Crisp Greens And Grain Salad

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The Family Dinner
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Ingredients for 8 servings

2 cups cooked grain, like quinoa, brown rice or wheatberries

1 medium sized bunch of vigorous kale cut into strips

The stems of one bunch rainbow chard sliced (save the leaves for tomorrow’s dinner; you can also substitute with 2 cups chopped celery)

3 cups spinach, arugula or watercress

4-5 sliced radishes

1 cucumber, deseeded and cubed

1 apple, cubed for a sweet crunch

1 avocado, cubed

½ cup chopped mint

¼ cup chopped dill

A handful of wholewheat croutons

Some shaved Parmesan (optional)

1 tablespoon low-fat mayo (optional)

⅓ cup fresh lemon juice

1 garlic clove minced

⅔ cup olive oil

¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Salt to taste (about ¼ teaspoon)

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