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Lentil/Quinoa/Barley Power Bowl with Honey Vinaigrette


Salads & Veg

About the Recipe

When you need something light and nourishing, a power bowl like this is the perfect lunch or light dinner. It packs really well, so is perfect for a workday office meal.


Power Bowl:

  • 1/2 cup red quinoa

  • 1/2 cup golden quinoa

  • 1/2 cup pearl barley

  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

  • 1/4 cup toasted hazelnuts

  • 2 cups chopped lettuce (romaine)

Honey and Apple Cider Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/4 cup vegetable or seed oil (sunflower or canola)

  • 1/4 cup simple olive oil

  • 1/4 apple cider

  • 3 tbsp prepared dijon mustard

  • 2 tbsp kosher salt



Blend everything together

Power Bowl:

Cook the pearl barley in boiling salted water until tender.

Cook the red quinoa in boiling salted water until tender

Mix the quinoas and the cranberries and the hazelnuts with the vinaigrette (until for it to taste good but not be overly saucy

Serve on top of the chopped lettuce - garnish with dried apple slices

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