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Welcome to the Official Site of The Y in Central Maryland Turkey Trot Charity 5K! We are excited to have you join us for this Thanksgiving morning tradition.

Adults, children and families from across the region come together to not only run (or walk, jog, stroll), but to raise funds so that children living in poverty in Central Maryland have access to Y programs that will forever shape their lives.

Thank you for being part of something good on Thanksgiving Morning!

Friday, October 4, 2013

Recipe: Hearty & Healthy "Salad"

This dish makes a great side dish or lunch and the longer it sits, the better the flavor, so you will really enjoy your leftovers. Give it a try and let us know what you think in the comment section.

From Life's Ambrosia:

Farro, Cranberry & Goat Cheese Salad

Serves 6; Prep time 10 min; Cook time: 15

  • 2 c pearled farro
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 c sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 8 oz goat cheese crumbles
  1. Cook farro according to package directions, drain and cool.
  2. While farro is cooking, using a whisk, mix dijon mustard, garlic powder and rosemary together in a bowl.
  3. Slowly add in olive oil until combined. Let sit.
  4. Toss cooled farro with cranberries, parsley and goat cheese.
  5. Serve with dressing.
We hope you enjoy!

Beautiful image from: http://www.lifesambrosia.com/2012/11/farro-cranberry-and-goat-cheese-salad-recipe.html

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