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Bon Appetit Wednesday: Eat Like the Ancients With Rice, Barley and Gingered Adzuki

adzuki bean

Adzuki bean. Image courtesy of ninjagecko on Flickr.com.

Healthy eating is becoming more and more popular in today’s society as we discover that the processed foods we’ve been ingesting for so long can actually be harmful. One of the easiest ways to find healthy, nutrition-packed foods is to look into the past and eat like the ancients. Many ancient ingredients have recently entered the spotlight because of their recognized health benefits. The adzuki bean is one such food. Today’s recipe is a wonderful vegetarian meal of Rice and Barley with Gingered Adzuki. Used as a main dish or simply as a complement to the main course, this recipe is packed with nutrition and flavor. Continue reading