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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
Barley Parmesan Verde

Blog Special: Summer Sides – Part 1b, Barley Parmesan Verde

Barley is a whole-grain that has a chewy mouth-feel. High in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and protein, this grain adds heft and creaminess to recipes. Beef and barley soup might be a recipe you are familiar with, but we are using barley as a side dish in this blog special. In this post, I have included a "made up" recipe of mine. Those kinds of recipes tend to come from...

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Tomatillo 1

Blog Special: Summer Sides – Part 1a, Salsa Verde

Our blog specials are back with a series on whole grains! But before grains, I want to talk about salsa verde – or green salsa. Salsa verde is made from tomatillos and contains similar ingredients to tomato salsas. Tomatillos are small, green fruits with a tart taste. You will find them covered in a papery husk that peels away easily. They are different from g...

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