May 28, 2019

This salad is delicious, beautiful and satisfying.  Using both Einkorn and white beans in this salad makes a whole protein source.  It's also fiber rich and flavorful.  I brought this for my mom's birthday lunch - Happy Birthday Mom - and my brother comm...

May 25, 2019

This salad is everything you could want in a salad, at least as far as I'm concerned.  It has a bright lemony dressing, with crunch from the radishes, cucumber and pumpkin seeds.  The whole grain gives it staying power, to keep unhealthy cravings at bay.  The extra vir...

July 25, 2018

Very Vegetable Quinoa Salad

  • 2 cups cooked and cooled quinoa  

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked beans (black, red, white and chickpeas all work well)

  • 1/2 orange or red bell pepper, diced

  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, diced

  • 1/2 zucchini (about 1 cup)

  • 1 cup ch...

September 11, 2017

I use to call this Clean Out the Fridge Salad andeven though this salad is very versatile; you can use any grain, any bean or legume and any vegetables, it's just not a very appealing name.  So in deference to one of my favorite salads, I changed the name.  I came up w...

March 1, 2017

Corn, Bean and Grain Salad

  • 1 1/2 Cups Black Beans

  • 1 1/2 Cups Brown Rice, or another grain of your choice.  The salad in the picture above was made with millet.  Brown rice is my favorite in this salad, but since I love brown rice and tend to use it a lot in oth...

February 28, 2017

This is one of my favorite salads!  I first ate it in Italy on a Get-A-Way with 7 of my friends. We all loved it!  I just made a few slight adjustments.  Jovial Foods is my favorite source for einkorn berries, I think they're a higher quality ancient wheat berry,...

February 23, 2017

 Brown Rice Salad

  • 2 Cups Roasted and Cooled Sweet Potato, or Butternut Squash

  • 3 Cups Cooked and Cooled Brown Rice, or Substitute Another Whole Cooked Grain

  • 1/4 Cup Finely Minced, Red Onion

  • 2/3 Cups Dried Cranberries, Cherries

  • 3 Tbsp. Pumpkin Seed...

November 27, 2015

 Wild Rice Salad 

  • 2 Cups Soaked and Cooked Wild Rice  

  • 2/3 Cup Pomegranates, Dried Cherries or Cranberries

  • 1/3 Cup Nuts Of Your Choice; Pecans, Cashews, And Walnuts Are All Great Choices

  • 3 Ribs Celery, Diced 

  • 2 Tbsp. Red Onion, Fin...

November 3, 2015


  • 2-3 Large Tomatoes, diced

  • 1 Cucumber, diced

  • 1 Cup Cooked Sorghum

  • 1 1/2 Cups Organic Cooked White Beans

  • 8 oz. Pearled Mozzarella, or Freshly Made, Diced Mozzarella

  • Fresh Basil to Taste

  • Fresh Oregano, or Dried Oregano, to Taste

  • ...
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