This Week’s 3 Healthy Recipes: Farro

With more fiber than lots of other grains including quinoa, oatmeal and rice, farro is an often-neglected ancient superfood that should be on your menu. I keep seeing it on healthy Paris restaurant menus...and I had to try it out myself at home! One half cup nets you about 150 calories (same as oatmeal), 8g fiber, 8g protein and 10 percent of your daily iron. With a nutty flavor and chewy texture, it's a great substitution in pretty much any recipe calling for rice. It makes a great hearty replacement for your morning oatmeal and is delish in soups/stews, on salads, and paired with fall-to-winter foods like squash. Bring small bag of farro ... [Read More]

Season: Fresh, Healthy Café Near République

Restaurant: Season Area: 3ème arrondissement (near République) Come for: Healthy Asian-fusion Specialties: Fresh pressed juice, salads, vegetarian, gluten-free Best for: Lunch with friends Price: $-$$ // 14 euros per main, decent portions Service: Harried and slow but friendly What we had: Green pizza (pesto made with arugula and pistachio, ricotta and mozzarella) salmon salad (marinated salmon, mango, ginger, beet shoots, squash, arugula); vegetarian bun (rice noodles with grilled tofu, carrots, cauliflower, red onions, coriander and mint); green juice (kale, spinach, apple, lemon and ginger) A little taste: This restaurant ... [Read More]