger. Ruby port—a sweet fortified wine—gives extra depth of flavor to the caramelized onions. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2. 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 3. 3 cloves garlic, minced 4. 4 large portobello mushrooms, stems removed 5. 3 cups thinly sliced red onion 6. 2 tablespoons water 7. 1/4 cup ruby port 8. 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 9. ...

Healthy recipe: Roast chicken & sweet potatoes

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on October 25th, 2013 | No Comments »
Roast Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Recipe Description: Caramelized sweet potatoes and red onion are the bed for chicken thighs that cook up fast in a very hot oven—perfect for a quick healthy chicken dinner. Serve with a fall salad of mixed greens, sliced apples and blue cheese. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 2 tablespoons whole-grain or Dijon mustard 2. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried 3. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4. 1/2 teaspoon salt, ...

Healthy recipe: Pomodoro pasta with white beans & olives

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on October 17th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
Pomodoro Pasta with White Beans and Olives

Yield: 2 servings, 2 cups each Servings: 2 Active time: 25 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Recipe description: In honor of Vegetarian Awareness Month, capture the flavor of vine-ripened tomatoes with this elegant-yet-quick, fresh tomato sauce. Although it's an uncooked sauce, the beans are heated briefly in the olive oil and garlic to infuse them with flavor. Recipe ingredients: 1. 4 ounces whole-wheat pasta shells, tubetti, ziti or rigatoni 2. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3. 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed 4. 1 large ...