As part of my psuedo-raw, vegan, vegetarian diet I made up this dish. I thought it would be great for lunch and it was!
I started by making just half a cup of black rice. Yes, I know, they look like little ants in a salad, but it’s SOOOOO good. That, and you can use it to freak out your kids. Either way, it’s a win! Sorry…couldn’t resist; ok, I didn’t really try either.
Then I cut up some veggies to add to my salad: Cucumber, mini bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, a bit of fresh cilantro, fresh basil and fresh dill (I put that one everything), shredded carrots and a few beets. I made up a light dressing to toss it in. Mixed everything together and divided into two portions. I had lunch for two days.
I will say, adding avocado to the salad, right before you eat it, will take it to a whole new level. I am going to be making more for my lunches. It is definitely better than the standard lettuce salad.
This salad was vegan, gluten-free and DELICIOUS! I modeled it off a recipe I have been making for years (not my personal recipe). You can make either or make it a combination. Either way, it’s salad season…