Whole Grain Salad with Blanched Veggies


  • 1 cup whole grain (ex. quinoa, brown rice, barley, buckwheat, rye, hato mugi, etc.)
  • 1 cup or more veggies (choose at least one from below ground, one from above ground)
  • sea salt


  1. rinse quinoa, combine with water in a medium size pot
  2. bring to boil over high flame, cover, place flame tamer
  3. reduce heat to low, simmer 25 min
  4. take quinoa off burner, set aside, leave lid on, let sit 5 min
  5. place quinoa in large mixing bowl
  6. vegetables may be added raw or blanched individually
  7. add salt, toss