Carrot and Farro Grain Bowl

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Preparation Time 10 minutes Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Cost Per Serving $1.68
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3/4 cupFarro Grain
5Medium Carrots, cut into 2-3 inch pieces
1/2 cupPumpkin Seeds
1/4 cupFeta Cheese, crumbled
1/2 cupParsley, finely chopped
2.5 tbspOlive Oil
1/2 tspSea Salt Salt and Black Pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F.
  2. In a large pot combine farro grain with 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low.
  3. Cook for about 25 to 30 minutes, it should be tender but still slightly chewy.
  4. Dress the carrots with about ½ tbsp of olive oil, some pumpkin seeds, salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet and roast for about 20 minutes.
  5. Combine parsley with juice from a lemon and 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  6. Dress cooked farro with some of the parsley dressing and top with roasted carrots. Sprinkle some feta on top and serve.


  • Stay energized by planning nutritious snacks into your day. Snacks are foods or drinks that are consumed between meals. The keys to healthy snacking are to choose nutritious foods and match portion sizes to hunger and energy needs.  
  • Take away guilt from snacking! Snacking can be part of a healthy diet and is a great way to get all the nutrients the body needs each day. Snacks can keep blood glucose levels stable and help you feel energized throughout the day.   
  • Aim to get both high fibre carbohydrates and protein in each snack. Farro is an exmple of a whole grain, which has both fibre and protein. Half a cup cooked has about 6 g of fibre and 14 g of protein.