This cold grain salad is yummy, refreshing, and perfect for a summer BBQ. You probably already have all of the ingredients in your kitchen!
For the dressing:
juice of one lemon
1 teaspoon mustard as an emulsifier
1/2 cup olive oil
1 garlic clove minced fine
1/4 cup fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt (more to taste)
1–2 teaspoons honey
For the salad:
1/2 bunch kale (finely chopped, without stems, to yield about 1 1/2 cups)
1 tomato chopped
2 carrots grated
1/2 cup red cabbage
1 small cucumber
I /4 cup dried cranberries
1 chicken breast cooked (I used some leftover grilled chicken)
1 1/2 cups cooked and cooled brown rice (or millet, quinoa, wheat berries, or spelt berries)
1. Shake up the dressing ingredients in a large jar.
2. Dice and chop all the veggies and chicken.
3. Add veggies, chicken and grains to the dressing jar
4. Shake it all up.
5. Garnish with 1/4 cup chopped almonds and an avocado
Thanks to T3 Coaching for this recipe!