Lenten salad with quinoa & pomegranate

Healthy, a light salad or side dish with quinoa, black eyed peas and chickpeas, pomegranate seeds and their juice, and fresh dill. A colorful salad with the beautiful fruit pomegranate and lots of protein from quinoa. Try it!

Autumn makes herself known when the soft orange-pink pomegranates start to appear on my father in law’s trees, like spectacular Christmas ornaments. It marks the start of one of my favourite seasons and always reminds me that my wedding anniversary is not too far away. I can always remember my dad and my father in law enjoying a very happy, animated conversation and a Greek coffee in the garden with an impressive backdrop of pomegranate trees, that were simply heaving with fruit, behind them on the day after our wedding. My father in law took cuttings from his trees and now they grow in my parents garden – and this is the first year that the new trees have produced a very generous and healthy quantity of fruit that is filled with sweet ruby coloured gems.

Read more here: http://mulberrypomegranate.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/lenten-salad-with-quinoa-pomegranate.h

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