Saturday, May 23, 2020

Saturday Salad Suggestion


Chickpea Salad

This recipe provides 2 servings.


Ingredients:


Dressing:

1)    ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
2)    ½ cup chopped tomato
3)    ¼ cup lemon juice
4)    ¼ cup olive oil
5)    1 garlic clove, minced
6)    ½ teaspoon sea salt
7)    ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


Salad:

1)    1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
2)    1 medium carrot, julienned
3)    1 small zucchini, julienned
4)    2 green onions, thinly sliced
5)     ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley
6)    ¼ cup thinly sliced radishes
7)    ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
8)    3 tablespoons chopped walnuts
9)    3 cups spring mix salad greens


Instructions:

1)    For the dressing, in a dry small skillet, toast cumin seeds over medium heat until aromatic, stirring frequently. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in tomato, lemon juice, oil, garlic, sea salt, and cayenne pepper.

2)    In a bowl, combine chickpeas, carrot, zucchini, green onions, parsley, radishes, cheese and walnuts. Stir in 1/3 cup dressing.

3)    To serve, divide greens between 2 plates; top with chickpea mixture. Drizzle with remaining dressing.





Enjoy!


Thursday, May 14, 2020

Quote to Remember...



“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”

Benjamin Disraeli