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Power Spinach Salad

This delicious recipe is used with permission from its creator, Tammy Strait, an author, lawyer, and athlete whose “Eat Well” blog is online at Farro is an ancient wheat-derived grain with a nutty flavor rich in protein, heart-healthy fiber, and essential nutrients including magnesium and iron. A high-fiber diet lowers risk for stroke, diabetes and obesity. For this recipe, Strait uses Bob’s Red Mill organic farro, available at Amazon and other stores.


1/2 cup farro, prepared according to package instructions
8 ounces spinach mixed with spring greens
1 cup cottage cheese
1/4 cup drained and rinsed garbanzo beans (chick peas)
2 hard-boiled eggs
1 Roma tomato

Place greens on a serving plate and add each ingredient layer on top. Sprinkle with sea salt and fresh pepper and voila! A super power-packed protein salad that is good AND good for you. Makes four servings.