Detox Salad | Beet Barley Broccoli Salad
Barley is known as one of the superfood grains that have a nutty taste and pasta like texture. It has Magnesium ,Selenium,Vitamin B1, Niacin, Copper,Molybdenum and dietary fibers. Incorporating barley in the diet can help in reducing the risk of diabetes,heart disease,constipation and weight management benefits.
Read the benefits of Barley here and here. To read some health benefits of Broccoli check out this link here.http://www.well-beingsecrets.com/health-benefits-of-broccoli/
Addition Beet and broccoli helped in cleansing the body from toxic chemicals and made the salad more delicious to enjoy.After all, the diet shouldn’t be boring.Right??
Blogging Marathon#64 Week 3
Theme– Detox Diet
1 cup pearl barley
1 cup beetroot,chopped
1 cup broccoli florets
Water as required
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
sea salt to taste
peppercorn,crushed to taste
Blanch broccoli florets in water for 2 minutes.
Wash and cook pearl barley in a saucepan with 3 cups of water.Cook covered until soft.
Drain the excess water.
In a mixing bowl add all ingredients for dressing.Whisk to combine.
In another mixing bowl add cooked barley,beetroot and broccoli.Stir and add dressing.
Mix well,serve immediately.