Search Results for: Grain salads

Couscous with Eggplant and Feta

This salad is the perfect complement for tomorrow’s Easter Roast Lamb with Lemon and Yogurt. I love the flavors of eggplant and fresh mint with any lamb dish. The bonus with this salad is it can be made up to 24 hours in advance. If making ahead, re-season the salad just before serving with additional kosher … Full recipe post »

Roasted Corn & Barley Salad

I have a serious hankering for sweet Michigan corn. Local growers report our cooler than average July translated to delayed gratification for us corn lovers; corn requires a warm summer sun to ripen.  But the patience and hard work of Michigan farmers is paying off. Local corn is making its appearance at markets, roadside stands … Full recipe post »

Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables

Quinoa. Considered a sacred grain, sustained the Inca civilization for thousands of years. It’s sustained my family through the years as well.  If an evening menu is “less than healthy”, I quickly cook a side of quinoa and wash away any maternal guilt I may have regarding  the chicken nuggets. No matter how you pronounce … Full recipe post »