11 May 2013

garbanzo bean & raisin salad.


Classes are officially over, but I still have a bit more work to finish up. Needless to say, it has been really insane around here. We have a mountain of laundry, & I feel like the pile of dishes never seem to make it back into the cupboard. Luckily, we have remained in good eating habits, otherwise I would probably be even more exhausted.

Here is a quick, delicious lunch or side dish with bright flavors.

garbanzo bean & raisin salad.
serves 2

1 15oz can garbanzo beans, drained & rinsed
1/2 cup raisins
1 avocado
spinach or arugula for serving, roughly chopped

  1. In a bowl, combine beans, raisins & half the dressing. 
  2. Serve over a bed of greens, with avocado wedges & the rest of the dressing on the side.


dressing:
1/3 cup olive oil
juice of 1 lemon
2 TBL chives
2 TBL fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 TBL maple syrup or raw honey
a pinch of cumin
sea salt & cracked pepper

  1. Whisk together. 

Some pictures from a lovely spring Sunday frittata. For a similar one, click here.






happy eatings & cheers!

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