TIP OF THE DAY: Make Tofu Sandwiches

What’s trending in sandwiches? According to Technomic, a food industry research and consulting firm, it’s tofu. The company’s MenuMonitor tracks more than 7,000 commercial and noncommercial menus to identify new ideas, including new menus, seasonal promotions and limited-time offers. The next trending sandwich protein, they say, will be…tofu! Chicken and bacon are, by far, the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sustainable Eating Helps All Of Us

[1] Black bean burger: Add your favorite condiments garnishes and you’ll love it (here’s the recipe Urban Accents). [2] “Trash fish” look and taste just as good as the big-name fish—for as fraction of the price (photo courtesy Chef Barton Seaver, author of this sustainable fish cookbook). [3] Hello, Malaysian palm oil; buh-bye, canola oil…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Delicious Ways To Eat More Grains & Legumes

Top: Bean purée topped with grilled vegetables and aged balsamic, as a starter or vegetarian main (photo courtesy Chef Eric LeVine). Center: Try poached or fried eggs on a bed of beans or lentils; here, kidney beans and diced sweet potato (photo courtesy U.S. Dry Bean Council). Bottom: Ham with black-eyed peas and collards (photo…
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RECIPE: Chickpea Salad

You can round out the Moroccan Chicken recipe we just published with a green salad, and you can also add another cold salad. We’re not sure how this Chickpea Salad recipe came to us. Easy and tasty, it’s from Meaghann McGoun of Love With Food. Thanks, Meghann. We especially like this as a spring and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Farro, The Original Wheat & A Moroccan Chicken Recipe

With all the focus on quinoa as the “it” grain, don’t hold yourself back from trying other ancient grains. Farro, an early, very tasty wheat subspecies, is also known as emmer wheat. Some people also confuse it with spelt (more about that below). But it shouldn’t keep you from seeking it out at better supermarkets,…
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