Thanksgiving is just days away! Whether you are preparing a huge feast for your family and friends or you are just showing up somewhere to eat, you must make this salad.
I first had this salad at the Ancient Grains class that I took at my local HyVee. This was my favorite dish! The BF and I loved it so much, I made it at home.
It’s also on my Thanksgiving menu! The flavors in this salad are perfect for Thanksgiving. Sweet potato, cranberries, pumpkin seeds…perfection.
It’s also a super healthy dish. I love having a few healthy options on a holiday table to balance out the not-so-healthy options.
I asked Kaiti George, the dietitian at HyVee, if I could share the recipe with you, and she said yes!
I changed up Kaiti’s original recipe a bit and used farro instead of spelt. You could use either because they’re both similar in texture. I used farro because it cooks a little faster than spelt. Spelt takes 60-80 minutes to cook, and farro takes 30 minutes to cook.
I also found a Simply Balanced Farro microwavable pouch at Target that takes a couple of minutes to cook, which would make this recipe even easier.
What healthy dishes are on your Thanksgiving menu?
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