Buckwheat Berry Salad

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Buckwheat Berry Salad – A quick, easy and delicious salad that is simply perfect for picnics and barbecues!

Memorial Day is quickly approaching and picnics and barbecues with it. One of the easiest, quickest, healthiest and tastiest dishes to bring to a potluck is a gorgeous salad. This one just happens to fill that bill!

Buckwheat is a delicious grain. It also can aid digestion, aid weight loss, promote healthy skin and bones and is rich in iron.

Blueberries have been named a super food because of their anti-inflammatory properties, they can improve vision and moods, aid weight loss and digestion and are good for brain health.

Mangoes contain vitamin A, B6 and C, are also good for brain health and can be a natural remedy for high blood pressure. All in all it’s easy to see how this salad is so healthy! It also happens to be very filling, quick and delicious. Let’s eat!

Ingredients

1 cup blueberries
1-2 apples, chopped
2 mangoes, chopped
¼ red onions, diced
1 cup cooked buckwheat
1 cup cooked millet
¼ cup parsley, chopped
½ cucumber, chopped

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Pour dressing on top and gently mix.

Dressing

Ingredients

½ cup olive oil
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. black pepper

Directions

Whisk all ingredients together and pour over salad.

For more delicious potluck salads make sure you check out our Chickpea Summer Salad, Last Minute Potato Salad, Forbidden Rice and Veggie Salad and Greek Quinoa Salad. All are as healthy as they are tasty!

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