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Bean Breakfast Salad

Bean Breakfast Salad

Beans in a breakfast salad, why not? They add texture, nutrition, and flavor. I adore this salad. Print Bean Breakfast Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 1 lb. strawberries 1-2 pints raspberries 1 fresh pineapple, cored and diced 1 can great northern beans, drained and rinsed 

Black Quinoa Pasta Salad

Black Quinoa Pasta Salad

This Pasta salad is over the top wonderful with the black quinoa and the dressing is a creamy dressing, unusual for a pasta salad. Makes a lot, so take a bowl to the neighbor. Print Black Quinoa Pasta Salad Author: Chef Brad Prep time:  30 mins 

Whipped Ginger Salad

Whipped Ginger Salad

I love this wonderful simple salad. The fresh ginger really adds to the flavor of the salad.

Whipped Ginger Salad
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Ingredients
  • 4 cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup xagave
  • Fresh grated ginger, about 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • -
  • 3-4 bananas, sliced
  • 2 red pears or apples, diced small
  • 2 fresh mangoes, diced
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 cups cooked kamut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. To cook kamut, place in pressure cooker with double the water and pressure for 25 minutes.
  2. -
  3. Whip the first four ingredients together until stiff.
  4. In a large bowl add all the rest of the ingredients and fold into cream.

 

Teff Salad Dressing and Fruit Salad

Teff Salad Dressing and Fruit Salad

I use Voronica Oils and Vinegars, They are the best. You can go to the web site and find out more information about these wonderful oils and vinegars. Print Teff Salad Dressing and Fruit Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients Fresh Lettuce, romaine or leafy lettuce, 

Spelt Fruit Salad

Spelt Fruit Salad

Good grains are great in a salad. Spelt is so good for your and taste great. Print Spelt Fruit Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 1 lb. strawberries, halved 2 gala or pink lady apples, diced 6 oz. of dried apricots ½ cup pistachios ½ cup 

Millet and Black Bean Salad

Millet and Black Bean Salad

Millet and beans go so well together, This salad is so wonderful.

Millet and Black Bean Salad
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups Millet, cooked, chilled
  • 3 cups black beans, cooked, chilled
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1-2 pints red and yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ of a red onion
  • ½ of a large red bell pepper
  • ½ of a large orange bell pepper
  • 4 cobs of fresh corn, roasted and corn kernels cut off the cob, to roast corn place under the broiler
  • Or place in 400 degree oven until corn browns.
  • 1 zucchini, small diced
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  • Dressing:
  • 2 to three tablespoons Roasted paprika I love Penzeys
  • ¼ cup Flax oil
  • ⅓ cup White balsamic vinegar
  • ⅓ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Pinch of Salt and Pepper
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine all of the ingredients and toss with the dressing.

Millet cooks just like white rice. In the pressure cooker 6 minutes.

Kamut Fruit Salad

Kamut Fruit Salad

I love the chewy kamut whole grain. I cook it in my Fagor Electric pressure cooker. Chilled it is great added to salads, and many other dishes. Print Kamut Fruit Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients For the salad: 2 mangos, diced ⅓ cup pomegranate seeds 

Grilled Vegetable and Farro Salad

Grilled Vegetable and Farro Salad

I love farro and it is great in salads. Print Grilled Vegetable and Farro Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 2 yellow squash, washed and cut into length wise strips 2 zucchini, washed and cut into length wise strips 1-2 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2-4 

Edamame White Quinoa Salad

Edamame White Quinoa Salad

Edamame is very popular and really adds flavor and taste to this salad.

Edamame White Quinoa Salad
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Ingredients
  • 8 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 6 Tablespoons walnut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons flax oil
  • ⅓ cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 Tablespoon Xagave
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (1 pound) packages frozen shelled edamame (green soybeans), steamed
  • 1-2 cups cooked white quiona
  • 3 cups roasted corn kernels
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. In a large serving bowl, whisk together the red wine vinegar, walnut oil, flax oil, cilantro, lime juice, xagave, salt and garlic.
  2. In the same large bowl you made the dressing in, mix the rest of the ingredients together and toss with the dressing.

 

Cream Cherry Salad

Cream Cherry Salad

Just adding a grain add to the wonderfulness of any recipe. This one is a perfect example. Print Cream Cherry Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients ½ lb. fresh cranberries (can use a full pound and no blueberries) ½ lb. blueberries 1 vanilla bean 1 Tablespoon 

Corn: Cracked Corn Salad

Corn: Cracked Corn Salad

I love this salad. The cooked cracked corn is so different and unexpected that it makes the salad Print Corn: Cracked Corn Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 3 cups cracked corn, cooked Crack pop corn by placing in hand grinder or powerful blender to crack. 

Christmas Chilean Beet Salad

Christmas Chilean Beet Salad

I found this recipe on a Trip to South America and added the quinoa, I love the color and the flavor is amazing.

Christmas Chilean Beet Salad
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Ingredients
  • 8 to 10 beets, cooked and cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 8 eggs, hard boiled and chopped
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked red quinoa
  • Fresh squeezed lemon juice from two lemons
  • Mayonnaise, about a cup or so, enough to make it nice
Instructions
  1. In a bowl stir together the lemon juice and mayonnaise till combined.
  2. Add in the rest of the ingredients and fold together until combined.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.

 

Café Super Grain Salad

Café Super Grain Salad

The best side dish salad ever, I used it in place of potato chips in my Café. Print Café Super Grain Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 1 cup black quinoa 1 cup millet 1 cup white rice 6 cups water 5 medium garlic cloves, minced 

Buckwheat Salad

Buckwheat Salad

You can use kasha (roasted hulled buckwheat) or hulled buckwheat in this recipe. Kasha has a stronger flavor, but I love it, hulled is milder, but I love it too. Either way you will have a great salad. Print Buckwheat Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 

Amaranth Spinach Salad

Amaranth Spinach Salad

Wonderful easy salad. I love to top a salad with amaranth. It is so lovely and tastes great.

Amaranth Spinach Salad
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Ingredients
  • Large bowl of fresh spinach
  • 8 strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cup grapefruit, segmented
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup dried pineapple pieces
  • Popped amaranth
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  • Mustard Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing:
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ⅓ cup flax oil
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup xagave (if you like it sweeter add more)
  • 1 heaping spoonful Dijon mustard
Instructions
  1. Whisk together the dressing ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  2. In the serving bowl, add the spinach and all of the toppings but the popped amaranth.
  3. Pour on dressing just before you serve.
  4. Sprinkle on the amaranth all over the top.

 

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf salads are great, but they reach true greatness when you add a grain. Print Waldorf Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 6 apples chopped 1 cup dried cranberries 1-2 cups cooked black quinoa 1 can butter beans 1 Mexican papaya, seeded and diced 3 cups 

Sweet Apple and Cheese Barley Salad

Sweet Apple and Cheese Barley Salad

Barley makes the most wonderful salads. I love the chewy texture and buttery flavor. This salad is one of my very favorites. Remember to not add the lettuce until ready to serve. Print Sweet Apple and Cheese Barley Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients For the 

Steamed Barley Waldorf Salad

Steamed Barley Waldorf Salad

Steamed Barley Waldorf Salad
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Ingredients
  • 6 apples chopped
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 6 cups cooked barley
  • 3 cups fruit cocktail, drained, reserving juice
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • -
  • Dressing:
  • Reserved juice
  • 1 cup mayo
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ flax oil
  • ¼ sugar
  • Dash salt
Instructions
  1. Chop apples and mix all ingredients together and toss.
  2. Whisk together Dressing ingredients and toss with salad.

 

Roasted Pear and Kamut Salad

Roasted Pear and Kamut Salad

This is an amazing salad. From the pears to the grain you will love the texture and flavors. Print Roasted Pear and Kamut Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients For the Salad: 6 pears, cut in half and cored 2 cups chilled cooked Kamut 2 cups 

Sprouted Barley Breakfast Salad


Sprouted Barley Breakfast Salad


Print Sprouted Barley Breakfast Salad Author: Chef Brad   Ingredients 3 cups sprouted, steamed barley 
2 bananas cut 1 fresh pineapple chopped 3 apples chopped mango chopped cantaloupe chopped 
fresh berries – 
Dressing ingredients
: ⅓ cup Xagave ⅓ cup white balsamic vinegar ⅓ cup coconut oil