Tuesday noms

As you might know by now, I’m no chef. Not even close. But on occasion, I do like to try and whip something up. This week, I broke down and decided I was actually going to try to make a wheat berry salad. After numerous points of inspiration from an old high school acquaintance’s blog, Adrienneats, I did it. I finally did it!

First thing you may notice is that a lot of her recipes have more than 5 ingredients. A big no-no in my kitchen. So I modified and made sure to include ingredients I knew I had as well as the few that I knew I loved. Since I was modifying, I figured measurements weren’t overly important since I would be keeping to basic. So what did I do?

I soaked my wheat berries over night and then cooked for an hour. YES, an hour! Then, I sauteed my onion, adding brussel sprouts, red cabbage (for color), and garlic as I went – pretty much equal parts, except the garlic of course. Then, I threw it all together. For dressing, I simply combined salt, pepper, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar. Finally, I topped it off with bleu cheese crumbles.

Man, oh man was it delicious!

I don’t really know calorie count on this recipe, but I imagine this can’t be too bad for you. That’s pretty much all fresh veg, wheat berry, and a near calorie-free dressing. The only thing I know isn’t the best for you is the cheese, but if used in moderation, you won’t be tipping the scales. Or you could even choose to leave it off.

For the official recipe, visit Adrienneats and get your healthy eating on.


No comments yet»

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Adventures in Bikeable Fashion


Because rescuing a dog is a commitment not a trend!

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.


Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing

Joy Victory

Words are my weapons.


Art. Design. Nature. Inspiration

Life of Roya

musings of Roya Ghorbani-Elizeh

Lauri's Blerg

Just another Vox refugee

the food matters project

you are what you eat

emily cawood

designer - builder - artist

Ross' WordPress Portal

Just another WordPress.com site

nest design studio { blog }

our everyday life as designers

Simple Savvy

Slow living, simply done

Going Dutch

and loving it

Lauowolf's Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

%d bloggers like this: