Trending summer colours… orchid pink, green, and bright orange!
Star of the show… fresh shelled fava beans. Lots only made a little more than 1/3 cup shelled…
My power lunch/dinner bowl: Hulled barley, fava beans, candy cane beets, butternut squash, orange bell pepper, red onion, avocado, shredded nori, roasted almonds.
Blanch beet, squash, fava beans. Take the broth and pour into a mug with a slice of lemon and or slices of ginger, lemon grass…a lovely beverage packed with nutrients!
Build Your Dinner/Lunch bowl
Start with 1/2 cup cooked whole grains: hulled barley, buckwheat groats, wheat berries, quinoa
Add 1 1/2 cups mixed colourful veggies…cooked or raw
Add herbs or dried spices to taste (3 tablespoons fresh or 1 teaspoon dried)
Freshly ground pepper is nice
Drizzle any vinegar of your choice: I used brown rice vinegar in this picture
add avocado, nuts, seeds or healthy oil as your fat ( 1 teaspoon oil maximum, a tablespoon of toasted seeds or nuts. If you are not watching your weight, you can have about 1/4 cup nuts a day!