Slow Cooker White Beans

Slow Cooker White Beans

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 199 – Slow Cooker White Beans) The slow cooker is my favorite way to cook dried beans. They’re super easy. Taste better than canned. And cost a lot less. What’s not to like? You can serve these slow cooker beans as a side dish warm or at room… 

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Lemony Lentil Quinoa Salad

Light Healthy Lemon Lentil Quinoa Salad

This lemony lentil quinoa salad is one from the archives. It’s the recipe that finally turned me into a quinoa lover. Which, I must admit took a while. Have you ever cooked with quinoa (KEEN-wa)?  It’s a South American grain-like seed that you cook like rice, simmering it in water or broth until the liquid is absorbed…. 

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Brown Rice Tomato Basil Salad

Tomato Brown Rice Basil Salad

I’ve been thinking about this Brown Rice Tomato Basil Salad ever since making slow cooker farro with cherry tomatoes and Parmesan. It’s an oldie but good from the Barefoot Contessa Family Style: Easy Ideas and Recipes That Make Everyone Feel Like Family that I first made years ago. If you’re on the lookout for easy tasty Weight… 

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Farro with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil {Slow Cooker}

Farro with tomatoes, basil and Parmesan

(Weight Watchers Crock Pot Cooking Day 186 – Farro with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Parmesan) Have you tried farro? According to the package that has been sitting around my pantry for months, it’s one of the oldest cultivated grains. Originally grown in the fertile crescent of the middle east, farro became the primary grain of… 

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Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower

Slow Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 166) It’s easy for me to fall into a rut where preparing vegetables are concerned. So, when it came time to cook a huge head of cauliflower that had been sitting in the fridge for a while, I went out looking for a new way to prepare it…. 

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