Freekeh (pronounced freak-uh) is a healthy whole grain food. A young green wheat that goes through a process of roasting, is then cracked or left whole. Love the smokey flavor and nutty texture of freekeh and like other grains, perfect in salads. High in fiber, protein and iron, freekeh is another favorite grain of ours. And when mixed with green beans and tahini, what’s not to love about this fresh tasting salad.
Each year I love having the BBC Good Food recipe calendar in my kitchen and although I’ve not cooked or baked every recipe for each specific year… I’ve decided with this year’s calendar to try all their seasonal recipes for a bit of cooking inspiration and thought I’d share them with you too. Continue reading “Roasted Carrot, Spelt, Fennel and Blood Orange Salad”
Love easy to prepare sides such as this raw beetroot salad. The sliced beetroot is marinated overnight in a cocoa balsamic thyme vinaigrette which softens the slices making them deliciously sweet. Continue reading “Raw Beetroot Slices with Cocoa, Balsamic Thyme Vinaigrette”