Pulses and Grains

Currently pretending to be very healthy with piles of grain and pulse based salads.

Beetroot , Goats Cheese Beluga Lentils and Thyme Salad

Black Beluga Lentils , Beetroot , Goats Cheese and Thyme Salad

The great thing about these salad is that unlike tomatoe or lettuce based salads they actually mature in the fridge rather than going soggy

Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad

I think the secret is to have plenty of fresh herbs hanging around to mix in thyme coriander and mint work very well . I tend to make a new salad each day and then have a little of each with a hunk of bread also a big blob of home made hummus.

Quinoa with preserved lemon goats cheese and coriander salad

Quinoa with preserved lemon goats cheese and coriander salad

They can also be very effectively put into a Tiffin Carrier for picnics although this weekend I was too busy testing out the new fold up Orikaso picnic set

Picnic with folding cup

Its very spooky that somethings fold up and holds water but great fun especially if you have an engineer to help you put it together

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2 Responses to Pulses and Grains

  1. Pingback: Creamy Herbed Lentils « Girl Interrupted Eating

  2. sarah says:

    This is my favourite kind of salad. A nice weeknight meal, if you add some hard boiled eggs, for example. mmm.

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