I have a cookbook "The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook", by Diana Shaw ... it s a most wonderful collection of veggie dishes. I am sharing 6 of these recipes with you today! If you want to live a healthier lifestyle ... please try these recipes ... they are all truly delicious.
1 C. cooked wheat berries
3 – 4 ears of corn, boiled or cooked in the microwave
2 C. cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 C. loosely packed shredded green cabbage
1/4 C. minced red onions
1/4 C. minced fresh cilantro
1/4 C. minced fresh chives
1/4 C. minced fresh parsley
1 C. fresh blueberries
1 C. sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 C. raisins … I use dried cranberries DRESSING:
1/4 of an avocado
1 T. fresh lemon juice
1/4 C. reduced-fat or nonfat sour cream … I use Greek Yogurt
1/2 C. nonfat or low-fat buttermilk
In a large salad bowl: Wheat berries, corn kernels, chickpeas, cabbage, onions, cilantro, chives, parsley, blueberries, strawberries, and raisins (or cranberries) – toss well.
In a food processor or blender, combine the avocado, lemon juice, sour cream (or yogurt), and buttermilk. Process until smooth. Pour the dressing evenly over the salad and toss well. Serve at room temperature, or cover and refrigerate, and serve chilled.