​Fast Whole Grain Salad with Blanched Veggies


  • 1 cup whole grain (ex. quinoa, brown rice, barley, buckwheat, rye, hato hugi, etc.)
  • 1 cup veggies, (choose at least one from below ground, one from above ground)
  • ½ cup scallions or parsley, sliced thin
  • 3 Tbs lemon juice or vinegar
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • sea salt


Rinse quinoa, combine with water in a medium size pot. Bring to boil over high flame, cover, place flame tamer
reduce heat to low, simmer 25 min. Take quinoa off burner, set aside, leave lid on, let sit 5 min. Place quinoa in large mixing bowl. Vegetables may be added raw or blanched individually. Add lemon juice/vinegar and salt, toss, add oil, toss and serve.