Checking in from north of the Red River (which only makes sense if you read Mindy's post yesterday).
Our unexpected snow this weekend looked like this. Nothing too troublesome. The roads stayed totally clear, and it was lovely to look at.
Now the recipe I'm going to share does not look like it belongs with these snow scenes at all - it involves freekeh, blueberries, and pineapple.
I'm imagining the first question on your lips may be "What is freekeh?"
To begin, according to the package, you pronounce it "free-ka." It is an Aramaic word meaning "to rub."
Freekeh is the young green wheat. It is harvested, roasted over an open fire, and then the chaff is rubbed off. What is left is a super nutritious young grain that is slightly chewy.
I first discovered Freekeh when I saw an article called