Happy Tuesday! It is a beautiful day in Atlanta and this recipe will add to the great spring we are having. You can use any ancient grains you have for this recipe; wheat berries, couscous, farro, quinoa, etc. This is a great side dish or light main meal for the whole family. The highlighted spice is our wonderful cinnamon. It can help keep your blood sugars stable throughout the day so this recipe is good for diabetics as well. The chopped nuts and ancient grains will provide protein so this is a great vegetarian dish! Enjoy!
Ancient grains with dried fruit, nuts, and cinnamon
3 cups of ancient grains (your choice)
2 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 ½ cups of chopped dried fruit
1 cup of toasted chopped nuts
1 Tsp of cinnamon
Cook ancient grains as directed. While still warm, add in the olive oil. Stir in the chopped fruit and nuts. Finally, sprinkle cinnamon over top.